Geletka, Michael Christopher, ENC

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Chief Petty Officer
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1953-1957, EN-0000, USS Greenling (SS-213)
Service Years
1937 - 1957
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Scarborough, Maine

Date of Passing
May 10, 2008
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Submarine Veterans of WW IIThresher Base
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USS HARDER (SS-257) 4th War Patrol
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Ordered to patrol in the Caroline Islands area. Sank the following: Japanese destroyer Ikazuchi, army cargo ship Matsue Maru,
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Personal Memories

27 Feb, 1944
With her overhaul completed USS Harder (Cdr. S.D. Dealey) arrived back at Pearl Harbour.
16 Mar, 1944
USS Harder (Cdr. S.D. Dealey) departs Pearl Harbour for her 4th war patrol. She is ordered to patrol in the Caroline Islands area.
13 Apr, 1944
USS Harder (Cdr. S.D. Dealey) torpedoes and sinks the Japanese destroyer Ikazuchi (1980 tons, offsite link) some 180 nautical miles south-south-west of Guam in position 1013'N, 14351'E. (see map)
17 Apr, 1944
USS Harder (Cdr. S.D. Dealey) torpedoes and sinks the Japanese army cargo ship Matsue Maru (7061 GRT) about 150 nautical miles north-west of Woleai, Caroline Islands in position 0930'N, 14235'E. (see map)
3 May, 1944
USS Harder (Cdr. S.D. Dealey) ends her 4th war patrol at Fremantle, Australia

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