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USS Gudgeon (SS-211)

 

The following men were lost while serving on USS Gudgeon (SS-211).  If you are a relative or friend of a man lost on this boat, please see Mike Ostlund's Find  'Em  Chase 'Em  Sink  'Em website.  Mike's book of the same title, published by The Lyon's Press, is now available through booksellers such as Amazon.com.

A note regarding the entries under "Loss Date," "Location," and "Circumstances" for USS Gudgeon as shown on these individuals' pages:  according to Ostlund's research, the boat was probably sunk in an air attack off Iwo Jima on April 18, 1944.  This information used here for all men who were aboard Gudgeon when she was lost.

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 Gudgeon.

 
  Name Photo
1

Oscar Allen Abbott

 Yes
2

William Ankeny

 Yes
3

James Robert Ball

 Yes
4

Milton Paul Barrett

 Yes
5

Paul Harris Birchfield

 Yes
6

James Henry Blessing

 Yes
7

Robert Alexander Bonin

 Yes

8

John George Bossong

 Yes
9

James Ralph Carney

 Yes

10

Richard Osborne Christian

 Yes
11

James William Sylvester Coghlan

 Yes
12

Robert Cope Collins

 Yes
13

Charles Bracher Copeland, Jr.

 Yes
14

Glenn Estol Crandall

 Needed
15

Ben Willis Dickenson

 Yes
16

Everett Harold Dodson

 Yes
17

Jeremiah Patrick Donovan

 Needed

18

John Willard Evans

 Yes
19

Albert Raymond Everhart

 Yes

20

Wayne Edward Feikert

 Yes
21

Ambrosio Fernandez

 Needed
22

Jack Alison Fournier

 Yes
23

Howard Owen Garrett

 Yes
24

Edward Charles Gaughan

 Yes
25

Karl Louis Hammond

 Yes
26

Lambert George Hegerfeld

 Yes

27

William Richard Henry

 Yes
28

Elijah Clinton Hensley

 Yes
29

Burton Laurence Heyes

 Yes
30

Riley Monroe Hitt

 Yes
31

Robert Edwin Hughart

 Yes
32

Donald Wayne Keller

 Yes

33

Norman Charles Keller

 Yes
34

Stephen Kohut

 Yes
35

Kenneth Paul Krueger

 Yes
36

Leonard Albert Langdale

 Yes
37

George William Lefferts, Jr.

 Yes
38

Rodney John Lewis

 Yes
39

David Bennett McCorquodale

 Yes

40

John Richard McKenna

 Yes

41

James William McLallen

 Yes
42

Wallace Frank McNicol

 Yes
43

Lester Lavern Metzger

 Yes

44

Donald Raymond Midgley

 Yes

45

Arthur Howard Miller*

 Yes

46

Earl Morris

 Needed

47

William Joseph Murphy

 Yes

48

Harry Clark Nickel

 Yes
49

Malcolm Partlow Norris

 Yes

50

Harry Frederick Orfila

 Yes

51

William Conrad Ostlund

 Yes

52

Herbert Fredric Patriquin

 Yes
53

Thomas Edgar Patterson

 Yes
54

George Harvey Penland, Jr.*

 Yes

55

Francis John Pieniadz

 Yes

56

John Andrew Piller

 Yes

57

Addison Boyd Pinkley

 Yes
58

John Macon Powles

 Yes

59

William Daniel Remaley

 Yes
60

Jerome Richard Rice

 Yes

61

William Joseph Sennewald

 Yes

62

Milton AuMont Sewell

 Needed
63

Lynwood Shults

 Yes
64

Robert Paul Simon

 Yes
65

William Harold Sponheimer

 Yes

66

Owen Joseph Sullivan

 Yes
67

Paul Westley Swinson

 Yes
68

Robert Hansen Taylor

 Yes

69

Samuel Henry Taylor

 Needed
70

Clarence Frank Thomas

 Yes
71

Harold Eugene Updike

 Yes
72

Frederick Ethelbert Van Norden

 Yes
73

Norman Vance

 Yes
74

Joel McGee Walker, Jr.

 Yes
75 Harold Ambrose Waters  Yes
76 George Junior Watson  Needed
77 Earle Anderson Webster, Jr.  Needed
78 Thomas Jordon White  Yes
79 Joseph Whitelow  Yes
80 Wesley Willard Worthington, Jr.  Needed
81 Charles Austin Zimmerman, Jr.  Yes

*Killed in non-sinking events on board.

How to Submit Photos and Information

The U.S. Submarine Veterans of World War II assigned USS Gudgeon (SS-211)

to the State of New Jersey.

Submarines Lost in World War II

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