Bouvia, Chester, MM1c

Fallen
 
 Service Photo   Service Details
55 kb
View Time Line
Last Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Last Primary NEC
MM-0000-Machinist's Mate
Last Rating/NEC Group
Machinists Mate
Primary Unit
1941-1942, MM-0000, USS Grunion (SS-216)
Service Years
1923 - 1942
MM-Machinists Mate
Four Hash Marks

 Last Photo   Personal Details 


Home State
Illinois
Illinois
Year of Birth
1902
 
This Military Service Page was created/owned by Tommy Burgdorf (Birddog), FC2 to remember Bouvia, Chester, MM1c.

If you knew or served with this Sailor and have additional information or photos to support this Page, please leave a message for the Page Administrator(s) HERE.
 
Casualty Info
Home Town
Savanna
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Jul 30, 1942
 
Cause
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Reason
Drowned, Suffocated
Location
Not Specified
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Body Not Recovered

 Official Badges 




 Unofficial Badges 




 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
World War II Fallen
  1942, World War II Fallen


 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
His Navy Commendation Medal Citation reads:

For meritorious conduct as a member of the crew of the U.S.S. GRUNION which destroyed three enemy destroyers while engaged in a war patrol in enemy controlled waters. Despite severe and persistent anti-submarine measures resulting from these three successful attacks, the GRUNION was brought safely through the counter attacks and continued an aggressive war patrol. As a member of the crew of the GRUNION, your performance of duty was an important and material contribution to the prosecution of this war.
   
Comments/Citation
Not Specified
   
 Photo Album   (More...


  1930-1931, FA-0000, USS R-1 (SS-78)


From Month/Year
March / 1930

To Month/Year
April / 1931

Unit
USS R-1 (SS-78) Unit Page

Rank
Fireman Apprentice

NEC
FA-0000-Fireman Apprentice

Location
Not Specified

Country/State
Not Specified
 
 
 Patch
 USS R-1 (SS-78) Details

USS R-1 (SS-78)
Career
Name: USS R-1
Ordered: 29 August 1916
Builder: Fore River Shipbuilding, Quincy, Massachusetts
Laid down: 16 October 1917
Launched: 24 August 1918
Commissioned: 16 December 1918
Decommissioned: 1 May 1931
Recommissioned: 23 September 1940
Decommissioned: 20 September 1945
Reclassified: SS-78, July 1920
Struck: 10 November 1945
Fate: Sold for scrap, 13 March 1946
General characteristics
Type: R class submarine
Displacement: 569 long tons (578 t) surfaced
680 long tons (691 t) submerged
Length: 186 ft 2 in (56.74 m)
Beam: 18 ft (5.5 m)
Draft: 14 ft 6 in (4.42 m)
Propulsion: Diesel-electric
Speed: 13.5 knots (25.0 km/h; 15.5 mph) surfaced
10.5 knots (19.4 km/h; 12.1 mph) submerged
Complement: 30 officers and men
Armament: • 4 × 21 in (533 mm) torpedo tubes
• 1 × 3"/50 caliber guns


Type
Sub-Surface Vessels
 

Parent Unit
Submarines

Strength
Submarine

Created/Owned By
ET McPhillips, Thomas, Jr. (Mac), ET3 276 
   

Last Updated: Dec 1, 2018
   
   
My Photos For This Unit
No Available Photos
Members Also There at Same Time

Copyright Togetherweserved.com Inc 2003-2011