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USS Capelin (SS-289)

 

The following men were lost while serving on USS Capelin (SS-289).  The records of two men, R. C. Rhimann and D. T. Smith, have not been verified.  If you have any information on these men, please contact us.

The date and location of the loss of this vessel are approximate, since no definitive information is yet available.

Click on a man's name to go to his personal memorial page on this site.  Photographs and personal information are needed as indicated in the column at right.

 
  Name Photo
1

Buford Young Arney

 Needed
2

Clarence Monroe Ball

 Needed
3

Claude Iziah Beck, Jr.

 Yes
4

Gerald Ralph Blair

 Needed
5

Perry Carr Bragg

 Yes
6

Richard Lindsay Britton

 Yes
7

Ellis Samuel Brown, Jr.

 Yes

8

Marcy Horner Butler

 Needed
9

Foster Thomas Callahan

 Needed

10

John Joseph Callahan, Jr.

 Yes
11

Joseph Peter Cavanaugh

 Yes
12

Earl Cheatham

 Needed
13

Everett Ray Clifford

 Yes
14

Charles William Colyer

 Yes
15

Joe Lawrence Cross

 Yes
16

James David Crowley

 Yes
17

Charles Francis DeFreytas

 Yes

18

William Francis Devine

 Yes
19

William John Devine

 Needed

20

Paul Lee Dill

 Needed
21

Lester Theodore Eklund

 Yes
22

Charles Lowell Everhart

 Yes
23

John Francis Ganley, Jr.

 Yes
24

Phillip Jearold Gillen

 Yes
25

Peter Grabnickas

 Yes
26

Melvin Jay Hicks

 Yes

27

James Wilson Holt, Jr.

 Needed
28

Dick Jacobs

 Yes
29

Loyle Oliver Keaton

 Needed
30

Denver Guy Kennedy, Jr.

 Needed
31

Isidore Irving Klein

 Yes
32

John Walter Koziol

 Yes

33

Eugene James Krall

 Yes
34

William Alfred Lafferty

 Needed
35

Leo Allen Landres

 Yes
36

Donald Wallace Lange

 Yes
37

Edwin Jack Lester

 Yes
38

William Mitchell Lewitt

 Yes
39

John Leo Lutley

 Yes

40

John Wesley Maddox

 Needed

41

Alfred Madey

 Yes
42

Elliot Eugene Marshall

 Yes
43

William Barton Mason, Jr.

 Yes

44

George Robert Melvin

 Yes

45

Otto Frederick Moeller

 Yes

46

Henry Frank Morgan

 Yes

47

Elmer Andrew Norris

 Needed

48

Cyril Robert Novotny

 Needed
49

Melvin Bernard O'Donnell

 Needed

50

Stanley Roderick Olsen

 Yes

51

Thomas Earl O'Neal

 Yes

52

Clinton Frank O'Neil

 Yes
53

Finon Perry

 Needed
54

Herman Elroy Pettigrew, Jr.

 Yes

55

William Norwood Pilkinton

 Yes

56

Richard Powell

 Needed

57

William Edward Raminski

 Yes
58

John Edgar Rhodes, Jr.

 Yes
59

Claude William Roberts

 Yes

60

Edward Dunbar Robertson

 Yes

61

Walter Allen Sharer

 Yes
62

Harry Simon

 Yes
63

Leon Clinton Smith

 Yes

64

Robert Lowell Smith

 Yes
65

Edward John Smolenski

 Needed
66

Norman William Snyder

 Yes

67

Walter William Stasik

 Yes
68

Erwin Henry Steege

 Needed
69

Robert Glenn Stickle

 Yes
70

Robert William Terrell

 Yes
71

Jerry Louis Thibeault

 Yes
72

Roy Charles Uhlmann

 Yes
73 Curtis Lisbon Vassar, Jr.  Yes
74 Charles Wesley Vaughan  Needed
75 Ernest Eugene Wellman  Yes
76 Herman Henry Winkler, Jr.  Yes

Records for two additional men, R. C. Rhimann and D. T. Smith, are unverified.  Please contact us if you have any information on these men.

How to Submit Photos and Information

The U.S. Submarine Veterans of World War II assigned USS Capelin (SS-289)

to the State of New Hampshire.

 

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