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//title/494/wwii-submarine-patrol-reports: accessed February 28, 2021)

Publication Title
WWII Submarine Patrol Reports
Total Records
57,974 · Complete: 100%
Content Source
The National Archives logoThe National Archives
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.