Andrews, Charles Herbert, RADM

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Rear Admiral Upper Half
Last Primary NEC
112X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Submarine Warfare
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1942-1944, 112X, USS Gurnard (SS-254)
Service Years
1930 - 1960
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Cold War
Decommissioning
Order of the Golden Dragon
Neptune Subpoena
Panama Canal
Plank Owner
Rear Admiral Upper Half
Rear Admiral Upper Half

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Home State
Connecticut
Connecticut
Year of Birth
1908
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
New Haven
Last Address
Hamden, Connecticut

Date of Passing
Dec 07, 1981
 
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Sec 3, Grave 1977-LH

 Official Badges 

US Navy Retired 30


 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Shellback Order of the Golden Dragon


 Military Association Memberships
United States Naval Academy Alumni AssociationMilitary Order of Foreign Wars of the United StatesSubmarine Veterans of WW IIMilitary Order of the World Wars (MOWW)
  1930, United States Naval Academy Alumni Association - Assoc. Page
  1941, Military Order of Foreign Wars of the United States [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  1945, Submarine Veterans of WW II
  1945, Military Order of the World Wars (MOWW)


 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Not Specified
   
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Submarine War Patrols
Start Year
1941
End Year
1945

Description
Not Specified
   
My Participation in This Battle or Operation
From Year
1943
To Year
1943
 
Last Updated:
Nov 18, 2010
   
Personal Memories

Memories
After reaching Pearl Harbor 26 May, the submarine got underway 12 June for her second war patrol. She patrolled off Toagel Mlungui Passage and on 29 June saw action for the first time, damaging two Japanese merchantmen and surviving 24 depth charges thrown by an enemy destroyer. Varied damage was inflicted on other ships in these waters before Gurnard made her first kill, sinking cargo ship Taiko Maru at 12°53?N 131°49?E / 12.883°N 131.817°E / 12.883; 131.817. on 11 June 1943. Having expended all torpedoes, the submarine returned via Midway Island to Pearl Harbor, arriving 26 July for refit.

   
My Photos From This Battle or Operation
No Available Photos

  224 Also There at This Battle:
  • Azer, John, CAPT, (1928-1948)
  • Bernard, Lawrence, RADM, (1937-1971)
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