|On Eternal Patrol - USS Pompano (SS-181)|
The following men were lost while serving on USS Pompano (SS-181).
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.
Research into the loss of this vessel is presently being conducted.
For a brief history of the boat, please see The Loss of USS Pompano.
*H. A. Calcaterra was killed while manning the boat's deck gun on September 4, 1942.
Pompano crew members George Alfred Jennings and Claire Cornwell Poole are mistakenly omitted in some sources. Please see our "Discrepancies in Numbers of Lost Submariners" page for further information.
Pompano crew member Ronald Heister was ashore for some dental work and was not with his shipmates when their boat was lost. He lives for the memory of the men he served with.
The U.S. Submarine Veterans of World War II assigned USS Pompano (SS-181)
to the State of Kentucky.