|Title:||USS Queenfish Collection|
|Repository:||ECU Manuscript Collection|
|Extent:||0.01 Cubic feet, 1 reel , microfilm|
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)
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USS Queenfish Collection (#MF0048), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
Encoded by Mark Custer, October 27, 2008
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.