18 Jun 1942

Alaska
  • USS S-27 reconnoitered Constantine Harbor, Amchitka Island, US Territory of Alaska, planned site of the future Amchitka Airfield. ww2dbase [S-27 | Constantine Harbor, Amchitka | CPC]
20 Jun 1942

Alaska
  • The crew of USS S-27 established a camp in the abandoned buildings on the shores of Constantine Harbor, Amchitka Island, US Territory of Alaska. ww2dbase [S-27 | Constantine Harbor, Amchitka | CPC]
24 Jun 1942

Alaska
  • A US Navy PBY Catalina flying boat piloted by Lieutenant (jg) Julius Raven came across the survivors of USS S-27, which ran aground five days prior, on Amchitka Island, US Territory of Alaska by chance. The aircraft took off 15 survivors, and called for additional aircraft. ww2dbase [S-27 | Constantine Harbor, Amchitka | CPC]
25 Jun 1942

Alaska
  • Three flying boats arrived at Constantine Harbor, Amchitka Island, US Territory of Alaska to pick up the last of the survivors of USS S-27, which had run aground six days prior. ww2dbase [S-27 | Constantine Harbor, Amchitka | CPC]

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis




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