John Leslie DeTar, USN
|Born||21 Sep 1906||Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska, USA|
|Died||22 Aug 1967||(60)||Multnomah County, Oregon, USA|
Retired: 1 Jul 1948
Warship Commands listed for John Leslie DeTar, USN
|USS Tuna (203)||Lt.Cdr.||Submarine||Jan 1942||Jun 1942|
|USS Euryale (AS 22)||Lt.Cdr.||Submarine tender||18 Dec 1944||20 Dec 1944|
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Submarine USS Tuna (203)
26 Jan 1942
USS Tuna (Lt.Cdr. J.L. De Tar) departed Pearl Harbor for her 1st war patrol. She was ordered to patrol in the East China Sea.
21 Mar 1942
USS Tuna (Lt.Cdr. J.L. De Tar) ended her 1st war patrol at Pearl Harbor.
14 Apr 1942
USS Tuna (Lt.Cdr. J.L. De Tar) departed Pearl Harbor for her 2nd war patrol. She was ordered to patrol off Honshu in Japanese home waters.
15 May 1942 (position 33.34, 125.09)
USS Tuna (Lt.Cdr. J.L. De Tar) torpedoed and sank the Japanese transport ship Toyoharu Maru (805 GRT) about 65 nautical miles off Sohuksando, Korea in position 33°34'N, 125°09'E.
16 Jun 1942
USS Tuna (Lt.Cdr. J.L. De Tar) ended her 2nd war patrol at Pearl Harbor.
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