1947 Simulated


Subject: U.S.S, RONQUIL. (SS 396) - Report of Simulated War Patrol Number One.

 

(A) PROLOGUE

The USS RONQUIL arrived SAN DIEGO after overhaul at PHNSY in January 1946. All

 hands were given rehabilitation leave. On March 15, 1946, Commander F. E. HAYLER,

 USN, relieved Commander Romondt BUDD, USN, as Commanding Officer. The ship

 remained in the SAN DIEGO area until January 2, 1947. This time was devoted to routine

 operations, ORI, gunnery and torpedo exercises and services to Sonar School and N. E..

 L. The period, between January 9, 1947 to April 26, 1947, was spent undergoing overhaul

 at PHNSY. During this overhaul the following major alterations were accomplished:

 1. Installed SS radar.

 2. Replaced negative tank vent valve with quick-opening type gate valve.

 3. Installed emergency rudder angle indicator

 4. Installed ampere hour meters.

 5. Blanked off upper gun access trunk hatch.

 6. Installed connection between trim line and the distilling system.

 7. Increased air conditioning capacity.

 8. Increased inner diameter of periscope bearings.

 9. Installed DCR-l Equipment.

10. Installed Sperry Mark XVIII auxiliary compass.

11. Installed dummy log equipment.

12. Installed pressure equalizing line for torpedo tubes.

13. Replaced salt water piping flange bolts with nickel copper bolts having aluminum 

       bronze nuts..

 

Arrived SAN DIEGO from PEARL on May 2, 1947 for two weeks of pre-patrol underway

training with Commander T. W. HOGAN, USN, CSD 32 as training officer. Two torpedoes 

were fired, including one MK 28. The first Administrative Inspection by Commander 

Submarine Squadron Three was held on May 17, 1947. Final preparations and loading 

were accomplished during the week of May 19, 1947. A sailing list with previous war 

patrol figures follows:

 

Name

Rank

Address

Previous Patrols

F. E. HAYLER

CDR

7716

500 5th Street, Coronado, Calif.

10

H. G. WYNNE

LCDR

123575

1565 9th Avenue, San Diego, Calif.

0

3) D. A. RAYMOND

LT

185462

Sylvester, Texas

7

N. DASHKO

LT

282800

1114 11th St., McKees Rock, Penna.

6

J. H. HILDEBRAND

LTJG

389652

24 Church St.,

0

(1) R. H. REINHART

ENS

234000

857 Green Street, San Franciso, Calif.

0

B. F. SHERMAN

ENS

447908

Franklin, New Hampshire

0

L. D. KELLY, Jr.

ENS

447571

Blackburn Ave., Nashville 5, Tenn.

0

BARTLETT, G. F.

CMOMM

380 87 18

635 Avenue D., Snohomish, Wash.

7

BREEDLOVE, M. E.

CCS

261 73 86

4774 50th Street, San Diego, Calif.

5

CHENAULT, J. W.

CRM

279 54 02

2430 Morris St., San Diego, Calif.

7

CLIFTON, C.

CTM

287 14 29

422 Grover Avenue, Masury, Ohio

1

FAVIER, E. M.

CEM

201 63 11

832-A 16th Avenue, Honolulu, T. H.

2

MATHERN, C. R

CTM

375 90 83

Sutherland, Iowa

10

(1) PEPPER, R. H.

CEM

299 73 94

1424 East 73rd St., Los Angeles, Calif.

9

(2) PILGRIM, W. R.

CQM

393 18 90

529 South 43rd St., San Diego, Calif.

9

SHERRATT, L. L.

CMOMM

369 39 69

133 South 1st West, Cedar City, Utah

4

SHAW, L. C.

CMOMM

360 38 62

648 B St. Camp Pendleton, Oceanside, Calif.

5

SOBOTKA, W. F. Jr.

CMOMM

224 15 77

324-06 136th Ave., Rosedale, Long Island

5

ALFONE, J. D.

S1FC

207 87 50

224 Chapel St., New Haven, Conn.

0

BAKER, N. D.

SC1

356 73 60

Route #2, Walters, Okla.

6

BEMBENEK, D. J.

TM1

244 11 47

1028 Mechanic St., Camden, N. J.

8

BLAS, J. F.

ST3

421 40 43

320 Price Street, Agana, Guam, M. I.

0

(3) BLAS, J. G.

STM2

210 83 39

Toto Village, Guam

0

BOBJA, M. S.

STM1

421 40 45

Piti Village, Guam

0

BRATTIN, J. N.

#W2

848 63 68

R.F.D. #1, Banner, Okla.

2

BREITE, H. R.

EM1

338 33 31

1004 Bittner St., St. Louis, Mo.

6

CLINT, J. R.

MOMM1

381 28 26

6305 Wheatstone St., San Diego, Calif.

9

COATS, R. M.

S2

339 64 16

401 Dysart St., Columbia, Mo.

0

CORK, L. W. Jr.

F1

567 03 29

Route #1, Box 248, El Cajon, Calif.

0

CRAIG, R. T.

GM1

250 57 72

238 Crossland Ave., Uniontown, Penna.

9

CRONAN, W. J.

S2

206 19 31

55 Rebekah St., Woonsocket, R.I.

0

CUNNINGHAM, E. W.

MOMM2

375 56 75

18011/2 "O" St., Sacramento, Calif.

2

DE JOURDAN, J. H.

MOMM1

600 28 57

Cape Vincent, N.Y.

5

DUNLAP, C. E.

MOMM3

863 25 25

Becida, Minn.

0

DU PUIS, L. F.

EM3

306 75 98

520 3rd St., Baraboo, Wisc.

0

EICHLER, W. S.

EM3

315 71 64

Route #1, Burt, Michigan

0

FALONK, A. J. Jr.

S1RM

249003424

180 Canaan St., Carbondale, Penna.

0

(S) FLORES, J. B.

STM2

210 83 28

Sinijana, Guam

0

FOILES, J. E.

QM3

755 11 68

129 E. Washington St., Carlinville, Ill.

0

FONTENOT, W. E.

S1

276 20 58

601 South 6th St., Eunice, Louisiana

0

FOX, R. W.

S1FC

317 69 31

Emmet, Nebraska

0

FRAZEE, M. D.

MOMM2

283 47 38

3548 Eucalyptus Ave., Long Beach, Calif

2

GARRIDO, T. L.

CK2

421 05 69

Toto Village, Guam

0

GENTRY, J. J.

TM2

639 62 90

3945 Mississippi, St., San Diego, Calif.

3

GIBSON, C. R.

S2SC

567 62 18

1009 San Fernando Road, Burbank, Calif.

0

GRIFFIN, J. W.

S1

992 95 14

306 College St., Enterprise, Ala.

0

HARRELL, T. C.

BKR3

893 76 42

Route #2, Swainboro, Ga.

0

HOAR, W.

S1

206 07 42

70 Calla St., Providence, R.I.

0

JARRETT, R. G.

S2

797 67 06

Route #1, Box 485, Oswego, Oregon

0

JEFFERIES, H. R.

YM1

280 00 73

1804 Julian Ave., San Diego, Calif.

6

JOCHETZ, R. J. Jr.

S1

360 82 54

General Delivery, Eagle Lake, Texas

0

KALINA, F. R.

MOMM1

328 90 96

R.F.D. #3, Box 76, Nortfield, Minn.

2

KENNEDY, J. W.

MOMM3

618 63 81

2804 "C" St., San Diego, Calif.

5

KIFER, D. J.

GM3

609 65 26

5 West St., Warren, Penna.

2

KROGER, C. E.

F2EM

323 20 57

13251/2 West 3rd St., Davenport, Iowa

0

LAVENDER, G. L.

S1

986 88 80

Route #2, Electra, Texas

0

LE BEL, R. A.

S1

752 14 49

28 Summit Ave., Salem, Mass.

0

MAUNZ, J.

SM2

246 75 47

2906 N. Reese St., Philadelphia, Penna.

0

MC BRIDE, H. D.

F1EM

387 68 66

3828 South "A" St., Pittsburgh, Penna.

0

MC DOUGLE, J. E. T.

FC3

250 68 87

4202 Gladstone St., Pittsburgh, Penna.

0

MILLER, K. R.

S1GM

344 04 38

R. F. D. #1, Wilsey, Kansas

0

MORREL, J. F.

MOMM3

296 44 79

411 Allen Ave., Elizabethton, Tenn.

0

NASH, L. B.

EM1

321 73 76

204 Ocean View Ave., Tampa, Florida

5

NEELD, L. J.

Y1

238 91 81

354 Owasco Road, Auburn, New York

8

OWENS, D. B.

SC2

204 55 51

Greenhill R. F. D. #1, Wakefield. R.I.

3

PARKER, W. W.

GM3

723 54 99

1939 North 14th St., Toledo, Ohio

0

PETER, J. T.

RM1

244 69 79

Box 157, Coal City, Ill.

4

PURCELL, J. R.

RM3

640 47 68

917 South Walnut St., Bristol, Okla.

3

RICHARDSON, H. E.

S1

581 26 17

1110 W. Portland St., Phoenix, Arizona

0

ROTH, R. R.

S2

226 93 28

1106 East 95th St., Brooklyn, N.Y.

0

RUSS, T. R.

F1

567 46 78

5749 Buffalo Ave., Van Nuys, Calif.

0

RUTZEN, F.

GM1

376 48 09

9327 University Ave., Chicago, Ill.

6

RYMSA, F.

EM1

337 78 09

11344 McDougall St., Hamtramck 12, Mich.

7

SHARP, J. A.

S2

209 74 66

Sanford, Maine

0

SHIPP, E. E.

MOMM2

360 24 54

Route 10, Box 485, Houston, Texas

11

SHOEMAKER, D. C.

MOMM3

754 10 28

2041/2 McReynolds St., Peoria, Ill.

0

STRANGELAND, G. E.

S1BKR

329 98 03

Route #1, Moohead, Minn.

0

STANKYE, J. W.

TM2

642 15 84

16 Burtville Ave., Derby, Conn.

3

STARCZEWSKI, J. D.

MOMM3

239 07 11

1644 Lincoln Ave., Utica, N.Y.

0

TEJERA, L. H.

S1

277 00 98

141 Hopkins St., Brooklyn, N.Y.

0

TEW, J. L.

F1

993 08 02

R. F. D. #6, Box 148, Fayetteville, N.C.

0

THOMPSON, A. K.

QM1

224 12 32

Box838, Glen Wild, Sullivan County, N.Y.

0

WEBB, J. E.

EM3

375 98 72

Route #4, Box 218, Rayville, La.

0

WEST, J. E.

F1

798 39 48

Route10, Box 338, Fresno, Calif.

0

WILLIAMS, J. F.

GM1

201 72 17

11 Akron St., Roxbury, Mass.

6

WOODS, C. R.

PHM1

321 82 76

R. F. D. #2, Murray, Iowa.

0