Fisher, Richard Kirk, MoMM1c

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Last Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Last Primary NEC
MO-0000-Motor Machinist/Oiler
Last Rating/NEC Group
Motor Machinistmate/Oiler
Primary Unit
1943-1943, MO-0000, USS Cisco (SS-290)
Service Years
1940 - 1943
MoMM - Motor Machinistmate/Oiler

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Home State
Iowa
Iowa
Year of Birth
1917
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Clarion, IA
Last Address
Compton, CA

Casualty Date
Sep 28, 1943
 
Cause
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
Pacific Ocean
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Manila American Cemetery and Memorial - Manila, Philippines
Wall/Plot Coordinates
(cenotaph)

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 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

The USS Cisco (SS-290) began her first war patrol on 20 September 1943, and was never heard from after that. Japanese records indicate that a submarine was attacked and sunk on 28 September in the area where the USS Cisco was the only known American Submarine. She was presumed lost in action on that date. Motor Machinist's Mate, First Class Fisher was listed as Missing in Action and later declared dead on 8 January 1946.
   
Comments/Citation

Service number: 3111661

Submarine war patrols:
USS Gato (SS-212) - 1st through 3rd
USS Cisco (SS-290) - 1st

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  1943-1943, MO-0000, USS Cisco (SS-290)

MoMM - Motor Machinistmate/Oiler

From Month/Year
May / 1943

To Month/Year
September / 1943

Unit
USS Cisco (SS-290) Unit Page

Rank
Petty Officer First Class

NEC
MO-0000-Motor Machinist/Oiler

Location
Not Specified

Country/State
Not Specified
 
 
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 USS Cisco (SS-290) Details

USS Cisco (SS-290)
Hull number SS-290

Type
Sub-Surface Vessels

Existing/Disbanded
Sunk

Parent Unit
Submarines

Strength
Submarine

Created/Owned By
Not Specified
   

Last Updated: Dec 20, 2018
   
   
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USS Cisco (SS-290)
20 Members Also There at Same Time
USS Cisco (SS-290)

Anderson, Donald Frank, CPO, (1929-1943) MO MO-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Coe, James (Jim), CDR OFF 112X Commander
Weinel, August Frederick, LCDR, (1932-1943) OFF 112X Commander
Gurganus, Arthur Allen, C.T., (1931-1943) CWO CWO Chief Torpedoman (CWO)
Rice, Howell Barbee, CPO, (1935-1955) RM RM-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Coe, William Fred, PO1, (1935-1943) RT RT-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Mewbourn, Marion Thomas, PO1, (1939-1943) MM MM-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Ritzler, Adna True, PO1, (1936-1943) SM SM-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Upson, Earl Raymond, PO1, (1941-1943) GM GM-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Winter, John William, PO2, (1937-1943) TM TM-0000 Torpedoman 2nd Class
Corkery, Charles Raymond, PO2, (1941-1943) TM TM-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Nelson, Samuel, PO2, (1936-1943) OS OS-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Abrams, Donald Bradley, PO2, (1939-1943) FC FC-0000 Fire Controlman 2nd Class
Zar, Charles, PO3, (1942-1943) SC SC-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Williams, Albert Wade, StM1c, (1942-1943) SD SD-0000 Steward's Mate First Class
Gondorchin, George, S2c, (1942-1943) S2c S2c-0000 Seaman Second Class
Coe, James Wiggins, CDR, (1930-1943) Commander
Berry, Howard Burton, LCDR, (1934-1943) OFF Lieutenant Commander
Miller, John Duckett, LCDR, (1933-1943) OFF Lieutenant Commander
Louney, Walter Howard, LT, (1937-1943) OFF Lieutenant

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