NOTHING FRIENDLY IN THE VICINITY. Patrols on the submarine USS GUARDFISH in WWII. Eyewitness accounts covers Guardfish's 12 patrols including the sinking of USS Extractor, one of the deadliest friendly-fire incidents in WWII.
NOTHING FRIENDLY IN THE VICINITY - Patrols on the submarine USS Guardfish in WWII.- by Claude C. Conner. Autobiography of an enlisted submariner and his harrowing experiences as a crew member of the submarine USS Guardfish (SS-217) during World War II. USS Guardfish played a leading role in the submarine war against Japan.
The author, Claude Connor, writes of his days as an enlisted Radar Technician on a US submarine in the Pacific. Sail with him on ten war patrols as his much decorated ship, Guardfish. Watch in disbelief on that 10th patrol as Guardfish torpedoes and sinks a US Navy ship, USS Extractor. Extracts from the official inquiry are included. 224 pages