Hawkins, William Paul, BM2c

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Last Rank
Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class
Last Primary NEC
BM-0000-Boatswain's Mate
Last Rating/NEC Group
Boatswain's Mate
Primary Unit
1944-1945, BM-0000, USS Bullhead (SS-332)
Service Years
1942 - 1945
BM-Boatswain's Mate

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Home State
New York
New York
Year of Birth
1921
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
New York, NY
Last Address
New York, NY

Casualty Date
Aug 06, 1945
 
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

USS Bullhead (SS-332) began her third and final patrol on 31 July 1945. The last contact with the boat was on 2 August. Post war Japanese records show that a plane depth charged and presumably sunk an American Submarine on 6 August, the same day the Atom bomb was dropped on Hiroshima. Boatswain's Mate Second Class Hawkins was listed as Missing in Action and officially declared dead 23 August 1946.
   
Comments/Citation

Service number: 2245938

Submarine war patrols:
USS Barracuda (SS-163) - 5th and 6th
USS Bullhead (SS-332) - 1st through 3rd

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  1942-1942, AS-0000, SUBBASE Coco Solo, Panama

Apprentice Seaman

From Month/Year
March / 1942

To Month/Year
April / 1942

Unit
SUBBASE Coco Solo, Panama Unit Page

Rank
Apprentice Seaman

NEC
AS-0000-Apprentice Seaman

Location
Not Specified

Country/State
Not Specified
 
 
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 SUBBASE Coco Solo, Panama Details

SUBBASE Coco Solo, Panama

Type
Garrison - Base Station

Existing/Disbanded
Disbanded

Parent Unit
NAVSUBASE

Strength
Base

Created/Owned By
Not Specified
   

Last Updated: Nov 10, 2018
   
   
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7 Members Also There at Same Time
SUBBASE Coco Solo, Panama

Lonas, John Peyton, CPO, (1934-1944) MO MO-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Baker, Glen Otis, CPO, (1930-1943) GM GM-0000 Gunner's Mate 1st Class
Hansen, Louis, CPO TM TM-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Oneal, Roy Lester, PO3, (1942-1943) EM EM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
O'Meara, William Alexander, PO2, (1940-1943) FC FC-0000 Fire Controlman 3rd Class
Burrell, David Lee, PO1, (1935-1943) COX COX-0000 Coxswain
Parr, Thomas Sherman, PO2, (1936-1943) S1c S1c-0000 Seaman 1st Class

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