WWII Submarine Patrol Reports record example

    WWII Submarine Patrol Reports

    Records: 57,974 · Complete: 100%

    The main purpose of these submarine war patrol reports was to keep the Commander-in-Chief, U.S. Fleet, and others apprised of the records of submarines in carrying out their primary mission of sinking enemy ships. Most reports are typed mimeograph copies and include daily narratives of a vessel's locations and activities.

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    Example Records

    USS Wahoo February-1943 to May-1943
    USS Wahoo February-1943 to May-1943
    USS Flying Fish, Submarine War Patrol Report
    USS Flying Fish, Submarine War Patrol Report
    USS Icefish, Submarine War Patrol Report
    USS Icefish, Submarine War Patrol Report
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    Source Information

    "U.S. Submarine War Patrol Reports, 1941-1945" database with images Fold3 (https://www.fold3.com/publication/494/wwii-submarine-patrol-reports: accessed June 28, 2022)

    Publication Title
    WWII Submarine Patrol Reports
    Total Records
    57,974 · Complete: 100%
    Content Source
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    Publication Number
    M1752
    Record Group
    38
    Published on Fold3
    04 Dec 2007
    Last Updated
    17 Jan 2008
    Description
    NARA M1752. War patrol reports of active duty U.S. Navy submarines relate the conditions of the subs, attacks against the enemy, and weather reports.