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USS Bluegill (SS-242) WW2
Second War Patrol Summary

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3rd War Patrol

WWII Odyssey

Second War Patrol, 6 July - 18 August 1944

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Patch, courtesy of Ray (Basil) Phipps.

Patrol Summary

  • Patrol Staging: Left Brisbane, Australia 28 June 1943 and arrived at Seeadler Harbor, Manus Island, Admiralties, on 6 July 1943.
  • Patrol: Left Seeadler Harbor, Manus Island, Admiralties, on 6 July 1943 to begin patrol; arrived at Darwin, Australia, on 18 August 1943 to end patrol.
  • Patrol Epilogue: Left Darwin, Australia, on 19 August 1943 and arrived at Perth, Australia, on ?? August 1943.
  • Patrol Duration: 61 days
  • Patrol Area: Davao
  • Ships Sunk

    Second Patrol Results - Ships Sunk

    Battle Flag Addition Patrol Ship Name Ship Type Date Sunk Location Tonnage
    Japanese Merchant FlagSunk 2 Yamatama Maru AP 7 August 1944 06-04N, 124-22E 4,642
    Japanese Merchant FlagSunk 2 Kojun Maru AP 13 August 1944 06-17N, 126-10E 1,931
    IJN Battle FlagSunk 2 Misago Maru SC 13 August 1944 06-17N, 126-10E 154
    IJN Battle FlagSunk 2 Chaser #12 SC 13 August 1944 06-17N, 126-10E 290
    Japanese Merchant FlagSunk 2 Sailing Coaster 15 August 1944 100
    2 Warships, 3 Merchants 2 Patrol Total 5 Ships Sunk 7,017
    Click Here for a description of symbols and abbreviations used in the table.
  • Damage Received
    • Depth Charges: 68

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