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Dec 14, 1942

Pharmacist's Mate First Class Harry B. Roby, USNR, performed an appendectomy on Torpedoman First Class W. R. Jones on board USS Grayback (SS-208). It was the second appendectomy performed on board a submarine.

Theater:  Pacific Theater

ItemType:  Event

Source:  Naval History & Heritage Command

Date Added: 2012-12-14

Tags: Surgery, Submarine, USS Grayback

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