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Lost Harbor

There is a port of no return, where ships
May ride at anchor for a little space
And then, some starless night, the cable slips,
Leaving an eddy at the mooring place . . .
 
Gulls, veer no longer.
 
Sailor, rest your oar.

 

No tangled wreckage will be washed ashore.

 

by Leslie Nelson Jennings

 

05/29/2019

SS-407 WWII War Patrol Service

Obit on File

SD2(SS) 1963 1967 Galicano S Abaloyan CA 7/13/1996
IC2(SS) 1960 1961 James A. Adams CT 6/21/2018
Em3/c 1944 1945 Charles Henry Allan MA 10/4/1989
QM2/c 1944 1946 Ray L. Allard FL 12/15/1999
Bkr1/c 1945 1947 Howard  Ardell Allen MN 12/20/1993
Bkr3/c 1944 1945 Ronald Quentin Allen CT 12/20/1993
CS1(SS) 1951 1954 Edwin S. Allison MA 1/28/1996
ENC(SS)  1953   William P. "Coondog" Allison CT Dec 1986
ENC(SS) 195? 195? Frank G. Alton CT 10/23/2011
RM2/c  1947 1948 David E. Ankeny WY April 1980
SO2(SS)     Francis W. Antonelli CT 1/26/2000
TMC(SS) -COB  1948 1954 Libero G. Asci CT Nov. 1965
ST1(SS) 1962 1965 William C. Ashe CT 5/10/2003
LT - XO 1952 1953 Dean L. Axene FL 12/19/2008
MM3(SS) 1964 1966 George M. "Mike" Bachman NJ 5/19/2009
MoMM3/c 1945 1946 Roy Barke MN 6/10/2006
SN(SS) 1957 1957 Norman P. Bardsley RI 12/8/2011
RM1(SS) 1963 1965 Richard J. "Black Bart" Bartsch ME March 1986
ENC(SS) 1948 1952 Roy W. Bateman NH 1/14/1994
LTjg   1948 Leonard F. Bathel MA Dec. 1975
QMC(SS) 1962 1964 Robert "Mike" Belanger VA 2/28/1998
EN2(SS) 1962 1964 James H. "Bumper" Bell ME 1/06/2008
LTjg 1945   R.E. Bellew   6/14/1994
QM3(SS) 1948 1948 Joseph P. Belmont ID 6/2/2014
E7(SS)     Henry W. Benjamin   7/9/1982
EN1(SS) 1946 1956 Lionel R. "Benny" Benoit MA 3/25/2012
CDR - (CO) 1968 1969 Frank R. Berkhimer VA 12/27/2018
RM1/c   1948 Albert P. Bernier MA 3/26/1999
LCDR - CO 1953 1954 Albert F. "Buzz" Betzel FL 5/19/2011
HMC(SS)     Paul V. Beucler   4/28/2003
LCDR - XO 1960 1961 Oral J. Bilderback   9/26/2016
FA(SS) 1947 1948 Charles A. Bill FL 5/20/2103
LT - XO   1962 Paul F. Blackadar NH 6/10/2001
ENC(SS) 1957 1958 Dewey P. Blackwell NY 8/28/2009
LCDR 1967 1969 Joseph H. Blair ME 11/21/2015
HMC(SS) 1957 1957 William F. Blevins MA 9/25/2012
ENC(S) - COB 1951 1954 Stanley J. Bohara CT 6/25/2010
LCDR - XO   1954 Joseph E. Bonds FL 8/28/2011
EN1(SS)     Frank Boughton    
EN3(SS) 1962 1964 Alvin W. "AL" Bouma IL 12/30/2014
ENC(SS)     Frank Brady    
EN1(SS) 1962 1965 George P. Brayson CT 3/26/1985
EM2(SS) 1954 1957 LaVerne A. "Frenchy" Breault MA 3/15/2005
EM2/c 1945 1945 James C. Bridges CA 7/27/2005
SN(SS) 1946 1947 Joseph E. Bridgman KS 11/27/2002
MoMM3/c 1944 1944 Gordon W. Britten MI 3/6/2015
CSC(SS) 1963 1963 James L. Brown IN 3/18/2008
LTjg 1944 1946 John H. Bruns NY 9/14/2002
EM(SS) 1948 1949 Jesse M. Bryant AR 10/23/2008
MoMM 1945 1945 Allen C. "Carl" Bryson CT 12/1/2008
ENC(SS) 1947 1948 Spiva L. Buck, Jr. CT 4/23/1969
EN3(SS) 1951 1954 Eldon E. Bush OK Dec 1999
EN1(SS) 1964 1966 Clyde E. Byers CT Oct. 1966
EMP3(SS) 1956 1958 Edouad N. "Ed" Cadoret RI 3/10/2018
EM3(SS) 1951 1951 Joseph R. Cadrain CT 12/22/2009
ENC(SS)     Horace H. "Hank" Cannon PA 1993
MoMM1/c 1944   Marshall G. Carbee,  Sr. NH 6/17/1999
      Kenneth R. Carlson MI 5/29/2002
Sm1/c 1944 1944 O. F. Carlton    
MoMM2/c 45-46 1946 Frederick W. Carnes FL 2001
QM1(SS) 1947 1951 Henry F. Casey FL 4/9/2008
SO2(SS) 1953 1955 Robert A. Casey MA 1/17/2004
TM2/c 1944 1947 Russell N. Casey MA Feb. 2004
TM3(SS) 1948 1950 Hoyal L. Cass, Jr. NJ 3/24/2015
EN3(SS) 1948   Robert G. Cavanagh NY 3/20/1998
EMCS(SS)-COB 1963 1970 Louis G. Cegelis NH 8/15/1989
CS3(SS) 1964 1965 Ronald James Chance TX 2/17/2007
RMSN 1948 1948 Charles W. "Bill" Chinnis SS-407 10/22/1948
EM3/c 1945 1947 Harry P. Christensen OR 7/30/1998
MoMM2/c     George Ciseski WI 7/11/1995
LT 1953 1956 Edward Clausner FL 6/13/2011
SN(SS) 1948 1952 Milledge B. "Mort" Cloud CT 6/29/2017
S1/c 1945 1946 Richard D. Coan FL 5/28/2011
RMC(SS)   1960 Paul R. Collamore GA 4/12/1999
TM2/c 1944 1946 James A. Cook WV 7/11/2001
      Edward D. Coover AZ 3/15/1994
MoMM2/c 1944 1945 Frank E. Cornish CA 8/13/1998
MM1(SS) 1965 1966 Stephen G. Corsale CO 8/10/2008
S1/c 1944 1945 James P. Cosgro MA 12/27/2006
Tm3/c 1944 1946 Raymond I. Cowles CT 12/25/2009
QM3/c 1946 1946 James W. Coyer CA 1/20/2004
QM1(SS)     Clarence W. Crader    
S1/c 1945 1945 Walter C. "Curt" Crews OH 3/22/2009
EN1(SS) 1951 1952 Joseph J. Cronin MA 2/22/2014
TM1/c 1946 1946 Leon H. Crouse NY 3/16/2010
EN1(SS) 1946 1950 Howard H. Currier CA 5/27/2010
CS1(SS) 1963 1965 William Daniels CT  
FN(SS) 1962 1962 Gary R. Dardia ME 6/19/2017
Ck3/c 1944 1945 Parkes Lee Davidson IN 03/07/1991
QM2/c 1946 1948 William O. Davies CT 12/30/1987
CS1/c     Kenneth J. DeBlois MI 6/21/1995
TM3/c 1944 1945 Kenneth K. Deitchler MT 12/20/1993
Rm2/c 1944 1946 Ralph R. DePalma VA 5/11/2102



George T. Depman PA 1/24/2006
MM1(SS) 1965 1968 Wayne D. Deryck, Sr. OH 6/6/2010
QMCM(SS)     Lawrence R. Desautels CT 3/21/2010
TM3(SS) 1947 1949 Louis A. Despres ND 9/9/2015
EMC(SS) 1962 1967 George D. Dewhurst IN 4/15/1989
LCDR - XO   1962 Jay. N. Dewing VA 8/11/2006
EM1/c 1944 1946 Gordon B. Dingman MA 4/27/1998
EMFA 1948   Alvin L. Doerr IL 10/23/2007
EM1(SS) 1955 1957 Richard Dotts CA 5/7/2002
FCS3/c 1944 1945 Edmund J. Drake CA 9/12/1998
F1/c 1944 1945 Fred Duckworth NH 7/8/1996
TM1/c     Don R. Duganich IN 12/16/1997
Tm1/c 1946 1946 Thomas J. Dumais CT 8/2/2002
Em3/c 1945 1945 Roger A Dungan CO 5/17/2017
RM2(SS) 1951 1952 Paul R. Dunham IL 1/27/1998
TM3/c 1944 1945 Clement A. Duonolo MA 6/18/2009
Em1/c 1944   James D. Duquid PA 10/12/1986
Tm2/c 1944   Howard W. Durrant OR 12/12/1991
ET1(SS) 1951 1951 William V. Dutton   6/9/2009
SN 1947 1948 Karl B. Eagar AZ 7/18/2018
LCDR - XO 1944 1946 Philip F. Eckert MD 11/23/2010
STS2(SS) 1960 1964 William C. "Bill" Edwards NJ 10/29/2014
Sc3/c 1945 1945 William E. Edwards NC 12/29/2016
TM1(SS) 1946 1948 Edwin C. Eldredge MA 3/27/2012
EM1/c     Arthur E. Elite CA 10/28/1997
EN2(SS) 1948 1953 Dudley P. Engle CO 9/18/1993
TM1(SS) 1951 1956 James E. English    
RM1(SS) 1951 1952 Norman A. Ennulat   4/1/1962
EN2(SS) 1949 1952 Henry V. Espinosa NM 3/11/2008
SN(SS) 1954 1955 Delmont R. Estabrooks FL 7/30/2001
F1/c     Max M. Etter FL 3/23/1996
CGM - COB 1948 Tifton C. "TC" Evans SC 11/30/1994
      Donald Everett FL 10/12/2004
SD1/c 1944 1946 Howard E. Everett GA 7/28/1987
END3(SS) 1945 1946 Richard L. Everitt CT 7/27/2006
SN(SS) 1953 1954 Anton "Tony" Fanflik MD 8/20/2011
EN2(SS) 1950 1953 Robert J. Fariello   2013
MoMM1/c 1947 1948 Elmo M. Farmer   11/29/2009
EMC(SS) 1960 1964 Michael R. Farrell   7/7/2010
QM1(SS) 1964 1967 Paul F. Fay MA 7/15/2008
LTjg 1966 1968 Robert M. Fay TX 11/12/2015
CS3(SS) 1964 1965 Bernard G. "Ben" Fazzio LA 7/30/2011
Tm2/c 1944 1945 William H. Felix, Jr. PA 6/30/2010
MoMM3/c 1945 1946 Carl Fields OH Nov. 2001
TMSN 1947 1948 Luke J. Finnerty CA March, 1986
TM 1945 1945 Thomas J. Finnerty, Jr. NY 4/26/1971
QM1(SS) 1951 1952 John W. Firth TX 12/21/2004
YN3(SS) 1948 1948 Raymond L. Fisher CA 3/09/1999
STSN(SS) 1965 1968 A.H. Fletcher   5/23/2001
CS2(SS) 1965 1968 Fred D. Flowers VA May 1985
F1/c 1946 1947 Curt J. Ford, Jr. CT 2/5/2005
QM3(SS) 1952   David Frank CT 11/28/2006
Tn1/c 1946 1946 Joseph W. Freas PA 6/10/2010
LCDR - CO 1959 1960 Peter H. Freeman   4/5/1995
RM3(SS) 1947 1949 Robert P. Fuhs CA 11/14/2009
LTjg 1964 1965 Gerald R. "Jerry" Gallagher MN 7/17/2014
Rm2/c 1944 1944 Charles F. Gardineer NY 10/30/1994
ET3(SS) 1951 1952 Richard A. Garrison FL 12/20/2017
EN3(SS) 1955 1956 Harvey Gauger NY 9/6/1997
ETM1/c 1944 1946 Gaston E. Gauthier MI 10/27/2009
EN1(SS) 1964 1966 John J. Gavin    
EN3(SS)  1965   Walter A. Geigert VA 10/31/2003
CDR - CO 1953 1954 James C. Gibson PA 12/05/1989
SN 1952   Jack O. Glendening CT 10/12/2009
F1/c 1945 1945 Hume P. Gooding, Jr. FL 3/29/1991
CDR - CO 1948 1952 Archer R. "Arch" Gordon WA 1/28/2006
SN(SS) 1956 1957 John D. Grabski VA 10/7/2002
LT 1945 1948 Joseph A. Grace NJ 2/2004
EN3(SS) 1952   Robert L. Graham CT 3/22/2006
MoMM2/c 1944 1944 Thomas W. Griffin SS-407 12/22/1944
CDR - CO 1964 1966 Robert E. Groder VA 1/1/2010
MoM1/c 1944 1945 Warren H. Grom IN 3/5/2000
TM1(SS) 1947 1953 Nathan L. Gully TN Dec. 1985
MoMM1/c 1944 1946 Glen Paul "Pete" Haffey PA 9/11/1970
MoMMC 1944 1948 Jacob (n) "Jake" Hagopian VT 11/13/2013
EM1(SS) 1962 1964 Joe W. Hainer WI 5/30/2004
EM3(SS) 1954 1957 James E. Hall SC  
IC(SS) 1961 1963 Paul D. Hamilton NH 8/5/2012
QM2(SS) 1944 1948 Grover C. Hand CA 12/18/2012
LT 1946 1949 Patrick J. Hannifin CA 1/9/2014
ETCS(SS) 1949 1952 Bernard L. Hansen ID 4/12/2009
SC1/c 1944 1946 Wilbur S. Harding MI 7/9/1988
HMC(SS) 1959 1962 Henry C. "Doc" Hardt VT 10/2/2004
LCDR   1955 Herbert Harris-Warren   10/1/1972
LT 1962 1964 Charles "Chuck" Harrison CT 2/26/2010
EMC(SS)     Terry G. Harter FL 1/7/2007
FT3(SS) 1967 1968 Lloyd D. Hartford CA 5/2/2002
LTjg 1952 1953 John W. Harvey SSN-593 4/10/1963
TM1(SS) 1957   Daniel T. "Stud" Hegarty MA 6/22/2008
EM2(SS) 1948 1953 Bruce E. Heilman PA 12/19/1997
QM3(SS) 1955 1957 James L. "Jim" Hendershot AK 8/10/2017
EMC(SS) 1944 1948 Harold J. Henderson, Jr. CT Dec 1986
Tm1/c 1946 1946 Timothy R. Herman NY 2/14/2010
EN1(SS) 1962 1965 James Hess CO 1991?
END3(SS) 1952 1954 James L. Hickernell TX 7/8/2014
SN 1953   Donald E. Hickson FL 10/12/2004
EN1(SS) 1947 1950 Francis E. "Moldy" Higgins ME 10/27/2004
ET1(SS) 1952 1954 Roy A. Hilt CT 4/20/2007
S2/c 1944 1944 Anson M. Hill OH 3/2/2010
CS1(SS) 1951 1952 Dale A. "Sam" Hill MA 6/9/2014
TM2/c 1944 1945 Robert L. Hilley FL 9/14/1998
F1/c     Robert W. Hinch PA Nov. 1969
LCDR     Donald Hitchcock FL  
SO3(SS) 1951 1953 Elva R. D. Hitt AL 8/28/2008
Rm1/c 1944 1944 Louis V. Hoeniger   8/24/2006
TM1(SS) 1965 1968 Malvin R. "Mal" Hoffman CT 3/4/2016
LCDR-CO 1958 1959 Charles H. Hoke MD 10/8/2011
QM 1945   Leo P. Holland, Sr. NH 2/2/2005
QM1(SS) 1965 1968 William F. Holland TN 6/3/2013
MMFN(SS) 1960 1961 Dallas "Dal" Holmberg MN 2/14/2017
CDR - CO 1960 1962 Frank E. Holmberg CA 8/25/2011
EMC(SS) 1951 1952 John R. Holmes VA 1/7/1991
ET2(SS) 1951 1953 Robert H. Holmes NY 2/13/2015
MoMM2/c 1945 1945 Julius C. Hood CT 12/16/1991
LCDR - XO 1946 1948 Eric E. Hopley CA 4/25/1996
EN2(SS) 1966 1968 Lenard L. Hovde WA 9/12/2013
Em1/c 1944 1946 Richard E. Hoyt MA 12/30/2001
HMC(SS) 1948 1950 William E. Humphreys SC May 1987
CTM - COB 1944 1947 William Dale Hunter FL 2/25/2007
FT1(SS)     Gilvies H. Huntley   11/5/2003
SC3/c 1944 1944 James H. Hurd WA 9/20/1994
RM2(SS) 1966 1967 John E "Jack" Ilgenfritz SC 7/12/2016



Kenneth G. Inwrence
1/21/1994
TM2(SS) 1963 1966 Lou Ippolito FL 0/19/2006
EN3(SS) 1962 1966 Raymond P. Jebing MI 04/09/2019
ET3(SS) 1960 1960 Michael G. Jensen SC 12/19/2017
TMC(SS)

Halbert M. Jester CA 5/16/1992
EN2(SS) 1946 1949 Carl O. Johnsen NY 4/13/2017
EN1(SS) 1949 1955 Donald F. Johnson FL 11/1999
ET3(SS) 1948 1953 John B. Johnson TX 10/5/2009
Em2/c 1944 1945 John Case Johnson NY 3/12/1982
TM1(SS) 1944 1949 O V Johnson NC 2/23/1999
LT 1951 1953 Richard C. Johnson OR 9/7/1996
LCDR - CO 1962 1964 Richard A. Johnstone VA 12/13/1994
ENC(SS) 1948 1951 George O. Jones CT 4/25/2014
EM     William H. Judy WV 12/22/1990
RM1/c 1946 1947 Robert E. Juleson CA 9/5/1994
EN2(SS)DV 1968 1970 Daniel T. Justice TX 2/6/2005
EM2(SS) 1950 1952 Thomas F. Kealy, Jr. NY 1/18/2010
SK?(SS) 1961 1962 Dennis P. Keane SC 8/31/2014
Sc1/c 1945 1945 Carroll W. Keeton CA 10/11/1992
MoMM2/c 1944 1945 James C. Kelley OR 8/31/1994
LT 1948 1951 Merrill E. Kelly WA 3/7/2010
TM2(SS) 1945 1953 James H. "Stumpy" Kelm   5/29/1990
Rm3/c 1945 1946 Shirl D. Kemp UT 7/21/2010
LTjg 1947 1950 Alfred F. Kennedy VA 11/18/2005
  1944 1945 John F. Kenney   12/31/1999
EM2(SS) 1961 1962 Kendall Kervin RI 2001
EN2(SS) 1948 1948 Maynard K. Kessler PA June 1981
LT-XO 1956 1957 Elmer H. Kiehl VA 6/30/2016
YN1(SS) 1950 1952 Carl E. "Kim" Kimmons CT 8/4/2016
LTjg 1952 1955 William A. Kiehl VA 7/12/2016
F1/c     Robert W. Kinch PA Nov. 1979
      C. Melville Kless NY 11/6/1986
QM2(SS) 1954 1955 Ronald L. Kloch AZ 1/29/2008
TMSN(SS) 1958 1960 William L. Knight MA 6/7/2012
TM2(SS) 1957   Wesley W. Kooken TX Nov. 1979
EM1(SS)     Joseph J. Koron   2/24/1980
ETNSN(SS) 1963 1964 Jack M. Kordes PA 4/2/2012
EN2(SS) 1952 1952 Michael G. Kozey WI 12/18/2016
CMoMM 1945 1946 Andrew J. Kozma NY 06/15/2002
CMoMM 1944   Kurt H. Krieg PA 1/21/2005
EM3(SS) 1964 1965 Christopher E. Kuhls PA 12/19/2012
LT 1968 1968 John B. "Jack" Kurrus CT 12/11/2012
GM2/c 1944 1945 Jimmie W. Lacy TX 5/19/1993
SN 1947 1948 James E. Laramy   Sept. 1970
HM2(SS)     Raymond R. Lavoie    
Gm3/c 1945 1945 Percy A. Lee, Jr. TX 3/2/2002
EM1(SS) 1951 1955 Robert E. Leeney CO 9/2/2105
EM2(SS) 1954 1958 Robert J. Legler NY 10/5/2008
EN1(SS) 1946 1951 Warren A."Baby Duck" Lentz AZ 9/17/2008
F1/c 1945 1945 Edward A. Lettus OH 11/25/1999
EN2(SS) 1955 1958 William F. Lewis ID 8/6/2011
CMoMM 1944 1947 Arthur A. "Pudgy" Lidman AZ 4/25/2003
LCDR - CO 1958 1960 John R. Lindsay    
TM1(SS) 1961 1965 Mont W. "Monte" Lincecum FL 12/22/2102
F1/c     Frank W. Linsenbach, Jr. PA 11/16/2006
EM2(SS) 1965   Edward Lohner CT 12/19/1993
TN(SS) 1948 1948 Gilbert F. "Bert" Lomax, Sr. PA 4/25/2018
YN3/c 1944 1946 Edwin N. Loveland ND 8/01/2002
TM1/c 1944 1946 James A. "Luigi" Luistro MD 5/24/1994
LCDR - (XO) 1963 1965 John F. Lyding MD 1/25/2019
ENS   1948 William A. Lyster   6/2/2005
LTjg 1955 1958 Chester M. "Whitey" Mack FL 9/25/2008
CTM 1944 1945 Leo G. Madden PA 3/4/2004
ENCS(SS) - COB 1964 1966 Francis E. "Mac" Maguire CT 1/7/2011
SD3(SS) 1956 1956 Sammy Major CT 12/4/1998
RM3(SS)     Walter Mangen ND 5/4/1998
GM1/c 1944 1948 Archie Manikas FL 12/13/1985
EN2(SS) 1968 1970 Gary W. Marshall CT 12/28/2000
SN(SS) 1947 1948 Raymond E. Marshall AL 7/8/2017
IC1(SS)     Norman Martin    
SD2(SS)     Rolando Martinez CT 9/18/2011
TM1(SS)   1948 Pete G. Maslowski WV 6/11/1998
Sm1/c 1944 1945 James E. Masters, Jr   June 1972
SN(SS) 1955 1956 Lee G. Mather OH 11/30/2018
Qm3/c 1944 1946 John McAllister MI 11/18/2010
S1/c 1947 1948 Alfred J McCormack CT 4/5/1997
YNC(SS) 1959