USS Queenfish Collection, 1945

Microfilm Collection #MF0048

  • Descriptive Summary
    Title: USS Queenfish Collection
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Extent: 0.01 Cubic feet, 1 reel , microfilm
  • Biographical / Historical Note

    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
    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)

    Acquisition Information

    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.

    Processing Information

    Encoded by Mark Custer, October 27, 2008

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