George Kenneth Mackenzie, Jr., USN
|Born ||30 May 1910||Brooklyn, New York, USA|
|Died ||10 Apr 1943||(32)||USS Triton (SS-201)|
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|1 Sep 1938|| ||Lt.|
|15 Jun 1942|| ||T/Lt.Cdr.|
Warship Commands listed for George Kenneth Mackenzie, USN
|USS Falcon (ASR 2)||Lt.||Minesweeper||5 May 1941||mid 1942|
|USS Triton (201)||T/Lt.Cdr.||Submarine||14 Feb 1943||10 Apr 1943 (+)|
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16 Feb 1943
USS Triton (Lt.Cdr. G.K. Mackenzie, Jr) departed from Brisbane for her 6th war patrol. She was ordered to patrol the approaches to Rabaul.
6 Mar 1943 (position 0.37, 145.30)
USS Triton (Lt.Cdr. G.K. Mackenzie, Jr) torpedoed and sank the Japanese transport ship Kiriha Maru (3057 GRT) and torpedoed and damaged the Japanese merchant Mito Maru (7061 GRT) about 145 nautical miles northwest of the Admiralty Islands in position 00°37'N, 145°30'E. USS Triton reports this "kill" on 11 March but she is never heard from again.
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