Fisher, Richard Kirk, PO1

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

Casualty Date
Sep 28, 1943
KIA-Body Not Recovered
Other Explosive Device
Pacific Ocean
World War II
Location of Interment
Manila American Cemetery and Memorial - Manila, Philippines
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Military Service Number
Not Specified

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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.

Service number: 3111661

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

The information contained in this profile was compiled from various internet sources.
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  1941-1942, MO-0000, USS Gato (SS-212)

MoMM - Motor Machinistmate/Oiler

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December / 1941

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September / 1942

USS Gato (SS-212) Unit Page

Petty Officer First Class

MO-0000-Motor Machinist/Oiler

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 USS Gato (SS-212) Details

USS Gato (SS-212)
Hull number SS-212

Sub-Surface Vessel

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Last Updated: Nov 28, 2018
My Photos For This Unit
USS Gato (SS-212)
23 Members Also There at Same Time
USS Gato (SS-212)

Foster, Ernest Louis, CPO, (1930-1943) MO MO-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Jacobs, Olin, PO1, (1939-1943) MO MO-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Bangert, Stanley Henry, PO1, (1938-1944) MO MO-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Gordon, Allan Harold, CPO, (1934-1957) MO MO-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Lucas, Joseph Benjamin, PO2, (1939-1943) MO MO-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Hinton, Clarence Cornelius, PO1, (1940-1943) EM EM-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Surofchek, Steven, PO1, (1927-1942) SC SC-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Blanton, Osie, CPO, (1931-1952) TM TM-0000 Torpedoman 2nd Class
Flowers, Harrell, CPO, (1940-1964) TM TM-0000 Torpedoman 3rd Class
John, Charles Herbert, PO1, (1941-1946) EM EM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Meyer, Frederick William H, PO3, (1942-1944) S1c S1c-0000 Seaman First Class
Davis, John Edward, PO2, (1941-1945) S2c S2c-0000 Seaman Second Class
Hall, Kenneth Edward, S2c, (1942-1942) S2c S2c-0000 Seaman Second Class
Herrin, Hollis Earland, S1c, (1942-1943) S2c S2c-0000 Seaman Second Class
Knowles, Edward Earl, S2c, (1942-1942) S2c S2c-0000 Seaman Second Class
Barr, Luther Vaughter, PO3, (1940-1943) F3c F3c-0000 Fireman 3rd Class
George, Marshall Lee, PO3, (1942-1944) F3c F3c-0000 Fireman 3rd Class
Barr, Luther Vaughter, PO3, (1940-1943) F2c F2c-0000 Fireman Second Class
Swartwood, David N., S2c, (1942-1942) SN SN-9700 Seaman Recruit
Myers, William Girard, CDR, (1926-1943) Lieutenant Commander
Lockwood, Ralph Huntington, CAPT, (1938-1968) OFF Lieutenant
Ward, Norvell Gardiner, RADM, (1935-1973) Lieutenant
Spriggs, Arthur, SCPO, (1941-1969) Other Service Rank
Carroll, Richard H, HA2c, (1941-1942) Hospital Apprentice Second Class

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