Ferentz, John, S2c

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Last Rank
Seaman Second Class
Last Primary NEC
S2c-0000-Seaman 2nd Class
Last Rating/NEC Group
Seaman Second Class
Primary Unit
1942-1943, S2c-0000, USS Argonaut (SM-1)
Service Years
1942 - 1943
Seaman Second Class

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Home State
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Year of Birth
1919
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Shamokin, PA
Last Address
144 S Franklin St
Shamokin, PA

Casualty Date
Jan 10, 1943
 
Cause
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
Pacific Ocean
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Manila American Cemetery - Taguig City, Philippines
Wall/Plot Coordinates
(cenotaph)

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Last Known Activity

On January 10th, 1943, the USS Argonaut (SS-166) was attacking a Japanese convoy when she was counterattacked by the convoy escorts. An allied plane witnessed her attack. The submarine was apparently damaged by a depth charge. When she came to the surface, she was subsequently sunk by gun fire from the Japanese destroyers escorting the convoy, with a loss of all crew members. Seaman 2nd Class Ferentz was officially declared dead on January 11, 1944.
   
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Service number: 6504725

Submarine war patrols:
USS Nautilus (SS-168) - 3rd
USS Argonaut (SS-166) - 3rd

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  1942, Recruit Training (Great Lakes, IL)
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Recruit Training (Great Lakes, IL)

Company, Class or Division
Not Specified

Start Date 
Apr, 1942
 

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  7 Also There at This Training:
Name Co Ptn Start Date
Warren, Thomas, S2c, (1942-1945) Apr, 1942
Amweg, Clayton Emery, S2c, (1942-1943) Mar, 1942
Corley, William Alton, S1c, (1942-1943) May, 1942
Kitson, Dale Kenneth, PO2, (1942-1951) Mar, 1942
Levy, Lester Harold, LT, (1942-1944) Mar, 1942
Repass, Harry, PO2, (1942-1945) 304 Mar, 1942
Videkovich, William, PO2, (1942-1945) 215 Mar, 1942
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