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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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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  1942-1943, MO-0000, Gosport Navy Yard, Portsmouth, VA

MoMM - Motor Machinistmate/Oiler

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December / 1942

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May / 1943

Gosport Navy Yard, Portsmouth, VA Unit Page

Petty Officer First Class

MO-0000-Motor Machinist/Oiler

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 Gosport Navy Yard, Portsmouth, VA Details

Gosport Navy Yard, Portsmouth, VA
Renamed Norfolk Navy Yard in 1862

Garrison - Base Station

Parent Unit
Naval Yards


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Last Updated: Aug 9, 2018
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17 Members Also There at Same Time
Gosport Navy Yard, Portsmouth, VA

Landres, Leo Allen, CPO, (1928-1943) MO MO-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Roberts, Claude William, PO1, (1937-1943) MO MO-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Ganley, John Francis, CPO, (1935-1943) MO MO-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Rhodes, John Edgar, PO2, (1939-1943) MO MO-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Gurganus, Arthur Allen, C.T., (1931-1943) TM TM-0000 Chief Torpedoman
Short, William Edward, PO1, (1940-1945) TM TM-0000 Torpedoman 1st Class
Baker, Glen Otis, CPO, (1930-1943) GM GM-0000 Gunner's Mate 1st Class
Jones, Joseph Wayne, CPO, (1940-1945) EM EM-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Nelson, Samuel, PO2, (1936-1943) OS OS-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Simon, Harry, PO1, (1938-1943) GM GM-00TM Petty Officer Second Class
Glazier, John Francis, PO2, (1941-1944) S1c S1c-0000 Seaman First Class
Cavanaugh, Joseph Peter, S1c, (1942-1943) S2c S2c-0000 Seaman Second Class
Lamothe, Joseph Norman, PO3, (1942-1945) S2c S2c-0000 Seaman Second Class
O'Donnell, Melvin Bernard, PO3, (1942-1943) S2c S2c-0000 Seaman Second Class
George, Harry Alexander, F1c, (1942-1944) F3c F3c-0000 Fireman 3rd Class
Niedwrski, Jacob, PO3, (1940-1943) F2c F2c-0000 Fireman Second Class
Smolenski, Edward John, S1c, (1942-1943) S2c Seaman Second Class

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