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USS INDEPENDENCE  CVL-22

A War Diary of the Nation’s First Dedicated Night Carrier

ISBN:  978-0-9838869-1-4

Index

USS SAMUEL N. MOORE, DD-747, Allen M. Sumner, Destroyer, 463, 472, 715

USS SAMUEL S. MILES, DE-183, Cannon, Destroyer Escort,  577

USS SAN DIEGO, CL-53, Atlanta, Light Cruiser, 309, 320, 324325, 332, 362, 368, 373, 385,                  535, 597, 601, 635

USS SAN FRANCISCO, CA-38, New Orleans, Heavy Cruiser,  170-171, 173, 179-180

USS SAN JACINTO, CVL-30, Independence, Light Aircraft Carrier, 16, 331, 346, 374, 376,                  385, 476, 507, 643

USS SAN JUAN, CL-54, Atlanta, Light Cruiser,  460, 462, 481-482, 486, 488-489, 503, 517

USS SANGAMON, CVE-26, Sangamon, 593

USS SANTA FE, CL-60, Cleveland, Light Cruiser,  21, 170-171, 173-174, 188, 385

USS SARANAC, AO-74, Suamico, Fleet Oiler,  593, 595-596

USS SARATOGA, CV-3, Lexington, Aircraft Carrier,  27, 107, 197-198, 201, 206, 750, 763-                 765

USS SAUGATUCK, AOT-75, Suamico, Fleet Oiler,  326, 489, 492

USS SCABBARDFISH, SS-397, Balao, Submarine,  687

USS SCHROEDER, DD501, Fletcher, Destroyer,  120, 143, 146, 166, 170, 173, 179, 181, 186,                  188, 192-193

USS SEA HORSE, SS-304, Balao, Submarine,   680

USS SEBEC, AO-78, Escambia, Fleet Oiler, 630, 648, 691, 697, 703-704

USS SEPULGA, AO-20, Patoka, Fleet Oiler, 250

USS SHANGRI LA, CV-38, Essex, Aircraft Carrier, 592, 594595, 599, 602-603, 605-609, 611,                  613-614, 618-622, 628, 631, 633, 637-638, 644, 647, 650, 655, 661-662, 667-668,                  677, 679, 681, 693, 699-700, 702-704, 706, 711-713, 715, 729

USS SHASTA, AE-6, Lassen, Ammunition Ship,  571, 623, 662

USS SHIPLEY BAY, CVE-85, Casablanca, Escort Carrier,  450, 743

USS SIGSBEE, DD-502, Fletcher, Destroyer, 77, 82, 95, 97-99, 151, 158-159, 166, 170, 173,                  186, 188-189, 193, 581

USS SIMS, DD-409, Sims, Destroyer, 19

USS SITKOH BAY, CVE-86, Casablanca, Escort Carrier,  440

USS SKATE, SS-305, Balao, Submarine,  202

USS SMALLEY,  DD-565, Fletcher, Destroyer,  291-292, 294-295, 645, 677-678, 711

USS SMITH, DD-378, Mahan, Destroyer,  288-289

USS SNOOK, SS-279, Gato, Submarine,  158

USS SOUTH DAKOTA, BB-57, Battleship,   107, 194, 196, 385, 414, 613-614, 699

USS SPENCE, DD-512, Fletcher, Destroyer,  120, 124, 126, 463, 470, 472, 477, 480, 482

USS SPERRY, DD-697, Allen M. Sumner, Destroyer,  700-701

USS SPRINGFIELD, CL-66 , Cleveland, Light Cruiser,  746

USS ST. LO, CVE-63, Casablanca, Escort Carrier,  431 (Communiqué #168 foot notes)

USS STACK, DD-406, Benham, Destroyer,   198, 202, 210, 749-750

USS STANLY, DD-478, Fletcher, Destroyer ,  578-579

USS STEAMER BAY, CVE-87, Casablanca, Escort Carrier,  653, 743

USS STEPHEN POTTER, DD-538, Fletcher, Destroyer,  313, 339, 344, 358, 391, 443, 449-                 450, 452, 480, 497, 583

USS STERETT, DD-407, Benham, Destroyer,  198, 209

USS STEVENS, DD-479, Fletcher, Destroyer,  146, 158

USS STOCKHAM, DD-683, Fletcher, Destroyer,  320, 324-327, 344, 391-392, 399-400, 408,                  411, 413, 433, 649, 653

USS STOCKTON, DD-646, Gleaves, Destroyer,  573

USS STODDARD, DD-566, Fletcher, Destroyer,  649, 657, 678, 691, 695, 697-698, 702-703

USS STRONG, DD-467, Fletcher, Destroyer,  138

USS SWANSON, DD-443, Gleaves, Destroyer, 98, 99

USS TABBERER, DE-418, John C. Butler, Destroyer Escort, 482

USS TALLULAH, AO-50, Suamico, Fleet Oiler,  254, 550

USS TALUGA, AO-62, Cimarron, Fleet Oiler, 489, 509, 683, 711, 714

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USS TAPPAHANNOCK, AO-43, Mattaponi, Fleet Oiler, 433, 438, 592, 648

USS TAUSSIG, DD-746, Allen M. Sumner, Destroyer,  463, 466, 469, 472, 479, 716

USS TAYLOR, DD-468, Fletcher, Destroyer,  194, 697, 730

USS TENNESSEE, BB-43, Tennessee, Battleship,  187-189, 193-194, 431, 578

USS TERRY, DD-513, Fletcher, Destroyer, 141, 143

USS THATCHER, DD-515, Fletcher, Destroyer, 108, 111, 124, 126, 146, 152

USS THE SULLIVANS, DD-537, Fletcher, Destroyer,  309, 333, 339, 391, 404-405, 443, 449, 451-452,                  454, 458, 463, 480, 494, 509, 576

USS THETIS BAY, CVE-90, Casablanca, Escort Carrier,  653, 657, 677-678

USS THUBAN, AKA-19, Andromeda, Attack Transport,   691, 697-698, 704

USS TICONDEROGA, CV-14, Essex (Long Hull), Aircraft Carrier,  364, 356, 359, 482, 499-502, 507,                  516, 518, 617-621, 623, 636, 642, 721

USS TINGEY, DD-539, Fletcher, Destroyer,  309, 327, 332, 386, 443-444, 450

USS TOMAHAWK, AO-88, Escambia, Fleet Oiler, 407, 558-559

USS TOPEKA, CL-67, Cleveland, Light Cruiser,  712-715, 729-730, 734

USS TRATHEN, DD-530, Fletcher, Destroyer,  170-171, 173-174, 492, 495-497, 502-503, 509-511, 513-                 515, 517, 535, 577, 619-620, 632

USS TWINING, DD-540, Fletcher, Destroyer, 346, 405, 414-415, 418-421, 435-437, 573, 663, 667, 691

USS UHLMANN, DD-687, Fletcher, Destroyer, 395, 404, 444-445, 550-551, 573, 586, 595, 627, 631,                  654, 662, 668, 689

USS VESTAL, Vestal, Repair Ship, AR-4,  240, 246-250, 256, 266

USS VESUVIUS, AE-15, Mount Hood, Ammunition Ship,  582-583, 587, 596, 601, 606, 667, 677

USS VICKSBURG, CL-86, Cleveland, Light Cruiser,  700-702, 711, 746

USS VINCENNES, CL-64, Cleveland, Light Cruiser, 313, 326-328, 332-333, 345, 358, 373, 385, 417,                  439, 451, 460, 482

USS WADLEIGH, DD-689, Fletcher, Destroyer,  620, 662-663, 668, 683

USS WADSWORTH, DD-516, Fletcher, Destroyer,  691

USS WALKER, DD-517, Fletcher, Destroyer,  661, 729

USS WALDRON, DD-699, Allen M. Sumner, Destroyer,  703, 711

USS WALLACE L. LIND, DD-703, Allen M. Sumner, Destroyer,  492, 700, 704

USS WASP, CV-7, Yorktown, Aircraft Carrier,  27, 226

USS WASP, CV-18, Essex, Aircraft Carrier,  347-349, 364, 385, 390, 417, 431, 436, 438, 443, 534, 546-                 547, 550, 668, 672, 681, 684-685, 691, 693, 697

USS WASHINGTON, BB-56, North Carolina, Battleship,  107, 194-196, 357-358, 361, 385, 397, 417,                  477, 574

USS WATTS, DD-567, Fletcher, Destroyer,  646, 649, 651, 661, 667, 675-676, 697-698

USS WEDDERBURN, DD-684, Fletcher, Destroyer,  313, 324-325, 351, 382, 391, 399, 415-417, 422,                  433, 447, 450, 573, 575, 645, 661-662, 681

USS WEEKS, DD-701, Allen M. Sumner, Destroyer, 497, 513, 518, 699, 703, 705, 711

USS WEST VIRGINIA, BB-48, Colorado, Battleship,  431, 720

USS WICHITA, CA-45, Wichita, Heavy Cruiser,   341, 385, 390

USS WILKES BARRE, CL-103, Cleveland, Light Cruiser,  746

USS WILSON, DD-408, Benham, Destroyer,  198, 209

USS WINDHAM BAY, CVE-92, Casablanca, Escort Carrier,  576, 601, 630

USS WINTLE, DE-25, Evarts, Destroyer Escort,   211, 214

USS WISCONSIN, BB-64, Iowa, Battleship,  107, 462, 477, 516-517, 534-535, 556, 568, 570, 633, 642,                  645, 647, 655, 659, 677-679, 700, 702, 704, 706, 711, 719

USS WOODWORTH, DD-460, Benson, Destroyer,  730

USS WRANGELL, AE-12, Mount Hood, Ammunition Ship,  606

USS WREN, DD-568, Fletcher, Destroyer,  649, 680, 687, 703

USS YARNALL, DD-541, Fletcher, Destroyer,  320, 326, 332, 342, 346, 382, 391, 396, 398-400, 407-                 408, 411, 413, 433, 438

Index

USS YORKTOWN, CV-5, Yorktown, Aircraft Carrier,  27

                 USS YORKTOWN, CV-10, Essex, Aircraft Carrier,  145-146, 149, 151-154, 157-161, 165, 170-171, 173                 -174, 179, 185-186, 364, 483, 514-515, 534-535, 543-546, 548-549, 551, 554-556, 558, 560, 562-563,                  565-567, 569-571, 580, 583-585, 587-592, 594-595, 597, 599, 601-609, 611, 613-615, 618-621, 624-625,                  627, 629, 631-632, 634-638, 642-653, 655, 657, 659, 662-663, 667-678, 673-675, 677-678, 680-681,                  683, 691, 693, 697, 699-700, 702-704, 706, 711-718, 722, 729

 

Ships       N.Z.

                 HMNZS LEANDER, CL, Leander, 138

Ships       Australia

                 HMAS VAMPIRE, D68, DD, V class, 18

Ships       U.K.

HMS DUKE OF YORK, BB, KG-V,  698, 699

HMS ENCOUNTER, H10, DD, Eclass, 16

HMS EXETER, 68, CA, York, 18

HMS HERMES, Training Carrier, 18

HMS HOLLYHOCK, K-64, Flower, Corvette, 18

HMS KING GEORGE V, BB, KG-V,  695, 699

HMS GAMBIA, CL , Colony,  699

HMS NEWFOUNDLAND, CL, Colony,  699

Ships       Japan

                 ABUKUMA, CL, Nagara,  403

AGANO, CL, Agano,  202

AKAGI, Carrier, Amagi conversion,  19

AKEBONO, DD, Fubuki,  403

AKISHIMO, DD, Yugumo, 403

AKIZUKI, DD, Akizuki,  403

ARASHI, DD,Kagero, 138

ASAGUMO, DD, Asashio, 403

ASASHIMO, DD, Yugumo, 403, 573

ASHIGARA, CA, Myoko,  403

ATAGO, CA, Takao,  403, 430

BANSHU MARU NO.63, Tanker, 504

CD-23, Type C Escort, 504, 505

CD-27, Type C Escort, 504, 505

CD-51, Type C Escort, 504, 505

CHIKUMA, CA, Tone,  403

CHITOSE, CVL, Chitose,  403, 430

CHIYODA, CVL, Chitose,  279, 403

CHOKAI, CA, Takao,  403

DAITO, Hiburi Class Escort, 504, 505, 507

EIMAN MARU, Cargo Ship, 504, 505

FUJINAMI, DD, Yugumo,  403

FUSO, BB, Fuso,   403

FUYUZSUKI, DD, Fuyuzuki,  403

GENYO MARU, Fleet Tanker, 279

HAGIKAZE, DD, Kagero, 138

HAGURO, CA, Myoko,  403

HAMAKAZE, DD, Kagero,  403, 573

HAMANAMI, DD, Yugumo,  403

HARUNA, BB, Kongo,  279, 403, 430,

                 670, 672

HATSUTSUKI, DD, Akizuki,  403

HAYASHIMO, DD, Yugumo,  403

Index

HIRYU, Carrier, Soryu,   19

HIYO, Carrier, Hiyo,  279

HYUGA, BB, Ise,   403

ISE, BB, Ise,   403, 430

ISOKAZE, DD, Kagero,  403, 573

ISUZU, CL, Nagara,   403

I-26, Submarine, B-1 Type,  418

I-56, Submarine, B-3 Type,  586

I-72 (*I-172), Submarine, Kaidai, 374  (*On 4/20/1942 Kaidai class subs added a 1,  I-72 became I-172)

I-175, Submarine, Kaidai,   247

JINTSU, CL, Sendai , 138

JUNYO, Carrier, Hiyo, 279

KAGA, Carrier, Conversion,  19

KASHII, CL, Katori, 504, 505, 507

KASUMI, DD, Asashio, 403, 573

KAWAKAZE, Shiratsuyu, 138

KIRI, DD, Matsu,  403

KISHINAMI, DD, Yugomo, 403

KIYOSHIMO, DD, Yugumo,  403

KONGO, BB, Kongo,  403, 430

KUMANO, CA, Mogami, 403

KUWA, DD, Matsu,  403

KYOKUUN MARU, Tanker, 504

MAKI, DD, Matsu,  403

MAYA, CA, Takao,  279, 403

MICHISHIO, DD, Asashio,  403

MOGAMI, CA, Mogami, 403, 430, 431

MUSASHI, BB, Yamato, 403, 430

MYOKO, CA, Myoko, 403

NACHI, CA, Myoko, 403, 430

NAGANAMI, DD, Yugumo,  403

NAGATO, BB, Nagato,  403, 430, 659-661, 688, 750, 751, 764, 765

NAGATSUKI, DD, Mutsuki, 138

NATORI, CL, Nagara,  341

NIIZUKI, DD, Akizuki, 138

NOSHIRO, CL, Agano, 403, 430, 431

NOWAKI, DD, Kagero, 403

OKINAMI, DD, Yugumo, 403

OTSUSAN MARU, Cargo Ship, 504

OYODO, CL, Oyodo, 403, 664, 670, 671

SAN LUIS MARU, Tanker, 504

SEIYO MARU, Oiler, 278, 279

SHIGURE, DD, Shiratsuyu,  138, 403

SHIMAKAZE, DD, Shimakaze (one off), 403

SHIMOTSUKI, DD, Akizuki, 403

SHIRANUHI, DD, Kagero, 403

SHIRATSUYU, DD, Shiratsuyu,  278

SHOEI MARU, Cargo Ship, 504

SHOHO, CVL, Shoho,  18

SHOKAKU, Carrier, Shokaku, 18, 278, 279

SORYU, CVL, Soryu,  19

SUGI, DD, Matsu,  403

SUZUTSUKI, DD, Akizuki, 403

Index

SUZUYA, CA, Mogami,  403

TAIHO, Carrier, Taiho, 278, 279

TAKAO, CA, Takao,  403

TAMA, CL, Kuma,  403

TATEBE MARU, 504

                 TATSUHATO MARU, 504

                 TONE, CA, Tone,  403, 430, 664, 670

                 UKURU, Ukuri Class Escort, 504, 505, 507  

                 URAKAZE, DD, Kgero,   202, 403

                 USHIO, DD, Fubuki,   403

                 WAKATASUKI, DD, Akizuki,   403

                 YAHAGI, CL, Agano,   403, 571, 573

                 YAMAGUMO, Asashio,   DD,   403

                 YAMASHIRO, BB, Fuso,   403

                 YAMATO, BB, Yamato,   403, 430, 571,

                                  573, 574

                 YOSHU MARU, 504

                 YUSEI MARU, 504

                 YUKIKAZE, DD, Kagero,  403

                 ZUIHO, CVL, Shoho,   403, 430

                 ZUIKAKU, CV, Shokaku, 279, 403, 430

Ships       German

                 PRINZ EUGEN, CA, Admiral Hipper,  750, 764

Shuri - Town, Village, 586, 590, 595, 602, 606, 608

Sibuyan Sea,  402, 411, 412, 425, 430, 431

Singapore,  17, 430

South China Sea,  376, 498, 501-503, 509, 514, 515

Spruance, Raymond Ames, Vice Admiral,  197, 520,534, 565, 571, 620, 779

Squadron Data / Information - see Index - Air Groups, 810

Sulu Sea,  278, 402, 430, 431, 513

Surigao Strait,  402, 412, 430, 431, 513

Surrender, Germany,  607

Surrender, Japan,  688, 691, 692, 693, 706-710

T

Takao, Japan, 388, 516

Tarawa, 17, 211-214, 216, 217, 219-221, 223, 239, 240, 244, 246, 249, 259, 264, 266, 272, 311, 312, 331, 344

Tarlac Airfield, Philippines, 444, 446

Tinian,  272, 279, 515, 723

Tokuno Shima,  & Tokuno Airfield, Japan,  590, 594-599, 609, 628

Tokyo Express, 138,

Tokyo, Japan,  10, 20, 152, 158, 634, 645, 647, 649-651, 656, 658-660, 673, 674, 680, 681, 684, 685, 687, 693-                 698, 700-706, 711-714, 716, 717, 722, 728,

Tokyo Bay, Japan,  18, 660-662, 666, 673, 700, 702, 703, 705-708, 715, 718-723, 770

Tokyo - Radio & Tokyo Rose, 377, 395, 406, 515, 579

Tori Shima (near Okinawa),  594, 596, 598, 599

Torpedo damage drawing, 232-233

Towers, John Henry, Chief of BuAer / Admiral,  168 (McCain letter), 729, 780

Trinidad,  77, 78, 81, 82, 91, 95-99

“Trinity”,  659, 751

Truman, Harry S., President, 578, 607, 668, 682, 693, 694, 751,

Twentieth (20th) Bomber Command,  589

Typhoon “Cobra”,  124, 473-476

Typhoon “Viper”, 630

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