Harold Eustace Ruble, USN

Born  30 Sep 1908
Died  21 Dec 1989(81)


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Ranks

1 Jan 1944 T/Cdr.

Decorations

Warship Commands listed for Harold Eustace Ruble, USN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
USS S-23 (128)SubmarineOct 1942Aug 1943
USS Piranha (389)T/Cdr.Submarine5 Feb 194424 Jan 1945

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Events related to this officer

Submarine USS Piranha (389)


10 Apr 1944
USS Pirhana arrived at Key West, Florida for duty with the Fleet Sound School.

11 Apr 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Piranha conducted exercises off Key West.

12 Apr 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Piranha conducted exercises off Key West.

13 Apr 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Piranha conducted exercises off Key West.

14 Apr 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Piranha conducted exercises off Key West.

15 Apr 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Piranha conducted exercises off Key West.

17 Apr 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Piranha conducted exercises off Key West.

18 Apr 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Piranha conducted exercises off Key West.

19 Apr 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Piranha conducted exercises off Key West.

20 Apr 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Piranha conducted exercises off Key West.

21 Apr 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Piranha conducted exercises off Key West.

22 Apr 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Piranha conducted exercises off Key West.

24 Apr 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Piranha conducted exercises off Key West.

25 Apr 1944 (position 0.00, 0.00)
USS Piranha departed Key West for the Panama Canal Zone.

18 May 1944
With her trials and initial training completed USS Piranha (Lt.Cdr. H.E. Ruble) arrived at Pearl Harbor.

14 Jun 1944
USS Piranha (Lt.Cdr. H.E. Ruble) departed from Pearl Harbor for her 1st war patrol. She was ordered to patrol off Luzon Strait.

12 Jul 1944 (position 18.50, 122.40)
USS Piranha (Lt.Cdr. H.E. Ruble) torpedoed and sank the Japanese tanker Nichiran Maru (6503 GRT) off the north-east coast of Luzon, Philippines in position 18°50'N, 122°40'E.

16 Jul 1944 (position 19.17, 120.15)
USS Piranha (Lt.Cdr. H.E. Ruble) torpedoed and sank the Japanese troop transport Seattle Maru (5773 GRT) in Luzon Strait in position 19°17'N, 120°15'E.

8 Aug 1944
USS Piranha (Lt.Cdr. H.E. Ruble) ended her 1st war patrol at Majuro.

30 Aug 1944
USS Piranha (Lt.Cdr. H.E. Ruble) departed from Majuro for her 2nd war patrol. She was ordered to patrol off the Palau's to support the landings at Peleliu. Later she was ordered to patrol north of the Philippines.

23 Oct 1944
USS Piranha (Lt.Cdr. H.E. Ruble) ended her 2nd war patrol at Pearl Harbor.

13 Nov 1944
USS Piranha (Lt.Cdr. H.E. Ruble) departed from Pearl Harbor for her 3rd war patrol. She was ordered to patrol in the East China Sea.

8 Jan 1945 (position 29.55, 130.05)
USS Piranha (Lt.Cdr. H.E. Ruble) torpedoed and damaged the Japanese auxiliary net layer Shinto Maru No.2 (540 GRT) off the Ryukyu Islands in position 29°55'N, 130°05'E.

13 Jan 1945
USS Piranha (Lt.Cdr. H.E. Ruble) ended her 3rd war patrol at Guam.


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