Person Record

  • Email This Page
  • Send Feedback
Name Tangney, Jack
Birthdate 1919
Birthplace Dallas, Texas
Other Names Jackson Tagney
Role Military
Nationality American
Occupation US Navy, 1941-1947
Places of Residence 1919-1940 Dallas, Texas
1946-1957, San Diego, California
Spouse Joyce Ruth Tagney (1942)
Children Henry Tagney (1946- )
Bert Tagney (1947- )
Clair Tagney (1948 - )
Father Curtis Tagney
Mother Judith Montclair Tagney
Deceased 1957
Deceased where San Diego, California

Associated Records

Image of 2003.1.6 - Print, Photographic

2003.1.6 - Print, Photographic

An American naval officer, Jack Tangney, examines an abandoned Japanese aircraft on the Luzon Airfield after it was captured in 1945. The plane is in very poor condition and there are palm trees in the background. Handwritten note in pencil on back of photo reads, "Luzon Air strip - Jan 1945".

Image of 2003.1.10 - Print, Photographic

2003.1.10 - Print, Photographic

Officers of the "1601" known to its crew as the P.I.B. (Pig Iron Bastard). left to right: Bill Crane, Frank Picard, Jack Tangney, Bert Hearn, Dick Newell. PC-1601 (USS Fierce) PC-1568 class Submarine Chaser (ex Adroit class Minesweeper): Displacement: 450 tons Length: 173'8" Beam: 23' Draft: 11'7" Speed: 17 knots Armament: 1 3"/50, 1 40mm Complement: 105 Alco diesel engine, twin screws, 1,440 shaft hp. Built at Nashville Bridge and commissioned as AM-97 1943 Converted to Sub Chaser (PC-1601) 1944