Gallaher, Antone Renkl, CAPT

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Last Rank
Last Primary NEC
9587-Officer Programs, Officer Recruiter
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1962-1963, Navy Recruiting Area 8, Commander Naval Recruiting Command (CNRC)
Service Years
1928 - 1963

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Year of Birth
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Contact Info
Home Town
Last Address
San Diego, CA

Date of Passing
Oct 13, 1982
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
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Military Service Number
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Recruit Division Commander Allied Submarine Command US Navy Retired 30

 Unofficial Badges 

Cold War Veteran Cold War Veteran

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
His 1st (of 4) Navy Cross Citation reads:

For extraordinary heroism as Commanding Officer of a U.S. Submarine during a war patrol in enemy-controlled waters. Despite extremely strong enemy escorts which included air support, he skillfully penetrated the escort screens, and through his daring and aggressive determination, delivered smashing torpedo attacks against enemy shipping. As a result of these well-planned and brilliantly executed attacks, he successfully sank three enemy ships totaling 20,200 tons, and damaged tow additional enemy ships totaling 15,000 tons. Although severely depth-charged and fired upon by escorts, and bombed by aircraft, his skillful and brilliant evasive tactics enabled him to escape and bring his ship to port. His conduct throughout was an inspiration to his officers and men, and in keeping with the highest traditions of the Naval Service.
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  1937-1939, 629X, USS S-37 (SS-142)

Lieutenant Junior Grade

From Month/Year
February / 1937

To Month/Year
May / 1939

USS S-37 (SS-142) Unit Page

Lieutenant Junior Grade

629X-Limited Duty Officer - Communications - Submarine

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 USS S-37 (SS-142) Details

USS S-37 (SS-142)

Sub-Surface Vessel

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Last Updated: Dec 1, 2018
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11 Members Also There at Same Time
USS S-37 (SS-142)

Morton, Dudley Walker, CDR, (1930-1943) OFF 112X Lieutenant
Haag, John Daniel, CPO, (1917-1941) MM MM-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Brandt, Archie Frederick, CPO, (1933-1944) RM RM-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Fox, Eugene Webster, CWO3, (1932-1958) EM EM-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Hobbs, Delbert Dellis, CPO, (1931-1953) SC SC-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Warren, Roland Henry, PO2, (1934-1942) MM MM-0000 Petty Officer 2nd Class
Weade, Claiborne Hoyt, CPO, (1937-1943) TM TM-0000 Petty Officer 2nd Class
Walling, John Franklin, CDR, (1935-1945) OFF Lieutenant Junior Grade
Ebert, Walter Gale, RADM, (1930-1950) Lieutenant
Adkins, James Alvin, RADM, (1930-1959) Lieutenant Junior Grade
Sieglaff, William Bernard, RADM, (1931-1966) Lieutenant Junior Grade

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