69 Frank Mourfield Lynes, Chattanooga, Tennessee

69 Frank Mourfield Lynes, Chattanooga, Tennessee

Frank Mourfield “Gunner” Lynes

Frank Mourfield Lynes
Frank Mourfield Lynes

Rank/Rate:    Chief Gunner’s Mate (Chief of the Boat)

Service Number:    265 79 15

Birth Date:    November 28, 1920

From:    Chattanooga, Tennessee

Decorations:    Silver Star

Submarine:    USS Jack (SS-259)

Loss Date:    March 30, 1945

Location:    Hunters Point, California

Circumstances:    Died as a result of automobile accident

Remarks:     Information courtesy of Paul W. Wittmer and David Craig.

NavSource, Submarine Photo Archive for the USS JACK (SS-259)

No additional men were lost aboard the USS Jack (SS-259)

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Tennessee Submarine Memorial Association

Perpetuating the memories of submariners who didn’t come home

Chairman: Mike Anderson (SK2(SS)USN) | President: Patrick Ryan (YNC(SS), LCDR USN)

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