Lynch Jr, Frank Curtis, CAPT

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Last Rank
Captain
Last Primary NEC
112X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Submarine Warfare
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1953-1954, Naval Hospital (NAVHOSP)/Navy Regional Medical Center (NRMC)/Naval Medical Center (NAVMEDCEN)/Naval
Service Years
1938 - 1954
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Decommissioning
Order of the Golden Dragon
Neptune Subpoena
Order of the Rock
Order of the Spanish Main
Plank Owner
Suez Canal
Cold War
Captain
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Home State
Kansas
Kansas
Year of Birth
1914
 
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Last Known Activity
Captain Lynch was the XO onboard the USS Harder while CDR Dealey was the CO
Dealey Jr., Samuel (Destroyer Killer), CDR
   
Other Comments:
Was critically injured in an automobile accident in Columbo, Ceylon on May 25, 1953 while Commanding Officer of USS Allen Sumner (DD-692)
   
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USS HARDER (SS-257) 5th War Patrol
Start Year
1944
End Year
1944

Description
This was the split patrol. Basically 5(a) and 5(b). She patrolled in the Celebes Sea and the Flores Sea. Sank the following: destroyer Minazuki, destroyer Hayanami, destroyer Tanikaze
   
My Participation in This Battle or Operation
From Year
1944
To Year
1944
 
Last Updated:
Aug 29, 2009
   
Personal Memories

Memories
26 May, 1944
USS Harder (Cdr. S.D. Dealey) departs Fremantle for her 5th war patrol. She is ordered to patrol in the Celebes Sea.
6 Jun, 1944
USS Harder (Cdr. S.D. Dealey) torpedoes and sinks the Japanese destroyer Minazuki (1500 tons, offsite link) some 120 nautical miles east-north-east of Tarakan, Borneo in position 0405'N, 11930'E. (see map)
7 Jun, 1944
USS Harder (Cdr. S.D. Dealey) torpedoes and sinks the Japanese destroyer Hayanami (2080 tons, offsite link) south-east of the Sibitu Passage, Borneo in position 0443'N, 12003'E. (see map)
8 Jun, 1944
USS Harder (Cdr. S.D. Dealey) evacuates 6 British coast-watchers from northeast coast of North Borneo.
9 Jun, 1944
USS Harder (Cdr. S.D. Dealey) torpedoes and sinks the Japanese destroyer Tanikaze (2035 tons, offsite link) in the Sibitu Passage about 90 nautical miles south-west of Basilan Island in position 0542'N, 12041'E. (see map)
21 Jun, 1944
USS Harder (Cdr. S.D. Dealey) enters Darwin, Australia for fuel and torpedo's and then resumes her 5th war patrol. She now went to the Flores Sea.
3 Jul, 1944
USS Harder (Cdr. S.D. Dealey) ends her 5th war patrol at Darwin.

   
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