|On Eternal Patrol - USS Gudgeon (SS-211)
The following men were lost while serving on USS Gudgeon (SS-211). If you are a relative or friend of a man lost on this boat, please see Mike Ostlund's Find 'Em Chase 'Em Sink 'Em website. Mike's book of the same title, published by The Lyon's Press, is now available through booksellers such as Amazon.com.
A note regarding the entries under "Loss Date," "Location," and "Circumstances" for USS Gudgeon as shown on these individuals' pages: according to Ostlund's research, the boat was probably sunk in an air attack off Iwo Jima on April 18, 1944. This information used here for all men who were aboard Gudgeon when she was lost.
Click on a man's name to go to his personal memorial page on this site. Photographs and personal information are needed as indicated in the column at right.
For a brief history of the boat, please see The Loss of USS Gudgeon.
*Killed in non-sinking events on board.
Some listings of men lost with USS Gudgeon mistakenly include Verl Edward Hall, MoMM1, 661 08 77, who was on emergency leave when USS Gudgeon left on her twelfth war patrol on 4 April 1944.
The U.S. Submarine Veterans of World War II assigned USS Gudgeon (SS-211)
to the State of New Jersey.