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USS Blueback SS-581 decommissioned

On 1 October 1990, Barbel-class submarine USS Blueback SS-581 was decommissioned.
MuseumShip at Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI), Portland, OR.

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USS Nautilus SSN-571 commissioned

On 30 September 1954, the world's first operational nuclear-powered submarine USS Nautilus SSN-571 was commissioned with Cdr. Eugene P. Wilkinson in command.
Submarine Force Museum Association, Home of the USS Nautilus, Groton, CT.

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USS Drum SS-228 laid down

On 11 September 1940, Gato-class submarine USS Drum SS-228 was laid down at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, Kittery, ME.
USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park, Mobile, AL


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USS Razorback SS-394 laid down

On 9 September 1943 Balao-class submarine, USS Razorback SS-394 was laid down at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, Kittery, ME

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USS Torsk SS-423 launched

On 6 September 1944 Tench-class submarine USS Torsk SS-423 was launched at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, Kittery ME, sponsored by Bess M. Reed (wife of Navy Captain Allen B. Reed).

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Requin arrives in Pittsburgh

On September 4 1990, the Tench-class submarine USS Requin, arrives in Pittsburgh at the Carnegie Science Center.

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USS Cavalla SS-244 decommissioned

On 3 September 1952 Gato-class submarine USS Cavalla SS-244 was decommissioned for the second time

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USS Torsk sinks last combat vessel of WWII

On August 14th, 1945, TORSK sank Japanese coastal defense vessels Nos. 13 and 37. The crew would later learn that they earned the distinction of sinking the last combat vessels of the war.

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USS Becuna struck from NVR

On 15 August 1973, Balao-class submarine USS Becuna (SS-319) was struck from the Naval Vessel Register.

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USS Ling Launched

On 15 August 1943, Balao-class submarine USS Ling (SS-297) was launched at Cramp Shipbuilding Co. Philadelphia, PA.
Save the USS Ling, Hackensack, NJ

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