Submarine Operations Research Group Attack Data

USS S-38 (SS-143)

Patrol Number Date Hour (00-23) Operational Command Latitude Longitude Approach Light Condition Approach Image Method Approach Surfaced or Submerged Attack Light Condition Attack Image Method Attack Surfaced or Submerged Weapon Used Number of Torpedoes Fired Number of Torpedo Hits Claimed Target Type Result Estimated Target Tonnage
1941-12-12    Fremantle  12 N  120 E        Night  Visual  Surfaced    AP  Sunk  5000 
1941-12-22    Fremantle  16 N  120 E        Daylight  Periscope  Submerged    AK  No Damage   
1941-12-22    Fremantle  16 N  120 E        Daylight  Periscope  Submerged    AP  No Damage   
1941-12-22    Fremantle  16 N  120 E        Daylight  Periscope  Submerged    AP  Sunk  5000 
1942-03-02    Fremantle  0627S  11212E        Night  Periscope  Submerged    CL  Damaged  7500 
1942-03-02    Fremantle  0612S  11222E        Night  Periscope  Submerged    DD  No Damage   
1942-07-01    Brisbane            Night  Periscope  Submerged    DD  No Damage   
1942-08-07    Brisbane  0452S  15242E                AP  Sunk  8000 
1942-10-07  15  Pearl Harbor  0123N  17258E        Daylight  Periscope  Submerged    AO  Not Final Attack on Target  8000 
1942-10-07  16  Pearl Harbor  0123N  17258E        Daylight  Periscope  Submerged    AO  No Damage  8000 
1943-07-12  13  Pearl Harbor  0632N  16718E  Daylight  Periscope  Submerged  Daylight  Periscope  Submerged  Mark X Type 3 Torpedo  AK  No Damage  3500 


   

A complete analysis of the SORG attack data and attacks not in SORG is currently available in the book United States and Allied Submarine Successes in the Pacific and Far East During World War II, 4th ed.

More Info About the Book:
McFarland & Company
Amazon

Back to Main SORG Page








Related Partner Sites: Combined Fleet Message Board | J-Air Forum | WW2 Database | IJN Doctrine | 3-D IJN Warships