Byron Home Nowell, USN

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Ranks

  Lt.Cdr.

Decorations

Warship Commands listed for Byron Home Nowell, USN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
USS Paddle (263)Submarine10 Dec 194327 Sep 1944

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Events related to this officer

Submarine USS Paddle (263)


19 Mar 1944
USS Paddle (Lt.Cdr. Byron Home Nowell) departed from Pearl Harbor for her 3rd war patrol, and was ordered to patrol south of the Philippines.

12 May 1944
USS Paddle (Lt.Cdr. B.H. Nowell) ended her 3rd war patrol at Fremantle, Australia.

5 Jun 1944
USS Paddle (Lt.Cdr. B.H. Nowell) departed from Fremantle for her 4th war patrol. She was ordered to patrol south of the Philippines.

6 Jul 1944 (position 3.24, 125.28)
USS Paddle (Lt.Cdr. B.H. Nowell) torpedoed and sank the Japanese destroyer Hokaze (1215 tons, offsite link) north-west of Halmahera off Sangi Island in position 03°24'N, 125°28'E.

29 Jul 1944
USS Paddle (Lt.Cdr. B.H. Nowell) ended her 4th war patrol at Fremantle.

22 Aug 1944
USS Paddle (Lt.Cdr. B.H. Nowell) departed from Fremantle for her 5th war patrol. She was ordered to patrol in the Sulu Sea.

7 Sep 1944 (position 8.11, 122.40)
USS Paddle (Lt.Cdr. Byron Home Nowell) torpedoed and sank the Japanese troop transport Shinyo Maru (2634 GRT, which carries 750 American POW's on board) and damaged the Japanese tanker Eiyo Maru No.2 (5061 GRT) off the coast of Mindanao, Philippines in position 08°11'N, 122°40'E.

The Eiyo Maru No.2 is beached at Sindagon Point in position 08°10'N, 122°40'E; and was damaged beyond repair.

25 Sep 1944
USS Paddle (Lt.Cdr. B.H. Nowell) ended her 5th war patrol at Mios Woendi.


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