LCDR Louis Shane, Jr

LCDR Louis Shane, Jr

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Death 11 Feb 1942 (aged 37)
At Sea
Burial Havre de Grace, Harford County, Maryland, USA
Memorial ID 70159354 · View Source
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KILLED IN ACTION WWII
UNITED STATES NAVY

COMMANDING OFFICER OF THE USS SHARK SS-174. KKILLED IN ACTION ONBOARD USS SHARK SS-174. THE SHARK REPORTED TO HER BASE AT SOERABAJA THAT SHE HAD BEEN DEPTH-CHARGED TEN MILES OFF TIFORE ISLAND AND HAD FAILED TO SINK A JAPANESE SHIP DURING A TORPEDO ATTACK. FIVE DAYS LATER, SHE REPORTED CHASING AN EMPTY CARGO SHIP HEADED NORTHWEST. NO FURTHER MESSAGES WERE RECEIVED FROM THE SHARK. ON FEBRUARY 8, 1942, SHE WAS TOLD TO PROCEED TO MAKASSAR STRAIT AND LATER WAS TOLD TO REPORT INFORMATION. NOTHING WAS HEARD, AND ON MARCH 7, 1942 THE SHARK WAS REPORTED AS PRESUMED LOST, THE VICTIM OF UNKNOWN CAUSES.


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  • Maintained by: John12345
  • Originally Created by: Jdrhook
  • Added: 21 May 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 70159354
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for LCDR Louis Shane, Jr (23 Sep 1904–11 Feb 1942), Find A Grave Memorial no. 70159354, citing Angel Hill Cemetery, Havre de Grace, Harford County, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by John12345 (contributor 48378598) .