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USS Gudgeon (SS-211)




Patrol Data and Captains for the USS Gudgeon (SS-211)


Patrol
No.
Patrol
Area
Patrol Duration
DD-MM-YY
Captain's
Rank & Name
Sailed
From
 
1 Off Kyushu 11-Dec-41 to 29-Jan-42 LCDR Elton W. Grenfell Pearl
 
2 East China Sea 22-Feb-42 to 15-Apr-42 Same Same
 
3 Northwest of
Midway Island
18-May-42 to 14-Jun-42 LCDR Hylan B. Lyon Same
 
4 Caroline Islands;
ended at Fremantle
11-Jul-42 to 02-Sep-42 LCDR William S. Stovall, Jr. Pearl
⇒ Fremantle
 
5 Bismarck Sea 02-Oct-42 to 01-Dec-42 Same Brisbane 1
 
6 Spyron mission
in Philippines;
ended at Fremantle
27-Dec-42 to 18-Feb-43 Same Brisbane
⇒ Fremantle
 
7 Java Sea 13-Mar-43 to 06-Apr-43 LCDR William S. Post, Jr. Fremantle
 
8 Spyron mission
in Philippines;
ended at Pearl
for overhaul
15-Apr-43 to 25-May-43 Same Fremantle
⇒ Pearl
 
9 Mariana Islands;
ended at
Midway
01-Sep-43 to 06-Oct-43 Same Pearl
⇒ Midway
 
10 East China
Sea; ended
at Pearl
31-Oct-43 to 11-Dec-43 Same Midway
⇒ Pearl
 
11 South China Sea 18-Jan-44 to 05-Mar-44 Same Pearl
 
12 Mariana Islands 04-Apr-44 to 18-Apr-44
Lost
LCDR Robert A. Bonin Pearl
 


JANAC Score for the USS Gudgeon (SS-211)


Patrol
No.
Date
DD-MM-YY
Vessel
Name
Vessel
Type
Tonnage
Sunk
Location
Sunk
 
1 27-Jan-42 I-173 Submarine 1,785 28-24N, 178-35E
 
2 26-Mar-42 Unknown Maru Cargo 4,000 e 32-31N, 127-10E
 
2 27-Mar-42 Unknown Maru Passenger-
Cargo
4,000 e 33-53N, 127-33E
 
4 03-Aug-42 Naniwa Maru Cargo 4,858 7-37N, 150-18E
 
5 21-Oct-42 Choko Maru Passenger-
Cargo
6,783 3-30S, 150-30E
 
7 22-Mar-43 Meigen Maru Cargo 5,434 6-31S, 112-47E
 
7 29-Mar-43 Tohoh Maru Tanker 9,997 00-00N, 118-18E
 
8 28-Apr-43 Kamakur Maru Transport 17,526 10-18N, 121-44E
 
8 12-May-43 Sumatra Maru Cargo 5,862 12-43N, 124-08E
 
9 28-Sep-43 Taian Maru Passenger-
Cargo
3,158 15-22N, 145-38E
 
10 23-Nov-43 Nekka Maru Transport 6,784 28-49N, 122-11E
 
10 23-Nov-43 Wakaymiya Frigate 860 28-49N, 122-11E
 
TOTALS   12 vessels 71,047 tons  
 


Alden-McDonald Score for the USS Gudgeon (SS-211)


Patrol
No.
Date
DD-MM-YY
Vessel
Name
Vessel
Type
Tonnage
Sunk
Tonnage
Damaged
 
1 10-Jan-42 Unknown Cargo  4 5,000
 
1 27-Jan-42 I-173 Submarine 1,400  
 
2 26-Mar-42 Unknown Cargo  3 4,000  
 
2 27-Mar-42 Nissho Maru Passenger-
Cargo
  6,526
 
4 03-Aug-42 Naniwa Maru Transport 4,857  
 
4 17-Aug-42 Shinkoku Maru Tanker   10,020
 
4 17-Aug-42 Nichiei Maru Tanker   10,020
 
5 21-Oct-42 Choko Maru Cargo 6,783  
 
7 22-Mar-43 Meigen Maru Cargo 5,448  
 
7 24-Mar-43 Unknown Submarine
Chaser  3
  300
 
7 29-Mar-43 Toho Maru Tanker 9,997  
 
7 29-Mar-43 Kyoei Maru #2 Tanker   1,192
 
8 28-Apr-43 Kamakura Maru Passenger-
Cargo
17,526  
 
8 28-Apr-43 Noko Maru Trawler  2 500  
 
8 05-May-43 Hanazono Maru Passenger-
Cargo
667  
 
8 12-May-43 Sumatra Maru Cargo 5,861  
 
9 17-Sep-43 Shuko Maru Net Layer   889
 
9 28-Sep-43 Taian Maru Passenger-
Cargo
3,158  
 
9 29-Sep-43 Santo Maru Transport 3,266  
 
10 13-Nov-43 Tango Maru Passenger-
Cargo
6,893  
 
10 23-Nov-43 Wakamiya Frigate 870  
 
10 23-Nov-43 Nekka Maru Passenger-
Cargo
6,783  
 
11 11-Feb-44 Satsuma Maru Cargo  3 3,091 sh  
 
11 17-Feb-44 Unknown Sampan  3 50  
 
11 17-Feb-44 Unknown Sampan  3   50
 
  TOTALS 17 vessels sunk
8 vessels damaged
2 = Highly probable
3 = Probable
4 = Possible
sh = Shared credit with
one American aircraft
Tons sunk
81,150
Tons damaged
33,997
 


SORG Score for the USS Gudgeon (SS-211)


USS Gudgeon SORG score report

SORG totals for Gudgeon
24 vessels sunk for 166,400 tons
6 vessels damaged for 41,900 tons

Footnote:

1.  The Gudgeon sailed to Fremantle from Brisbane after her sixth patrol but before her seventh patrol.