Bowen abandoned his damaged and possibly sinking vessel during a surprise attack by Japanese PT Boats and A6M Zeroes. If not rescued by PO Locke, he can be killed by enemy fire while swimming. If rescued, he will get into a bunk in the crew quarters in Locke's PBY Catalina. Either way, he does not appear again.
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