Henry Roy Black | Johnson City

Henry Roy Black | Johnson City

Henry Roy Black, Jr.

Rank/Rate:    Signalman First Class

Number:   295 50 15 

Birth Date:   September 4, 1921

Born:   Greencastle, PA

Resided: Johnson City, TN

Decorations:    Purple Heart

Submarine:    USS Shark (SS-314)

Loss Date:   October 24, 1944

Location:   Between Hainan and Bashi Channel

Circumstances:   Probably sunk by depth charge attack

NavSource, Submarine Photo Archive for the USS Shark (SS-314)

On Eternal Patrol list of men lost on the USS Shark (SS-314)

Find a Grave Memorial: Photo and information courtesy of Audry Nicholson, half-sister. Return to Lost Tennessean Roster

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)

The TSMA is a nonprofit memorial association registered as a 501(c) tax exempt organization and is registered with the Tennessee Secretary of State to receive charitable donations. Please make the TSMA one of the charities that you support.  You can make a donation here or send a check made to: Tennessee Submarine Memorial Association, c/o 309 Church Street, #107, Nashville, TN 37201.

Here’s our nonprofit (501(c)3) designation letter [link] Here’s our State of Tennessee registration to solicit charitable donations [link]

Thank you for your help commemorating the Tennesseans who gave their lives as American Submariners in the service of the United States Navy.

Tennessee Submarine Memorial Association

c/o 309 Church Street, #107 Nashville, TN 37201