Submarine Wahoo off Mare Island Navy Yard, Vallejo, California, United States, 14 Feb 1942

Caption   Submarine Wahoo off Mare Island Navy Yard, Vallejo, California, United States, 14 Feb 1942 ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States Navy via navsource.org
Identification Code   781-42
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Photos on Same Day 14 Feb 1942
Photos at Same Place Vallejo, California, United States
Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 8 Nov 2014

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1. USNbubblehead says:
26 Mar 2015 10:15:02 AM

This picture is signed by Richard O'Kane who served as Dudley "Mush" Morton's Executive Officer on the Wahoo for a time. After that, O'Kane became Commanding Officer of the U.S.S. Tang, which was in the process of completing the most successful war patrol up to that point until the malfunction of her last torpedo caused it to circle around and hit the Tang, sinking her and taking down all but a handful of her crew. O'Kane survied the sinking and spent the rest of the war as a Japanese POW.

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