Adams, William Henry, S1c

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Last Rank
Seaman 1st Class
Last Primary NEC
S1c-0000-Seaman 1st Class
Last Rating/NEC Group
Seaman First Class
Primary Unit
1944-1945, S1c-0000, USS Barbel (SS-316)
Service Years
1943 - 1945
Seaman 1st Class

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Home State
Arizona
Arizona
Year of Birth
1925
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Yuma, AZ
Last Address
Los Angeles, CA

Casualty Date
Feb 04, 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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Last Known Activity

USS Barbel (SS-316) began her fourth and last war patrol 5 January 1945. On 3 February she reported being attacked by enemy aircraft, and no word was heard from her after that date. Captured Japanese records report of the sinking of an American Submarine on 4 February, which was most likely Barbel, she was officially reported lost 16 February 1945. Seaman 1st Class Adams was officially declared dead 19 February 1946.
   
Comments/Citation

Service number: 5650053

Submarine war patrols: USS Barbel (SS-316) - 1st through 4th

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 2018, United States Navy Memorial
 
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Join Year
2018
   
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Association Type
Memorial

Website
http://www.navymemorial.org/
Contact Phone Number
202-737-2300

Contact Email
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Year Established
1977

Owner
Kiland, Taylor, LT, (1989-1994)
HQ Address
701 Pennsylvania Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20004

Last Updated: Jul 21, 2018
   
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  • Adams, Kenneth Vernon, PO2, (1941-1944)
  • Akin, James, SCPO, (1995-Present)
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