USS S-43

CountryUnited States
Ship ClassS-class Submarine
Hull NumberSS-154

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USS S-43 Operational Timeline

8 Jul 1942 USS S-43 departed Brisbane, Australia with RAAF Flight Officer Cecil John Trevelyan Mason aboard for New Ireland.
18 Jul 1942 USS S-43 disembarked RAAF Flight Officer Cecil John Trevelyan Mason on New Ireland for Mason to check in with coast watchers. She would embark Mason before the end of the day and set sail.
21 Jul 1942 USS S-43 disembarked RAAF Flight Officer Cecil John Trevelyan Mason on Anir island near New Ireland to check in with coast watchers. Mason would be captured without knowledge of USS S-43's crew.
24 Jul 1942 USS S-43 departed Anir island near New Ireland after failing to make contact with RAAF Flight Officer Cecil John Trevelyan Mason for the past three days (S-43's crew did not realize that Mason had been captured by the Japanese); she set sail for Brisbane, Australia.

Photographs

USS Holland tending S-25, S-28, S-24, S-27, S-26, S-48 or S-46, V-3, V-2, S-45, S-43, S-44, and S-42, San Diego, California, United States, circa 1930




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USS Holland tending S-25, S-28, S-24, S-27, S-26, S-48 or S-46, V-3, V-2, S-45, S-43, S-44, and S-42, San Diego, California, United States, circa 1930




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