That is a copy of Lu's endorsement letter of the 11th War Patrol, upon the sub's return to Guam under Fritz Harlfinger. Dave Connole then took command for the 12th war patrol and departed Guam on 11 March. From the 11 War Patrol Report you can see that there were key parts that needed fixing and there was a new commanding officer that needed to learn the boat and crew. Lloyd drawing of the Trigger SS being engaged by a Japanese warship, place and date unknown. Coast Defense Vessel No.
Photo from A. Google Earth satellite photo of the general area in which site and surrounding islands of Trigger SS Exact location of the sinking of Trigger is not known.
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Two books tell the story of the loss and provide location information leading up to the sinking date: - Submarine Operations of WWII, by T. Roscoe, USNI, page On 28 March , submarines in the general vicinity heard depth charges and that "someone was taking a drubbing". A Japanese naval report indicated that a submarine was located, bombed and a large oil slick resulted.
The location was N, E, which is East of Kyushu. History of location reports derived from the two books 1. This is West of Nansei Shoto chain of islands. On 26 March, Trigger was ordered to rendezvous with two other subs to form a wolf pack at N, E. However, the supposed sinking location N, E is about 85 miles north up the coast of Kyushu. Questions: a. Why would Trigger be 85 miles north of rendezvous point? Yes, but this would be a 12 hour run on surface at 19 knots need to avoid mine field.
Surface run is not likely, given the locale being close to Japanese coast. Maybe the Odate sinking information is not correct, either the date or location. View courtesy of Google Earth. Commemorative photo in honor of the memory of the crew of the Trigger SS Photo courtesy of Tom Kermen. Dante's Prayer courtesy of Loreena McKennitt via quinlanroad.
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