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USS MINGO SS-261; 52-55, USS VOLADOR SS-490; 59-70
On MINGO, he told me that when she was transferred to the JMSDF, the Japanese Capt said that he was the one that sank YORKTOWN....to MANY Bad looks from the crew of MINGO.
On VALADOR, he was there when she torpedoed herself JUST before the Open House that VALADOR was going to have in S.F.!!
He also told me of some 'Special Ops' going to NorWest Pac.....North of Japan....
Do you know which boats he served on and the time frames?
both you and Pete, helped me remember a few stories of Poss Explosions on other boats when my Dad was station in Alameda, CA...he was on diesel boats when he started his career as a YN, The ONLY YN on the boat!! It was more Those stories he would tell me ...... Just thinking of my Dad and Our Navy stories....
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