Boucher, Ralph Irving, SC1c

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Last Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Last Primary NEC
SC-0000-Ships Cook/Ships Baker
Last Rating/NEC Group
Ships Cook/Ships Baker
Primary Unit
1944-1945, SC-0000, USS Barbel (SS-316)
Service Years
1941 - 1945
SC-Ships Cook/Baker
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Home State
New York
New York
Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Mechanicsville, NY
Last Address
Philadelphia, PA

Casualty Date
Feb 04, 1945
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Other Explosive Device
World War II
Location of Interment
Gerald B. H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery - Schuylerville, New York
Wall/Plot Coordinates
MI 52 (memorial marker)

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  1941-1941, SC-0000, USS Bass (SS-164)

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Seaman Second Class

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 USS Bass (SS-164) Details

USS Bass (SS-164)

Career (United States)
Builder: Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, Kittery, Maine
Laid down: 20 October 1921
Launched: 27 December 1924
Commissioned: 26 September 1925
Decommissioned: 9 June 1937
Commissioned: 5 September 1940
Decommissioned: 3 March 1945
Struck: 10 March 1945
Fate: Scuttled as a sonar target off Block Island, 12 March 1945
General characteristics
Class and type: V-1 (Barracuda)-class composite direct-drive diesel and diesel-electric submarine
Displacement: 2,119 tons (2,153 t) surfaced, 2,506 tons (2,546 t) submerged
Length: 326 ft (99 m) (waterline), 341 ft 6 in (104.09 m) (overall)
Beam: 27 ft 6�?? in (9.4 m)
Draft: 15 ft 2 in (4.62 m)
Speed: 21 knots (39 km/h) surfaced, 9 knots (17 km/h) submerged
Range: 6,000 nautical miles (11,000 km) @ 11 knots (20 km/h), 11,000 nautical miles (20,000 km) at 11 kn with fuel in main ballast tanks (bunkerage 90,935 US gallons (344,230 l)
Endurance: 10 hours @ 5 knots (9 km/h)
Test depth: 200 ft (60 m)
  • As Designed: 8 officers, 80 enlisted
  • 1931: 7 officers, 11 chief petty officers (CPOs), 69 enlisted
  • 1938: 7 officers, 9 CPOs, 70 enlisted (1938)
  • Conversion to Transport, 1943: 9 officers, 44 enlisted
Armament: 6 × 21-inch (533 mm) torpedo tubes (four forward, two aft, 12 torpedoes; removed 1943), (as built) 1 × 5-inch (127 mm)/51 cal deck gun (changed to 1 × 3-inch (76 mm)/50 cal 1928, removed 1943)

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Last Updated: Mar 2, 2018
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USS Bass (SS-164)
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USS Bass (SS-164)

Delaney, Thomas Morris, CPO, (1937-1944) GM GM-0000 Gunner's Mate 1st Class
Blagg, Leonard Ode, PO2, (1937-1942) EM EM-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Brabham, Charles Edward, CPO, (1939-1944) RM RM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class

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