Waldemar Nicholas Christensen, USN

Born  16 Feb 1904

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1 Aug 1939 Lt.Cdr.
1 Aug 1942 T/Cdr.
20 Jul 1943 T/Capt.


Warship Commands listed for Waldemar Nicholas Christensen, USN

USS Cachalot (170)Submarine19398 Apr 1942

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Submarine USS Cachalot (170)

7 Dec 1941
During the Japanese attack USS Cachalot (Lt.Cdr. Waldeman N. Christensen) was at the Pearl Harbor Navy Yard for a scheduled overhaul. She opened fire on the enemy planes with her machine guns.

12 Jan 1942
With her overhaul completed USS Cachalot (Lt.Cdr. W.N. Christensen) left Pearl Harbor for her first war patrol.

18 Mar 1942
USS Cachalot (Lt.Cdr. W.N. Christensen) conducted reconnaissance of Wake, Eniwetok, Ponape, Truk, Namonuito, and the Hall Islands before she returned to Pearl Harbor on 18 March 1942.

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