Fischer, Harry Frederick, Jr., CAPT

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Captain
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
Captain
Captain

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Home State
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Year of Birth
1916
 
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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
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 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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  1943-1945, USS Thresher (SS-200)

Lieutenant

From Month/Year
May / 1943

To Month/Year
January / 1945

Unit
USS Thresher (SS-200) Unit Page

Rank
Lieutenant

NEC
Not Specified

Location
Not Specified

Country/State
Not Specified
 
 
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 USS Thresher (SS-200) Details

USS Thresher (SS-200)
Hull number SS-200

Type
Sub-Surface Vessels

Existing/Disbanded
Decommissioned

Parent Unit
Submarines

Strength
Submarine

Created/Owned By
Not Specified
   

Last Updated: Feb 19, 2014
   
Memories For This Unit

Other Memories
His first submarine was USS Thresher (SS-200) in 1943 where he served as engineer and diving officer. He received the Silver Star for his duties on Thresher.

Of the eight submarine war patrols in which he participated, some were on USS Spikefish during the latter period of the war. He was awarded the Bronze Star Medal with Combat ?V for heroic service as assistant approach officer of USS Spikefish during the fourth war patrol of that vessel in the enemy Japanese-controlled waters of the Nanpo Shoto, Yellow Sea and East China Sea Areas from July 8 to August 31, 1945.

   
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10 Members Also There at Same Time
USS Thresher (SS-200)

MacMILLAN, Duncan, RADM, (1926-1956) OFF 112X Commander
Julihn (S.S. x3), Lawrence, RADM, (1937-1970) OFF 112X Lieutenant Commander
Millican, William John, CDR, (1928-1944) OFF 000X Lieutenant Commander
Wagner, George Andrew, LCDR, (1932-1943) OFF Lieutenant Commander
O'Brien, Edward Francis, LCDR, (1936-1944) OFF Lieutenant
Abels, Jacques, LT, (1939-1946) YN YN-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Bailey, Lawrence Leland, CPO, (1935-1944) EM EM-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Pressey, Jackson Gilbert, MCPO, (1942-1971) ET ET-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Lewis, Marion Arthur, CPO, (1934-1945) GM GM-0000 Gunner's Mate 1st Class
Videkovich, William, PO2, (1942-1945) MO Fireman 1st Class

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