U.S.S. Seawolf: Submarine Raider of the Pacific (Uncommon Valor)

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U.S.S. Seawolf: Submarine Raider of the Pacific, first published in 1946, is the story of one of the Navy's most successful submarine's operating in the Pacific during World War II. Told from the viewpoint of Chief Radioman Joseph Eckberg, the Wolf's adventures are related with a gripping realism...the heat, sweat, depth-charge attacks are all portrayed in vivid detail.Seawolf departed Portsmouth, New Hampshire on 12 April 1940 for her shakedown cruise, which lasted until 21 June and took her as far south as the Panama Canal Zone. Seawolf was next assigned to the Pacific Fleet, based in San Diego. In the autumn of 1940, she proceeded to Manila Bay and operated from the Cavite Navy Yard. When war with Japan began, the submarine readied for sea and was on her first war patrol from December 8–26, 1941. Seawolf was considered one of the most successful submarines in terms of enemy ships destroyed. The book ends with the Wolf returning to San Francisco in January 1943.

For Seawolf, however, the war was not over. Under a new commander and with a new crew, the Wolf returned to the southern Pacific. Following a number of successful missions, the submarine was unfortunately believed to be destroyed by friendly fire on October 4, 1944, off Morotai. Lost were the crew of sixty-four men plus 17 Army passengers. Included are 16 pages of photographs.

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