Fischer, Harry Frederick, Jr., CAPT

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Last Rank
Last Primary NEC
112X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Submarine Warfare
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1969-1970, Naval Training Center (Cadre/Faculty Staff) San Diego, CA
Service Years
1935 - 1970

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This Military Service Page was created/owned by Steven Loomis (SaigonShipyard), IC3 to remember Fischer, Harry Frederick, Jr., CAPT.

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Contact Info
Home Town
Honesdale, Penn.
Last Address
Harry's ashes were interred in the Memorial Garden
at Christ Episcopal Church, Coronado California.

Date of Passing
Jan 12, 2010
Location of Interment
Not Specified
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 Official Badges 

Joint Chiefs of Staff US Navy Retired 30

 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Shellback Pearl Harbor Memorial Medallion Gulf of Tonkin Yacht Club Order of the Golden Dragon

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  1936-1936, USS Ranger (CV-4)

Seaman 1st Class

From Month/Year
January / 1936

To Month/Year
June / 1936

USS Ranger (CV-4) Unit Page

Seaman 1st Class

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 USS Ranger (CV-4) Details

USS Ranger (CV-4)

Hull number CV-4

Surface Vessels


Parent Unit

Aircraft Carrier

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Last Updated: Feb 19, 2014
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Other Memories
Capt. Harry Frederick Fischer Jr. was born in Honesdale, Penn. on Nov. 14, 1916. He attended Technical High School in Scranton, Penn. and enlisted in the U.S. Navy as an apprentice seaman on May 15, 1935.

He served on board USS Vega and USS Ranger and took examinations for the U.S. Naval Academy while in the latter vessel. Receiving a special order discharge, he entered the Naval Academy on July 7, 1936 and as a midshipman, he was a member of the wrestling team. He graduated and was commissioned an ensign on June 6, 1940.

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19 Members Also There at Same Time
USS Ranger (CV-4)

Bellinger, Patrick, VADM, (1907-1947) Captain
Christie, Ralph Waldo, VADM, (1915-1949) Commander
Montgomery, Alfred Eugene, VADM, (1912-1951) Commander
Sherman, Forrest, ADM, (1918-1951) Lieutenant Commander
RILEY, Herbert, VADM, (1927-1964) Lieutenant
Soucek, Apollo, VADM, (1921-1955) Lieutenant
Hyde, John Milton, CAPT Ensign
Hedrick, Claude, PO3, (1936-1940) Seaman
Greenman, William Garrett, Cmdre, (1909-1949) OFF Commander
Van Deurs, George, RADM, (1923-1951) OFF Lieutenant Commander
Raborn, William Francis, VADM, (1928-1963) OFF Lieutenant Junior Grade
Ricketts, Milton Ernest, LT, (1935-1942) OFF 111X Lieutenant Junior Grade
Schneider, Earle Caffrey, LCDR, (1929-1943) OFF Lieutenant Junior Grade
Stroh, Robert Joseph, VADM, (1930-1969) OFF 131X Lieutenant Junior Grade
Bouvia, Chester, PO1, (1923-1942) MM MM-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Wirth, John, LT, (1934-1945) MM MM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Taylor, Edward, S1c, (1935-1937) 00 00-0000 Seaman 1st Class
STROOP, Paul David, VADM, (1926-1965) Lieutenant
Blount, Cecil Edward, LCDR, (1935-1955) Ensign

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