Fischer, Harry Frederick, Jr., CAPT

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Last Rank
Last Primary NEC
112X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Submarine Warfare
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1969-1970, HQ, Naval Training Center (Cadre/Faculty Staff) San Diego, CA
Service Years
1935 - 1970

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This Military Service Page was created/owned by Steven Loomis (SaigonShipyard), IC3 to remember Fischer, Harry Frederick, Jr., CAPT.

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Contact Info
Home Town
Honesdale, Penn.
Last Address
Harry's ashes were interred in the Memorial Garden
at Christ Episcopal Church, Coronado California.

Date of Passing
Jan 12, 2010
Location of Interment
Not Specified
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 Official Badges 

Joint Chiefs of Staff US Navy Retired 30

 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Shellback Pearl Harbor Memorial Medallion Gulf of Tonkin Yacht Club Order of the Golden Dragon

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USS SPIKEFISH (SS-404) 1st War Patrol
From Month/Year
November / 1944
To Month/Year
January / 1945

She is ordered to patrol in the Sea of Okhotsk
My Participation in This Battle or Operation
From Month/Year
November / 1944
To Month/Year
January / 1945
Last Updated:
Mar 16, 2020
Personal Memories

His first submarine was USS Thresher (SS-200) in 1943 where he served as engineer and diving officer. He received the Silver Star for his duties on Thresher.

Of the eight submarine war patrols in which he participated, some were on USS Spikefish during the latter period of the war. He was awarded the Bronze Star Medal with Combat "V" for heroic service as assistant approach officer of USS Spikefish during the fourth war patrol of that vessel in the enemy Japanese-controlled waters of the Nanpo Shoto, Yellow Sea and East China Sea Areas from July 8 to August 31, 1945.

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