Manitowoc 28

USS Largarto (SS 371)

On Eternal Patrol

Keel Laid – January 12, 1944

Launched – May 28, 1944

Commissioned – October 14, 1944

USS Lagarto made two war patrols. She sank the Japanese submarine RO-49 and a cargo vessel on her first patrol.  Lagarto was sunk on her second patrol by the Japanese minelayer Hatsutaka in the Gulf of Thailand. Hatsutaka was also responsible for a depth charging of USS Cobia and was later sunk by USS Hawkbill.

The wreck of Lagarto was discovered on May 15, 2005 and is Wisconsin’s state boat. Click here for more information on the discovery of USS Lagarto.

USS LAGARTO Crew on Eternal Patrol

CTM Andrews, Harold Doyle

CMOMM Anker, Charles

LTJG Auchard, Frederick Lester

F1 Bjornson, Charles Herman

Y2 Breithaupt, Jr., Charles Woodson

CRMA Britain, Wardour LaVerne

S2 Brock, Aaron Busy

F1 Byrer, Clark Richard

RM1 Carleton, William Ernest

MOMM3 Cathey, Lloyd Fry

QM3 Catozzi, Sylvester Gilbert

TM2 Clouse, George Edward

MOMM1 Cook, Caldwell Thomas

TM2 Davis, Jr., John Edward

RM2 Doud, Leslie Montsell  

TM3 Enns, Alvin Henry

MOMM1 Fisher, Richard Louis

S1 Franze, John Joseph

MOMM1 Frasch, Oakley Ray

F1 Gerlach, James Northup

F2 Grace, Richard Fox

QM1 Graves, William

EM2 Gray, Dennis Jerome

STM2 Green, Robert

EM1 Gregorik, Richard Lewis

S2 Gregory, James Paul

RM3 Halstead, Glen Eugene

MOMM1 Hardegree, Thomas

MOMM3 Harrington, George Clark

MOMM2 Harrington, Thomas James

S1 Harris, James Bailey

MOMM3 Harrison, James Carlton

TM3 Hinken, Walter Earl

EM3 Honaker, William Franklin

LT Irving, Lloyd Gordon

S1 Jefferson, Hezekiah

CEMA Jobe, Jesse

S1 Johnson, Fred

CEMA  Johnson, John Richard

S1 Jordan Jr., William Harrison

LT Keeney, Jr., Arthur Hammond

RT1 Kimball, Philip McNeil

STM1 Kirtley, Albert

MOMM3 Kneidl, John William

CDR Latta, Franklin, De Vere

S1 Lee, Jr., Noah Blackmon

F1 Lee, Russell Willie

MOMM2 Lewis, Robert Julian

F1 Lynch, Louis Jerome

SM1 Mabin, William Tucker

S1 Marriott, Jr., Joy McDowell

SC2 McDonald, James Henry

TM2 McGee, Justin Michael

LT Mendenhall, William Hanna

F1 Moore, Willis Leroy

S1 Moss, William Gene

RT2 O’Hara, Lloyd Raymond

F1 Ortega, Howard Estelano

S1 Paper, Dick Milton

LTJG Pash, Joseph Stanley

RM3 Patterson, Robert Ransom

TM3 Peterson, John William

QM3 Peterson, Robert Frederick

EM3 Perry, Robert Calvin

LTJG Phelps, Walter Ben

F1 Plushnik, Harry Robert

CMOMM Price, Gerald Allen

EM2 Reeves, Morris Davis

F1 Reichert, Raymond Edward

BM1 Robison, Eugene Thomas

MOMM Root, John Harvey

LT Ruble, Robert Theodore

S1 Rutledge, Walter Jackson 

SM2 Shackelford, Wesley Clay

TM2 Simmerman, Ralph Eugene

CPHMA Spalding, Robert Bruce

GM2 Stehn, John Edward

EM2 Stiegler, Donald George

EM3 St. John, Jr., Ulysses McKinley

MOMM2 Tait, Floyd

LTJG Todd, Jr., Harold Arthur

CGM Turner, Frank Dean

S1 Wade, Arthur Menchel

S1 Warnick, William Clenton

MOMM2 Wicklander, Max Merrell

S1 Williams, John Leslie  

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