Submarine Operations Research Group Attack Data

USS Archerfish (SS-311)

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
1944-01-18  03  Pearl Harbor  2514N  12342E  Night  Radar  Surfaced  Night  Radar  Surfaced  Mark XIV Type 3A Torpedo  PC  No Damage   
1944-01-22  24  Pearl Harbor  2545N  12124E  Night  Radar  Surfaced  Night  Radar  Surfaced  Mark XIV Type 3A Torpedo  APK  Sunk  9000 
1944-01-25  21  Pearl Harbor  2254N  12119E  Night  Radar  Surfaced  Night  Radar  Surfaced  Mark XIV Type 3A Torpedo  AK  No Damage  4000 
1944-06-28  11  Pearl Harbor  2444N  14020E  Daylight  Periscope  Submerged  Daylight  Periscope  Submerged  Mark XIV Type 3A Torpedo  DD  Sunk  1400 
1944-07-02  12  Pearl Harbor  2708N  14204E  Daylight  Periscope  Submerged  Daylight  Periscope  Submerged  Mark XIV Type 3A Torpedo  AP  Damaged  10000 
1944-07-02  12  Pearl Harbor  2708N  14204E  Daylight  Periscope  Submerged  Daylight  Periscope  Submerged  Mark XVIII Type 1 Torpedo  DD  No Damage   
1944-07-02  12  Pearl Harbor  2708N  14204E  Daylight  Periscope  Submerged  Daylight  Periscope  Submerged  Mark XVIII Type 1 Torpedo  AK  Damaged  2000 
1944-08-13  12  Pearl Harbor  3255N  15243E  Daylight  Visual  Surfaced  Daylight  Periscope  Surfaced  Deck Gun  PAT  Damaged  300 
1944-11-29  03  Pearl Harbor  32 N  137E  Night  Radar  Surfaced  Night  Periscope  Submerged  Mark XIV Type 3A Torpedo  CV  Sunk  28000 
1944-12-09  02  Pearl Harbor  3400N  14145E  Night  Radar  Surfaced  Night  Radar  Surfaced  Mark XIV Type 3A Torpedo  DE  No Damage  600 
1945-02-14  23  Pearl Harbor  2037N  12733E  Night  Radar  Surfaced  Night  Radar  Surfaced  Mark XVIII Type 1 Torpedo  SS  Not Final Attack on Target  1100 
1945-02-14  23  Pearl Harbor  2037N  12733E  Night  Radar  Surfaced  Night  Radar  Surfaced  Mark XVIII Type 1 Torpedo  SS  Sunk  1100 


   

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