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178 viewsClamagore (SS-343) being launched at Electric Boat Company, Groton, Connecticut. Miss Mary Jane Jacobs, daughter of Vice Admiral Randall Jacobs, USN, Chief of Naval Personnel, smashing bottle of champagne on bow. Clamagore serves as a museum ship at Patriot's Point, Charleston, South Carolina. Photographed on 25 February 1945.Feb 24, 2018
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165 viewsFeb 23, 2018
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186 viewsBow view of submarines post WW II at New London, Conn.
From inboard to outboard are six boats, four identified by hull numbers: Drum (SS-228), Halibut (SS-232), Haddo (SS-255) and Paddle (SS-263). Outboard of her are two numberless boats.
All the boats are decommissioned: none are flying colors or union jack. Date is after 16 February 1946 when Drum was decommissioned and before Halibut was sold for scrap on 10 January 1947. Halibut had suffered major damage by the Japanese and was considered beyond economical repair. She is the only one of the group not freshly painted, and has been stripped of deck guns and other gear, probably in preparation for sale.
The outboard boat has a small pennant flying from her jackstaff. The boats in commission popped up with numbers right away soon after VJ
Feb 15, 2018
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170 viewsFeb 14, 2018
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193 viewsStarboard view of the Bowfin (IXSS-287), at Pearl Harbor, circa 2001.Feb 11, 2018
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213 viewsFeb 08, 2018
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194 viewsMarlin (SST-2) and the Mackerel (SST-1) in the floating drydock at the Naval Station Key West on 23 January 1973.Jan 30, 2018
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180 viewsJan 30, 2018
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The Becuna (SS-319) slides down the ways at her launching, 30 January 1944.170 viewsJan 30, 2018
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198 viewsJan 20, 2018
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183 viewsJan 20, 2018
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220 viewsUSS Nautilus (SS-571), the Navy's first atomic powered submarine, on its initial sea trials; 1/20/1955;Jan 16, 2018
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218 viewsLionfish (SS-298), outboard, and Aspro (SS-309) arrive at Mare Island on 11 September 1945 for decommissioning.Jan 15, 2018
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248 viewsDolphin (AGSS-555) docked next to the Berkeley ferry boat at the San Diego Maritime Museum in 2010.Jan 14, 2018
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234 viewsJan 09, 2018
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