Sailor Information

James Joseph Johnston


 

Sailor: James Joseph Johnston's USS BOSTON Naval Record
Rank when arriving on the Boston: Seaman 2nd Class (S2c)
Enlisted on: 1943-03-01 at: New York, NY
Number of days on USS Boston: 523

Date sailor reported to the Boston: 1943-06-30 | See Original Document
Notes on sailor arrival: R/S Boston, Mass

Date sailor left from the Boston: 1943-12-27 | See Original Document
Notes on sailor departure: to Pac Flt radar maintenance school NY, Pearl Habor Hawaii for temporary duty under instruction


Date sailor reported to the Boston: 1944-05-31 | See Original Document
Notes on sailor arrival: From COMCRUPAC

Date sailor left from the Boston: 1945-05-09 | See Original Document
Notes on sailor departure: USNH Long Beach Cal



Promotions for this sailor

1944-05-31 Promotion to: Seaman 1st Class (S1c) | See Original Document Comments: Came back as a seaman 1st class
1944-06-03 Promotion to: Radio Techician 3rd Class (RT3c) | See Original Document Comments:
1945-02-01 Promotion to: Radio Techician 2nd Class (RT2c) | See Original Document Comments:

Discipline for this Sailor


Personnel Notes for this Sailor

Sailor was recorded in Sept 1943 Muster | See Original Document
Sailor was recorded in June 1944 Muster | See Original Document
Sailor was recorded in September 1944 Muster | See Original Document
Sailor was recorded in December 1944 Muster | See Original Document
Sailor was recorded in March 1945 Muster | See Original Document

Deck Log Notes for this sailor


Milestones for this sailor

Sailor was present at Commissioning and is a Plank Owner
Sailor participated in the engagement and rout of a major Japanese task force in the waters east of the Philippines during the period 17-21 June 1944, while USS BOSTON was a unit of Task Group 58.1
Sailor participated in the attacks on GUAM and ROTA ISLANDS (Marianas Group) on 11-13 June, and the attacks on IWO JIMA, CHICHI JIMA, and HAHA JIMA (Bonin Island group) on 15-16 June 1944, while the USS BOSTON was a unit of Task Group 58.1
Sailor participated in the attacks on PAGAN ISLANDS and IWO JIMA (Bonin Island group) on 23-24 June 1944, while the USS BOSTON was a unit of Task Group 58.1
Sailor participated in bombardment of IWO JIMA on 4 July 1944 while USS BOSTON WAS A UNIT of Task Group 58.2
Sailor participated in the attacks on GUAM and ROTA during the period 6-20 July 1944, and subsequently in operations in support of the invasion of GUAM during the period 21-22 July 1944, while the USS BOSTON was a unit of Task Group 58.2
Sailor participated in the attacks on PALAU ISLANDS during the period 25-27 July 1944, while USS BOSTON was a unit of Task Group 58.2
Sailor participated in the attacks on PALAU ISLANDS during the period 6-8 September 1944, while USS BOSTON was a unit of Task Group 38.2
Sailor participated in the attacks on CELEBES ISLANDS and the operations in support of the landing on MOROTAI ISLANDS during the period 15-16 September 1944, While the USS BOSTON was a unit of Task Group 38.1
Sailor participated in the attacks LUZON during the period 21-22 September 1944 and the attacks on the VISAYAN GROUP (Philippine Islands) on 24 September 1944, while the USS Boston was a unit of task group 38.1
Sailor participated in the attacks on NANSEI SHOTO ISLANDS on 10 October 1944, While USS BOSTON was a unit of Task Group 38.1

 

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