Dubuque County

James R. Carney



... And a Dubuque sailor was listed as missing aboard a submarine unheard of since June 6 of this year.

Missing on Lost Sub

James R. Carney, 20, signalman 3-c, a son of Mr. And Mrs. R.E. Carney, 2805 Jackson street, was revealed Tuesday as a member of the submarine crew of the U.S.S. Gudgeon, which the navy department recently reported lost as of June 6.

Carney enlisted in the navy in July, 1942, and received his training at the Great Lakes and the submarine base at New London, Conn.  He had been somewhere in the south Pacific area since May, 1943.

Carney, a graduate of Holy Ghost school and Senior high, with the class of 1942, was active in track and CYO and Golden Gloves boxing here.  He has three brothers in the service, Pfc. Leo, army air corps, Long Island, N.Y.; Clarence, in Hawaii, and Fireman 2-c Kenneth, in the south Pacific.

Source: Dubuque Telegraph Herald, September 26, 1944, pg. 1