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Rear Admiral Richard Hetherington "Dick" O'Kane (February 2, 1911 -- February 16, 1994) was a United States Navy submarine commander in World War II, who received a Medal of Honor for his service on the USS Tang (SS-306). Having also served on the near legendary USS Wahoo (SS-238), as Executive Officer (XO) and 'Approach Officer', he participated (directly) in more successful attacks on Japanese shipping than any other fighting submarine officer during the war.
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- Sebastopol, Petaluma
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- Clear the Bridge!: The War Patrols of the USS Tang
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