USS Queenfish Collection

April 28, 1905
Microfilm Collection #MF0048
Physical description
0.01 Cubic Feet, 1 reel , microfilm
Preferred Citation
USS Queenfish Collection (#MF0048), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
ECU Manuscript Collection
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Biographical/historical information

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.

Administrative information
Custodial History

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)

Source of acquisition

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

Processing information

Encoded by Mark Custer, October 27, 2008

Copyright notice

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

Key terms
Personal Names
Loughlin, Charles E.
Corporate Names
Awa Maru (Ship)
Queenfish (Submarine)
United States. Navy--Officers
Submarine warfare--United States
Trials (Naval offenses)--United States
World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Pacific Ocean
World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations, American