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Merlin Guy Martin

Merlin Guy Martin

 

Rank/Rate Fire Controlman, Second Class
Service Number 662 53 25
Birth Date March 26, 1913
From San Martin, California
Decorations Purple Heart
Submarine USS Sculpin (SS-191)
Loss Date November 19, 1943
Location North of Oroluk Island near Truk
Circumstances Sunk by Japanese destroyer
Remarks Merlin was born in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Please note that most sources mistakenly spell the island's
name "Groluk."

Photo and information courtesy of Paul W. Wittmer.

 

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