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USS Flier (SS-250)

 

The following men were lost while serving on USS Flier (SS-250).  Survivors of the sinking are also listed below.

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.

For a brief history of the boat, please see The Loss of USS Flier.

 
  Name Photo
1

Alexander Julius Abrahamson

 Yes
2

Victor John Anderson

 Yes
3

Herbert Albert Baehr

 Yes
4

George Joseph Banchero

 Yes
5

Clyde Banks

 Yes
6

Paul Francis Barron

 Yes
7

William Harry Bivens

 Yes

8

Thomas Leroy Bohn

 Yes
9

Ervin Anthony Borlick

 Yes

10

William Jeremiah Brooks

 Yes
11

Elton Stanley Brubaker

 Yes
12

James Francis Peder Cahl*

 Yes
13

Edwin Canady

 Yes
14

John Edward Casey**

 Yes
15

Christian John Christensen, Jr.

 Yes
16

Charles William Clawson

 Yes
17

Roland John Cosgrove

 Yes

18

Charles Leon Courtright

 Yes
19

William Francis Cowhey

 Yes

20

John William Cowie

 Yes
21

Robert Allen Cushman

 Yes
22

Waite Hoyt Daggy

 Yes
23

Peter Anthony Daros

 Yes
24

Thomas Armstrong Donovan

 Yes
25

Walter Edward Dorricott, Jr.

 Yes
26

Earle William Dressell

 Yes

27

James Edward Elder

 Yes
28

Harry Godfrey Ericson

 Yes
29

Frank Walter Falowski

 Needed
30

Fred Elias Fender

 Yes
31

Bernard Vincent Fite

 Yes
32

Walter David Freeman

 Yes

33

Peter Adolf Gaideczka

 Yes
34

Joseph John Galinac

 Yes
35

Clyde Arthur Gerber

 Yes
36

Melvin George Getchell

 Yes
37

Joseph Wilmer Grimshaw

 Yes
38

Kenneth Leroy Gwinn

 Yes
39

Gale Winstone Hardy

 Yes

40

Eugene Wilson Heller

 Yes

41

Harry Stanley Holtyn

 Yes
42

Edgar Walker Hudson**

 Yes
43

Sol Kantor

 Yes

44

Oliver Wayne Kisamore

 Yes

45

Walter Joseph Klock

 Yes

46

Paul Knapp**

 Yes

47

Joseph William Kucinski

 Yes

48

George Robert Laderbush

 Yes
49

Richard Anthony Lambert

 Yes

50

James LeRoy

 Yes

51

Boyd Odell Lindeman

 Yes

52

Gerald Francesco Madeo**

 Yes
53

Philip Stanley Mayer**

 Yes
54

Edward Howard McCoy

 Yes

55

Vernon Clair McLane

 Yes

56

Herbert Ambrose Miner

 Yes

57

Vernon Leo Moench

 Yes
58

Victor Joseph Murawski

 Yes

59

Harvey Loyal Myers

 Yes
60

Joseph Gordon Nicholson

 Yes

61

David Harold Nordhof

 Yes

62

Charles William Parker

 Yes
63

Chester Payne

 Yes
64

George William Phillips, Jr.

 Yes
65

Mason Poole

 Yes

66

Charles DeWitt Pope**

 Yes
67

Kit Joseph Pourciau

 Yes
68

William Laughlin Reynolds**

 Yes

69

Michael Nicholas Ricciardelli

 Yes
70

Robert Clifton Rose

 Yes
71

Donald Nesser See

 Yes
72

Alvin Leroy Skow

 Yes
73

James Earl Snyder

 Needed
74

Jarrold Clovis Taylor***

 Yes
75 John Clyde Turner  Yes
76 Paul Arthur Vest  Yes
77 James Frank Vogt  Yes
78 Lucius Polk Wall  Yes
79 James Edgar Westmoreland  Yes

*Died when Flier ran aground at Midway.
**Men who survived the sinking of the vessel, but who were not rescued.
***First name spelled "Jerold" or "Jerrold" in some sources

The following USS Flier crew members survived the sinking and were later rescued by USS Redfin (SS-272).

1

Earl R. Bumgart

2

John Daniel Crowley

3

James Dello Russo*

4

Arthur Gibson Howell

5

Alvin E. Jacobson, Jr.

6

James W. Liddell, Jr.

7

Wesley Bruce Miller

8

Donald Paul Tremaine

James' last name is Dello Russo.  In some sources, his last name is listed as just "Russo."

How to Submit Photos and Information

The U.S. Submarine Veterans of World War II assigned USS Flier (SS-250)

to the State of Vermont.

Submarines Lost in World War II

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