Item description for U.S.S. Tang (SS-306): American Submarine War Patrol Reports by J.T. McDaniel...
During five war patrols under the command of Richard H. O'Kane, the Balao class fleet submarine U.S.S. Tang was credited with sinking a total of 31 Japanese ships, for a wartime total of 227,800 tons. The victim of a circular running torpedo during her fifth war patrol, only eight members of her crew, including O'Kane, survived to spend the rest of the war in Japanese captivity. This volume contains the complete text of Tang's five official war patrol reports. Also included is an Introduction, notes, and additional reference material.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.82" Width: 5.98" Height: 0.63" Weight: 0.62 lbs.
Release Date Jun 25, 2005
Publisher Riverdale Books
ISBN 193260605X ISBN13 9781932606058
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USS Tang (SS306) American Submarine War Patrol Reports Nov 10, 2007
This would serve as an excellent reference if it were not for inaccurate data. The claim of eight men surviving the loss of Tang vice the actual nine and, listing 85 officers and men on board during the fifth patrol, vice the actual 87, caused me to put the booklet aside. To delve further into this work would be a waste of time.
W.R. Leibold, One of two remaining survivors of USS Tang SS306