GREER A. DUNCAN, JR., LCDR, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Greer Duncan, Jr. '37

Date of birth: March 7, 1914

Date of death: March 26, 1944

Age: 30

Lucky Bag

From the 1937 Lucky Bag:

Loss

Greer was lost when USS Tullibee (SS 284) was sunk by her own torpedo during an attack on a Japanese convoy near the Palau Islands on March 26, 1944. He was the boat's Executive Officer.

His wife was listed as next of kin.

Wartime Service

Greer had command of USS S-23 (SS 128) from August to November 1943, when the boat was "providing sound school services" in the San Diego area. Prior to this command he served aboard USS Sunfish.


Class of 1937

Greer is one of 45 members of the Class of 1937 in Memorial Hall.