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USS Queenfish Collection, 1945

Microfilm Collection #MF0048

Descriptive Summary Click here to collapse or expand the contents in this section of the finding aid

Title: USS Queenfish Collection
Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
Languages: English
Extent: 0.01 Cubic feet, 1 reel , microfilm

Administrative Information Click here to collapse or expand the contents in this section of the finding aid

Accessions Information

January 13, 2006 (unprocessed), 0.01 cubic feet, 1 reel; United States Navy Court of Inquiry (1945) on Commander C. E. Loughlin, USN, of the USS QUEENFISH (SS-393), in the sinking of the Japanese transport ship AWA MARU, 4/1/1945, which had been granted safe conduct by the Allies to carry supplies to Allied prisoners of war. NRS 1970-36. Microfilm. Negative. Transferred from Government Documents Department by Janice Rice (for David Durant)

Access Restrictions

No restrictions

Copyright Notice

Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.

Preferred Citation

USS Queenfish Collection (#MF0048), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

Acquisition Information

  • Transferred from Government Documents Department by Janice Rice (for David Durant)

Processing Information

  • Encoded by Mark Custer, October 27, 2008


Biographical / Historical Note Click here to collapse or expand the contents in this section of the finding aid

The court convicted Capt. Loughlin of negligence in obeying orders; but after the war it was proved that AWA MARU was loaded with munitions and contraband; and Capt. Loughlin was returned to duty.

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