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History of the United States submarines of World War Two. US Submarines listed by name, launch date and submarine fate. We also have old photographs of the first submarines produced by America.

Thanks to Ric Hedman for giving us the up to date information on submarines SS224, 228, 236, 245,246, 287, 297, 298, 319, 310, 345, 396 & 394.

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The Stern of USS Holland in 1901 showing the propeller and steering gear.

The Holland as she would be seen when observing enemy ships.

American submarines during construction at Elizabeth Port c.1901.

A United States Submarine, 1915.

Unknown US Submarine circa 1916

If you know what this first battleship is please let us know. Picture ref. Q31    contact military@military-art.com

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S4 Experimental SubmarineFrom The Romance of A Submarine (c1930) by G Gibbard Jackson

US Submarine V4From The Romance of A Submarine (c1930) by G Gibbard Jackson

ORIGINAL POSTCARD FOR SALE.  DONATED TOWARDS THE UPKEEP OF THIS SITE.

USS Fulton with USS Skipjack, USS Sailfish and USS Nautilus alongside, and USS Tusk, USS Halfbreak and USS Entemedore astern.

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Submarine Name Launch Date Fate
 
Holland 17th May 1897 Stricken 21st November 1910, Broken up June 1913

A Class

USS Plunger and USS Shark 

USS Porpoise and USS Shark, 1908.  Sent in by John Hodgett.

Plunger (A1) 1st February 1902 Stricken 24th February 1913, used as target and finally sold, 1922

USS Plunger.  Contributed by email.

USS PlungerFrom The Romance of A Submarine by G Gibbard Jackson

Adder (A2) 22nd July 1901 Used as target 1920. Stricken 16th January 1922
Grampus (A3) 31st July 1902 Used as target, Stricken 16th January 1922
Moccasin (A4) 20th August 1901 Used as target, Stricken 16th January 1922
Pike (A5) 14th January 1903 Used as target, Stricken 16th January 1922
Porpoise (A6) 23rd September 1901 Used as target, Stricken 16th January 1922
Shark (A7) 19th October 1901 Used as target, Stricken 16th January 1922

B Class

Viper (B1) 30th March 1907 Stricken 1922, target

Launch of the USS ViperFrom The Romance of A Submarine (1919) by G Gibbard Jackson

Cuttlefish (B2) 1st September 1906 Stricken 1922, target
Tarantula (B3) 30th March 1907 Stricken 1922, target

Tarantula (B3)From The Romance of A Submarine (1919) by G Gibbard Jackson 

The Launch of Tarantula.  From The Romance of A Submarine (1919) by G Gibbard Jackson 

C Class

US Subs of the C Class in Panama Canal.  Sent in by John Hodgett.

Octopus (C1) 4th October 1906 Stricken 1920

Octopus (C1) with a Battleship in the background

OctopusFrom The Romance of A Submarine by (1919) G Gibbard Jackson

Stingray (C2) 8th April 1909 Stricken 1920
Tarpon (C3) 8th April 1909 Stricken 1920
Bonita (C4) 17th June 1909 Stricken 1920
Snapper (C5) 16th June 1909 Stricken 1920

Snapper (C5)

D Class

Narwhal (D1) 8th April 1909 Stricken 1922
Grayling (D2) 16th June 1909 Stricken 1922
Salmon (D3) 12th March 1910 Stricken 1922

E Class

Skipjack (E1) 27th May 1911 Stricken 1922
Sturgeon (E2) 15th June 1911 Stricken 1922

F Class

F Class Submarines Skate, Carp and Barracuda

Carp (F1) 6th September 1911 Collision 17th December 1917
Barracuda (F2) 19th March 1912 Stricken 1922
Pickerel (F3) 6th January 1912 Stricken 1922
Skate 6th January 1912 Foundered 25th March 1915

G Class

Seal (G1) 8th February 1911 Sunk 21st June 1921

USS SealFrom The Romance of A Submarine (c1930) by G Gibbard Jackson

USS SealFrom The Romance of A Submarine (c1930) by G Gibbard Jackson

Thresher (G2) 15th August 1912 Stricken 1920
Tuna (G3) 10th January 1912 Foundered 30th July 1919
Turbot (G4) 27th December 1913 Stricken 1922

H Class

Seawolf (H1) 6th May 1913 Sunk 12th March 1920
Nautilus (H2) 4th June 1913 Broken up 1931
Garfish (H3) 3rd July 1913 Stricken 1922
H4 9th October 1918 Broken up 1931
H5 24th September 1918 Broken up 1931
H6 26th August 1918 Broken up 1931
H7 17th October 1918 Broken up 1931
H8 14th November 1918 Broken up 1931
H9 23rd November 1918 Broken up 1931

K Class

Haddock (K1) 3rd September 1913 Broken up 1931
Cachalot (K2) 4th October 1913 Broken up 1931
Orca (K3) 14th March 1914 Broken up 1931
Walrus (K4) 19th March 1914 Broken up 1931
K5 17th March 1914 Broken up 1931
K6 26th March 1914 Broken up 1931
K7 20th June 1914 Broken up 1931
K8 11th July 1914 Broken up 1931

L Class

L1 20th January 1915 Stricken 1922
L2 11th February 1915 Broken up 1932
L3  15th March 1915 Broken up 1932
L4 3rd April 1915 Stricken 1922
L5 1st May 1916 Sold 1925
L6 31st August 1916 Sold 1925
L7 28th September 1916 Sold 1925
L8 23rd April 1917 Sold 1925
L9 27th October 1915 Broken up 1932
L10 16th March 1916 Stricken 1930
L11 16th May 1916 Broken up 1932

M Class

M1 14th September 1915 Stricken 1922

AA (T) Class

Schley (T1) 25th July 1918 (SF1) Broken up 1930
AA2 (T2) 6th September 1919 Ex SF2, Broken up 1930
AA3 (T3) 24th May 1919 Ex SF3, Broken up 1930

N Class

N1 30th December 1916 Broken up 1931
N2 16th January 1917 Broken up 1931
N3 21st February 1917 Broken up 1931
N4 27th November 1916 Stricken 1922
N5 22nd March 1917 Stricken 1922
N6 21st April 1917 Stricken 1922
N7 19th May 1917 Stricken 1922

O Class

O1 9th July 1918 Stricken 1938

O Class Submarine O1 in New York Dry Dock c.1918.  Sent in by Carl Proctor.

O2   (SS 63) 24th May 1918 She was sold to North American Smelting for scrapping on 16th November 1945.
O3 (SS 64) 29th September 1917 Sold to John J. Duane Company in and scrapped on 4th September 1946.
O4  (SS 65) 20th October 1917 Scrapped and sold to John J. Duane's on 2nd January 1946.
O5  (SS 66) 11th November 1917 Sunk 28th October 1923
O6  (SS 67) 25th November 1917 Scrapped and sold to John J. Duane's on 4th September 1946.
O7  (SS 68) 16th December 1917 Scrapped and sold to by North American Smelting, 22nd January 1946.
O8   (SS 69) 31st December 1917 Sold to John J. Duane's for scrapping on 4th September 1946.
O9   (SS 70) 27th January 1918 Lost off the Isle of Shoals on 20th June 1941.
O10  (SS 71) 21st February 1918 Sold for scrapping to John J. Duane's 21st August 1946.
O11   (SS 72) 29th October 1917 Broken up 1930
O12   (SS 73) 29th September 1917 Sold 1930, Broken up in Norway 1931
O13   (SS 74) 27th December 1917 Broken up 1930
O14   (SS 75) 6th May 1918 Broken up 1930
O15   (SS 76) 12th February 1918 Broken up 1930
O16   (SS 77)  9th February 1918 Broken up 1930

R Class

R1    (SS 78)  24th August 1918 Sold for scrapping to Macy O. Scott on 13th March 1946.

R1, Circa 1942

Order Code R1

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R2   (SS 79)  23rd September 1918 Initially sold to Rosoff Bros in New York, 28th October 1945 and then resold for scrapping to Northern Metals of Philadelphia..
R3   (SS 80)   18th January 1919 Served as Royal Navy submarine in 1941 and returned to the US Navy 20th December 1944. Written off after breaking loose at Kames Bay on 27th November 1947 she was sold to West of Scotland Sbkg. and scrapped in December 1947.
R4   (SS 81)   26th October 1918 Sold for scrapping to North American Smelting 22nd January 1946.
R5   (SS.82)   24th November 1918 Scrapped at John J. Duane's on 22nd August 1946.
R6   (SS.83)   1st March 1919 Scrapped by Macy O Scott on 13th March 1946.
R7   (SS.84)   5th April 1919 Sold for scrap to John J Duane Co. on 22nd August 1946.
R8   (SS.85)   17th April 1919 Scuttled 1936
R9   (SS.86)   24th May 1919 Sold for scrap to John J. Duane on 1st February 1946.
R10   (SS.87)   28th June 1919 Sold for scrapping to North American Smelting on 22nd January 1946.
R11   (SS.88)   21st July 1919 Sold to Macy O Scott for scrap on 13th March 1946.
R12   (SS.89)   15th August 1919 Lost off the coast of Key West, Florida on 12th June 1943.
R13   (SS.90)   27th August 1919 Sold for scrap to Macy O Scott on 13th March 1946.
R14   (SS.91)   10th October 1919 Sold to Rosoff Bros 28th October 1948 and then resold for scrapping to Northern Metals.
R15   (SS.92)   10th December 1917 Sold for scrapping to Macy O Scott on 13th March 1946
R16   (SS.93)   15th December 1917 Sold for scrap on 22nd January 1946 to North American Smelting.
R17   (SS.94)   24th December 1917 Used by the Royal Navy in 1942 she was returned to the US Navy in 1944 and sold to North American Smelting for scrap on 16th November 1945.
R18   (SS.95)   8th January 1918 Scrapped and sold to John J Duane on 4th September 1946.
R19   (SS.96)   28th January 1918 Served with the Royal Navy in 1942 and was lost in a collision with the R.C.N minesweeper Georgian while in the North Atlantic on 21st June 1942.
R20   (SS.97)   21st January 1918 Sold for scrapping to Macy O Scott on 13th March 1946.
R21   (SS.98)   10th July 1918 Broken up 1930
R22   (SS.99)   23rd September 1918 Broken up 1930
R23   (SS.100)   5th November 1918 Broken up 1930
R24   (SS.101)   21s August 1918 Broken up 1930
R25   (SS.102)   15th May 1919 Broken up 1930
R26   (SS.103)   18th June 1919 Broken up 1930
R27   (SS.104)   23rd September 1918 Broken up 1930

S Class (Electric Boat Type)

S1   (SS.105)   26th October 1918 Fitted with experimental sea plane in 1923. Served with the Royal Navy as P552 in 1942 and was then sold for scrap to Durban on 30th July 1945.
S2   (SS.106)    built by Lake unsuccessful trial
S18   (SS.123)   29th April 1920 Scrapped 9th November 1946.
S19   (SS.124)   21st June 1920 Stricken 1936, refitted 1940 -1941
S20   (SS.125)   9th June 1920 Sold for scrapping to North American Smelting on 22nd January 1946
S21   (SS.126)   18th August 1920 Served in the Royal Navy in 1942 as P553. Scuttled on 20th March 1945.
S22   (SS.127)   15th July 1920 Served as P554 in the Royal Navy in 1942. Sold for scrapping to North American Smelting 16th November 1945.
S23   (SS.128)   27th October 1920 Sold for scrapping on 9th November 1946.
S24   (SS.129)   27th June 1922 Used by the Royal Navy in 1942 as P555 and then scuttled off Portland 25th August 1947.
S25      (SS130) 29th May 1922 Served as P551 in the Royal Navy in 1941 and later in 1942 under the Polish Navy as Jastrzab. Accidentally sunk off Norway by depth charges from Royal Navy destroyer St Albans and minesweeper Seagull 2nd May 1942.
S26      (SS131) 22nd August 1922 Destroyed in a collision with sub-chaser PC460 in the Gulf of Panama on 24th January 1942.
S27      (SS132) 18th October 1922 Destroyed on Amchitka Island 19th June 1942.
S28      (SS133) 20th September 1922 Lost off Pearl Harbour on 4th July 1944.
S29      (SS134) 9th November 1922 Served as P556 in the Royal Navy in 1942. She became stranded in Portchester in January 1947 and was subsequently sold to HG Pounds on 24th January 1947 and later scrapped in 1965.
S30      (SS135) 21st November 1918 Sold for scrapping to Salco Iron and Metal on 5th December 1946.
S31      (SS136) 28th December 1918 Sold for scrap to Salco Iron and Metal 6th December 1946.
S32      (SS137) 11th January 1919 Sold for scrapping to Learner Co. 19th April 1946.
S33      (SS138) 5th December 1918 Sold for scrap to Salco Iron and Metal 5th December 1946.
S34      (SS139) 13th February 1919 Sold for scrap to Salco Iron and Metal on 23rd November 1946.
S35      (SS140) 27th February 1919 Used as a target ship 4th April 1946.
S36      (SS141) 3rd June 1919 Ran aground off Taka Bakang Reef on 20th January 1942 and was scuttled the next day.
S37      (SS142) 20th June 1919 Scuttled off the coast of San Diego on 20th February 1945.
S38      (SS143) 17th June 1919 Scuttled off the coast of San Diego on 20th February 1945
S39      (SS144) 2nd July 1919 Wrecked off Rossel Island on 13th August 1942.
S40      (SS145) 5th January 1921 Sold for scrap to Salco Iron & Metal on 19th November 1946.
S41      (SS146) 21st February 1921 Sold for scrap to National Metal & Steel on 15th November 1946.

S Class (Lake Type)

S2      (SS106) 15th February 1919 Broken up 1931

S Class (Navy Yard Type)

S3      (SS107) 21st December 1918 Broken up 1937
S4      (SS108) 27th August 1919 Sunk 12th July 1927
S5      (SS109) 10th November 1919 Foundered 1st September 1920
S6      (SS110) 23rd December 1919 Broken up 1937
S7      (SS111) 5th February 1920 Broken up 1937
S8      (SS112) 21st April 1920 Broken up 1937
S9      (SS113) 17th June 1920 Broken up 1937 
S10    (SS114) 9th December 1920 Broken up 1936
S11    (SS116) 7th February 1921 Sold for scrapping 28th October 1945 initially to Rosoff Bros and then to Northern Metals.
S12    (SS117) 4th August 1921 Sold to Rosoff and then Northern Metals 28th October 1945.
S13    (SS118) 20th October 1921 Sold to Rosoff, then Northern Metals on 28th October 1945.
S14    (SS119) 22nd October 1919 Sold for scrapping to North American Smelting on 16th November 1945.
S15    (SS120) 8th March 1920 Scrapped and sold to Potomac Shwg. Co. on 16th November 1945.
S16    (SS121) 23rd December 1919 Used as a target and sunk in Key West on 3rd April 1945.
S17    (SS122) 22nd May 1920 Used as a target and sunk in Key West on 5th April 1945.

S Class (Second Group)

S42 and S44 Submitted by Janice Weatherford

S42    (SS153) 30th April 1923 Sold to Salco Iron & Metal for scrapping on 23rd November 1946.
S43    (SS154) 31st March 1923 Sold to Salco Iron & Metal for scrapping 7th December 1946

S43, Circa 1935

Order Code S43

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S44    (SS15) 27th October 1923 Sunk by gunfire from a Japanese destroyer off the Kamchatka Peninsula on 7th October 1943.
S45    (SS156) 26th June 1923 Sold for scrapping to Salco Iron and Metal 6th December 1946.

S45 submarine

S45 at Guantanamo Bay

S45From The Romance of A Submarine (c1930) by G Gibbard Jackson

S46    (SS157) 11th September 1923 Sold for scrapping to Salco Iron and Metal on 19th November 1946.
S47    (SS158) 5th January 1924 Sold for scrap to Salco Iron and Metal on 22nd November 1946.

S Class (Second Lake Type)

S48    (SS159) 26th February 1921 Sold for scrap to North American Smelting on 22nd January 1946.
S49    (SS160) 23rd April 1921 Sold 1931
S50    (SS161) 18th June 1921 Broken up 1931
S51    (SS162) 20th August 1921 Sunk 25th September 1925

Barracuda Class

Barracuda    (SS163) 17th July 1924 Sold for scrap to North American Smelting on 16th November 1945.
Bass    (SS164) 27th December 1924 Used as a target ship in the North Atlantic 12th March 1945 and then sold for scrap to Nicholas Zinkowski in June 1963.
Bonita    (SS165) 9th June 1925 Sold to Rosoff Bros 28th October 1945 and then resold for scrapping to Northern Metals.
 USS ARGONAUT.   

The only American submarine built for Minelaying under the designation SM.1. After Pearl Harbour Argonaut was converted to a transport submarine. took part in the Makin raid on the 16th August 1942

Displacement: 2,710 tons, or submerged 4,080 tons.  Speed: 15 knots ion the surface and 8 knots submerged.        Crew 89  Armament: Four 21-inch Torpedo Tubes,  Two 6-inch Guns, plus 80 mines.

Argonaut    (SS166)  (EX. V-4) 10th November 1927 Sunk by depth charges and gunfire from Japanese destroyers off the coast of New Britain on 10th January 1943.

Narwhal Class

USS Nautilus

Displacement: 2,730 tons, or submerged 4,050 tons.  Speed: 17 knots ion the surface and 8 knots submerged.        Crew 90  Armament: Six 21-inch Torpedo Tubes,  Two 6-inch Guns,  

Narwhal    (SS167)   (ex VG-5) 17th December 1929 Sold for scrapping to North American Smelting on 16th November 1945.
Nautilus    (SS168)   (ex VG-6) 15th March 1930 Sold for scrapping to North American Smelting on 16th November 1945.

USS Nautilus, 15th April 1942, Mare Island, California

Order Code SS168

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USS Nautilus Sent in by Janice Weatherford

HMS DOLPHIN,  built at Portsmouth Dockyard.

Displacement: 1,540 tons, or submerged 2240 tons.  Speed: 17 knots ion the surface and 8 knots submerged.        Crew 60  Armament: Six 21-inch Torpedo Tubes,  One 3 -inch Guns,  

Dolphin    (SS169) 6th March 1932 Sold for scrapping to John Duane Co. on 26th August 1946.

Cachalot Class

Displacement: 1120 tons, or submerged 1680 tons.  Speed: 17 knots ion the surface and 8 knots submerged.          Crew 50  Armament: Six 21-inch Torpedo Tubes,  One 3 -inch Guns,  

Chachalot    (SS170) 19th October 1933 Sold for scrapping to Ship-Shape Inc. o 26th January 1947.
Cuttlefish    (SS171) 21st November 1933 Sold for scrapping to Ship-Shape Inc. on 12th February 1947.

Porpoise Class

Displacement: 1310 tons, or submerged 1960 tons.  Speed: 19 knots ion the surface and 8 knots submerged.          Crew 55  Armament: Six 21-inch Torpedo Tubes,  One 3 -inch Guns,  

Porpoise    (SS172) 20th June 1935 Sold for scrapping to Southern Scrap Material on 14th May 1957.
Pike    (SS173) 12th September 1935 Sold for scrap to A G Schoonmaker Co. on 14th January 1957.

Shark Class  (2nd group P Class)

Displacement: 1315 tons, or submerged 1965 tons.  Speed: 19 knots ion the surface and 8 knots submerged.          Crew 55  Armament: Six 21-inch Torpedo Tubes,  One 4 -inch Guns,  

Shark    (SS174) 21st May 1935 Lost during February 1942. Cause unknown and exact location unknown.
Tarpon    (SS175) 12th March 1936 Sold for scrap to Boston Scrap Metal Co. but she was wrecked while being towed to Baltimore on 26th August 1957.

Perch Class  (3rd group P Class)

Displacement: 1330 tons, or submerged 2004 tons.  Speed: 19 knots ion the surface and 8 knots submerged.          Crew 55  Armament: Six 21-inch Torpedo Tubes,  One 4 -inch Guns,  

Perch    (SS176) 9th May 1936 Scuttled on 3rd February 1942 after being depth charged by Japanese destroyers on the 1st and 2nd of February in the Java Sea.
Pickerel    (SS177) 7th July 1936 Sunk after depth charges from Japanese ships near Honshu on 3rd April 1943.
Permit    (SS178) 5th October 1936 Sold for scrap to A G Schoonmaker Co. on 20th June 1958.
Plunger    (SS179) 8th July 1936 Sold for scrap to Bethlehem Steel 22nd April 1957.

USS Plunger.   Sent in by John Hodgett.

Pollack    (SS180) 15th September 1936 Sold for scrapping to Ship-Shape Inc. on 2nd February 1947.
Pompano    (SS181) 11th March 1937 Lost east of Honshu sometime in September of 1943.

Salmon Class

Displacement: 1435 tons, or submerged 2110 tons.  Speed: 21 knots ion the surface and 9 knots submerged.          Crew 70  Armament: Eight 21-inch Torpedo Tubes,  One 4 -inch Guns,  (all except USS Sturgeon which had the 3-inch gun fitted)

Salmon    (SS182) 12th June 1937 Sold for scrapping 4th April 1946.
Seal    (SS183) 25th August 1937 Sold for scrapping 8th May 1957.
Skipjack    (SS184) 23rd October 1937 Used as a target ship in July 1946 and eventually scuttled on 16th October 1948.
Snapper    (SS185) 24th August 1937 Sold for scrapping to Interstate Metals on 18th May 1948.
Stingray    (SS186) 6th October 1937 Sold for scrap to Ship-Shape Inc. on 6th January 1947.
Sturgeon    (SS187) 15th March 1938 Sold for scrap to Interstate Metals on 12th June 1948.

Sargo and Seadragon Classes

Displacement: 1460 tons, or submerged 2350 tons.  Speed: 21 knots ion the surface and 9 knots submerged.          Crew 70  Armament: Eight 21-inch Torpedo Tubes,  One 4 -inch Guns,  

Sargo    (SS188) 6th June 1938 Sold for scrap to Learner Co. 19th May 1947.
Saury    (SS189) 20th August 1938 Sold for scrap to Learner Co. 19th May 1947.
Spearfish    (SS190) 29th October 1938 Sold for scrap to Learner Co. 19th May 1947.
Sculpin    (SS191) 27th July 1938 Damaged by depth charges and gunfire from the Japanese destroyer Yamagumo she was scuttled north east of Truk 19th November 1943.
Squalus    (SS192) 14th September 1938 She was salvaged after sinking during trials on 23rd May 1939. Renamed Sailfish in 1940 and eventually sold for scrap on 18th June 1948.
Swordfish    (SS193) 1st April 1939 Sunk north of Okinawa by Japanese navy ships or mines on 12th January 1945.
Seadragon    (SS194) 21st April 1939 Sold for scrap to Luria Bros. Co. on 2nd July 1948.
Sealion    (SS195) 25th May 1939 Bombed by Japanese aircraft on 10th December 1941 and scuttled two weeks later.
Searaven    (SS196) 21st June 1939 Sunk as target ship off San Francisco on 11th September 1948.
Seawolf    (SS197) 17th August 1939 Depth charged by friendly destroyer of Morotai on 3rd October 1944.

Tambor Class

Displacement: 1475 tons, or submerged 2370 tons.  Speed: 20 knots ion the surface and 9 knots submerged.          Crew 85  Armament: Ten 21-inch Torpedo Tubes,  One 5 -inch Gun,  One 40mm Gun

Tambor    (SS198) 20th December 1939 Sold for scrap to Construction Aggregate Corporation on 19th November 1959.
Tautog    (SS199) 27th January 1940 Sold for scrap to Bultena Dock and Dredge on 13th July 1960.
Thresher    (SS.200) 27th March 1940 Sold for scrap on 18th March 1948.
Triton    (SS.201) 25th March 1940 Sunk by depth charges from a Japanese destroyer off New Guinea on 15th March 1943.
Trout    (SS.202) 21st May 1940 Sunk by depth charges and gunfire from Japanese navy and aircraft east of Okinawa on 29th February 1944.
Tuna    (SS.203) 2nd October 1940 Scuttled off San Francisco on 25th September 1948.
Gar    (SS.206) 7th November 1940 Sold for scrap to Acme Scrap Iron and Metal Company on 18th November 1959.
Grampus    (SS.207) 23rd November 1940 Sunk by depth charges form Japanese destroyers in the Blackett Strait on 6th March 1945.

USS Grampus

Grayback    (SS.208) 31st January 1941 Sunk by depth charges and gunfire from Japanese navy and aircraft in the South China Sea on 26th February 1944.
Grayling    (SS.209) 4th September 1940 Lost off Luzon in September 1943.
Grenadier    (SS.210) 29th November 1940 Scuttled after being depth charged by Japanese aircraft near Penang on 20th April 1943
Gudgeon    (SS.211) 25th January 1941 Lost north of the Marianas sometime between 16th April and 11th May 1944.
Displacement: 835 tons, or submerged 2410 tons.  Speed: 16 knots ion the surface and 11 knots submerged.          Crew 42  Armament: Six 21-inch Torpedo Tubes,  One 3 -inch Gun,  One 40mm Gun
Mackerel    (SS.204) 28th September 1940 Sold for scrapping to North American Smelting Company on 24th April 1947.
USS Marlin similar construction and class as USS Mackerel but was built at Portsmouth Dockyard as a experimental coastal submarine. modernized during during 1942/43

Displacement: 835 tons, or submerged 2410 tons.  Speed: 16 knots ion the surface and 11 knots submerged.             Crew 42  Armament: Six 21-inch Torpedo Tubes,  One 5 -inch Gun,  One 40mm Gun

Marlin    (SS.205) 29th January 1941 Sold for scrap to Boston Metals Company on 29th March 1946.

GATO, BALAO & TENCH CLASSES

Displacement: 1525 tons, or submerged 2410 tons.  Speed: 20.25 knots ion the surface and 10 knots submerged.          Crew 80  Armament: Ten 21-inch Torpedo Tubes,  One 5 -inch Gun,  One 40mm Gun

Gato    (SS.212) 21st August 1941 Sold for scrap to North American Metals Company on 25th July 1960.
Greenling    (SS.213) 20th September 1941 Sold for scrap to Minichiello Brothers 16th June 1960.
Grouper    (SS.214) 27th October 1941 Renamed SSK214 in 1951 and then AGSS214 in 1958. Sold for scrapping to Lancet Incorporated 11th August 1970.
Growler    (SS.215) 2nd November 1941 Lost in the South China Sea on 8th November 1944.
Grunion    (SS.216) 22nd December 1941 Lost off Kiska during July of 1942.
Guardfish    (SS.217) 20th January 1942 Used as a target and sunk on 10th October 1961.
Albacore    (SS.218) 17th February 1942 Sunk by mines off the coast of Hakodate on 7th July 1944.
Amberjack    (SS.219) 6th March 1942 Sunk by Japanese torpedo boat Hiyodori, submarine chaser No18 and aircraft on 16th February 1943.
Barb    (SS.220) 2nd April 1942 Served in the Italian Navy under a new name of Enrico Tazzoli from 1955.
Blackfish    (SS.221) 18th August 1942 Stricken and scrapped in 1959.
Bluefish    (SS.222) 21st February `943 Sold for scrapping to Richard Storkorb on 17th November 1959.
Bonefish    (SS.223) 7th March 1943 Sunk by depth charges from Japanese navy off the coast of Toyama Wan on 18th June 1945.
Cod (SS224) 21st March 1943 Name changed to AGSS224 in 1962 and again in 1971 to IXSS224. Stricken 15th December 1971. Now a memorial boat in Cleveland, OH.
Cero (SS225) 4th April 1943 Name changed to AGSS225 in 1962 and then stricken on 30th June 1967.
Corvina (SS226) 9th May 1943 Sunk on 16th November 1943 by torpedoes from Japanese submarine I 176 near Truk.
Darter(SS227) 6th June 1943 She was wrecked on 24th October 1944 in the Bombat Strait.
Drum (SS228) 12th May 1941 Renamed AGSS228 in 1962 then stricken on 30th June 1968. Now a memorial boat in Mobile, AL.
Flying Fish (SS229) 4th July 1941 Renamed AGSS229 in 1950, then sold for scrap on 1st May 1959 to North American Salvage Company.
Finback (SS230) 25th August 1941 Sold for scrap to Northern Metals in August 1959.
Haddock (SS231) 20th October 1941 Sold for scrap to J Checkoway 23rd August 1960.
Halibut (SS232) 3rd December 1941 Irreparable damage taken when depth charged by Japanese aircraft on 14th January 1944. Sold for scrapping to Quaker Shipyard & Machy company 10th January 1947.
Herring (SS233) 15th January 1942 Sunk by gunfire from Japanese shore battery on Point Tagan 1st June 1944.
Kingfish (SS234) 2nd March 1942 Sold for scrap to A Heller 6th October 1960.
Shad (SS235) 15th April 1942 Sold for scrap to Luria Brothers Incorporated, 21st June 1960.
Silversides (SS236) 26th August 1941 Renamed AGSS236 in 1962 subsequently stricken and scrapped on 30th June 1969. Now a memorial boat in North Muskegon, MI.
Trigger (SS237) 22nd October 1941 Sunk by depth charges from Japanese ships and aircraft in the Nansei Shoto Archipelago on 28th March 1945.
Wahoo (SS238) 14th February 1942 Sunk by Japanese aircraft in the La Perouse Strait on 12th October 1943.
Whale (SS239) 14th March1942 Bought and scrapped by Southern Scrap Metals on 29th September 1960.
Angler (SS240) 4th July 1943 Renamed a number of times as follows: SSK240 in 1953, SS240 in 1959, AGSS240 in 1963, IXSS240 in 1971. She was finally stricken on 15th December 1971.
Bashaw (SS241) 25th July 1943 Renamed several times: SSK241 in 1953, SS241 in 1959 lastly as AGSS241 in 1962. She was stricken and used as a target ship on 13th September 1969.
Bluegill (SS242) 8th August 1943 Renamed as SSK242 in 1953, then asSS242 in 1959 and finally AGSS242 in 1962. She was used for training and scuttled on 2nd December 1970.
Bream (SS243) 17th October 1943 Renamed as follows: SSK243 in 1953, SS243 in 1959, AGSS243 in 1965 and finally sunk as a target on 8th November 1969.
Cavalla (SS244) 14th November 1943 Renamed SSK244 in 1953, then as SS244 in 1959 and finally named as AGSS244 in 1963. She was eventually stricken on 30th December 1969.
Cobia (SS245) 28th November 1943 Renamed AGSS245 in 1962 and then stricken on 1st July 1970. Now a memorial boat in Manitowoc, WI.
Croaker (SS246) 19th December 1943 Renamed SSK246 in 1953, then SS246 in 1959, then AGSS246 in 1967, lastly named IXSS246 before being stricken on 20th December 1971. Now a memorial boat in Buffalo, NY.
Dace (SS247) 25th April 1943 Served with the Italian Navy under the name of Leonardo da Vinci from 1955.
Dorado (SS248) 23rd May 1943 Destroyed by accidental bombing US Navy aircraft carrier on 12th October 1943.
Flasher (SS249) 20th June 1943 Sold for scrap to Intercontinental Engineering and Manufacturing Company in June 1963.
Flier (SS250) 11th July 1943 Lost in the Balabac Strait - presumed mined on 13th August 1944.
Flounder (SS251) 22nd August 1943 Sold for scrap to Western Contracting Corporation on 22nd December 1959.
Gabilan (SS252) 19th September 1943 Sold for scrapping to Ship Supply Company 15th December 1959.
Gunnel (SS253) 17th May 1942 Sold for scrapping to Luria Brothers Incorporated in August 1959.
Gurnard (SS254) 1st June 1942 Sold for scrap to the National Steel Corporation on 26th September 1961.
Haddo (SS255) 21st June 1942 Sold for scrap to Luria Brothers Incorporated on 30th April 1959.
Hake (SS256) 17th July 1942 Renamed AGSS256 in 1962 and used for salvage training after being stricken on 1st March 1967.
Harder (SS257) 19th August 1942 Sunk by depth charges from a Japanese minesweeper off Point Caiman on 24th August 1944.
Hoe (SS258) 17th September 1942 Sold for scrap to Lansett Incorporated on 23rd August 1960.
Jack (SS259) 16th October 1942 Served under the RHN as Amfitiri in 1958.
Lupon (SS260) 27th October 1942 Served under the RHN as Poseidon in 1957.
Mingo (SS261) 30th November 1942 Served with the Japanese navy in 1955 as Kuroshio until returning to the US Navy in 1971 but was scrapped in Japan on 20th February 1971.
Muskallunge (SS262) 13th December 1942 Used by the Brazilian Navy Humaita in 1957.
Paddle (SS263) 30th December 1942 Used by the Brazilian Navy Riachuelo in 1957.
Pargo (SS264) 24th January 1943 Sold for scrap to Houston Armature Works on 17th April 1961.
Peto (SS265) 30th April 1942 Sold for scrap to Commercial Metals on 25th November 1960.
Pogy (SS266) 22nd June 1942 Sold for scrap 1st May 1959.
Pompon (SS267) 15th August 1942 Renamed SSR267 in 1951 and then sold for scrap to Commercial Metals on 25th November 1960.
Puffer (SS268) 22nd November 1942 Sold for scrapping to Zidell Explorations Incorporated on 4th November 1960.
Rasher (SS269) 20th December 1942 Renamed several times as follows: SSR269 in 195, AGSS269 in 1960, IXSS269 in 1971, stricken on 20th December 1971.
Raiton (SS270) 24th January 1943 Renamed AGSS270 in 1960. Used as a target ship and sunk on 12th September 1969.
Ray (SS271) 28th February 1943 Renamed SSR in 1951. Stricken and sold for scrap in 1960.
Redfin (SS272) 4th April 1943 Renamed SSR272 in 1951, then named SS272 in 1959, again renamed to AGSS272 in 1963 and eventually being sold for scrap in March 1971 to North American Smelting.
Robalo (SS273) 9th May 1943 Thought to have been mined off the coast of Palawan on 26th July 1944.
Rock (SS274) 20th June 1943 Renamed several times: Named SSR274 in 1951, named SS274 in 1959, named AGSS274 in 1960 eventually being stricken and used as a target on 13th September 1969.
Runner (SS275) 30th May 1942 Presumed mined south of Hokkaido sometime between 28th MAy and 7th June 1943.
Sawfish (SS276) 23rd June 1942 Sold for scrapping to National Metal and Steel on 14th November 1960.
Scamp (SS277) 20th July 1942 Lost in November 1944.
Scorpion (SS278) 20th July 1942 Presumed mined in the East China Sea sometime in February 1944.
Snook (SS279) 15th August 1942 Lost off Hainan during April 1945.
Steelhead (SS280) 11th September 1942 Sold for scrap to National Metal and Steel on 29th June 1961.
Sunfish (SS281) 2nd May 1942 Sold for scrapping to Learner Company on 29th November 1960.
Tunny (SS282) 30th June 1942 Renamed several times: SSG282 in 1951, APSS282 in 1960 and finally renamed LPSS282 in 1969. She was used as a target and sunk off the coast of California on 19th June 1969.
Tinosa (SS283) 7th October 1942 She was stricken in 1959 and used for salvage training eventually sinking off Pearl Harbour in 1961.
Tullibee (SS284) 11th November 1942 In a freak accident she was blown up by her own torpedo off Palau on 26th March 1944.
Balao (SS285) 27th October 1942 Renamed AGSS285 in 1960 and then used as a target ship in 1964.
Billfish (SS286) 12th November 1942 Renamed AGSS286 in 1962 and sold for scrap in January 1971 to Eckhardt GmbH.
Bowfin (SS287) 12th November 1942 Renamed AGSS287 in 1962 then again as IXSS287 in 1971 before being stricken in December 1971. Now a memorial boat in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.
Cabrilla (SS288) 24th December 1942 Renamed AGSS288 in 1962. Sold for scrap in June 1972 to Southern Scrap Material.
Capelin (SS289) 20th January 1943 Lost sometime in December 1943 in the Celebes Sea.
Cisco (SS290) 24th December 1942 Sunk in 28th September 1943 by Japanese navy and aircraft west of Mindanao.
Crevalle (SS291) 22nd February 1943 Renamed AGSS291 in 1961 and sold for scrap in January 1971 to Eckhardt GmbH.
Devilfish (SS292) 30th May 1943 Renamed AGSS292 in 1962. She was then sunk as a target on 14th August 1968.
Dragonet (SS293) 18th April 1943 Used as a target ship and sunk in Chesapeake Bay on 17th September 1961.
Escolar (SS294) 18th April 1943 Lost on 17th October 1944 near Kyushu.
Hackleback (SS295) 30th May 1943 Renamed as AGSS295 in 1962 and subsequently sold for scrap on 4th December 1968 to Ziddell Explorations Incorporated.
Lancetfish (SS296) 15th August 1943 Shortly after her launch, on 15th March 1945, SS296 foundered but was salved days later and eventually sold on 27th August 1959 to Yale Waste Company.
Ling (SS297) 15th August 1943 Renamed AGSS297in 1960 and later in 1971 as IXSS297 before she was stricken on 1st December 1971. Now a memorial boat in Hackensack, NJ.
Lionfish (SS298) 7th November 1943 Renamed AGSS298 in 1960 and then IXSS298 in 1971 before being stricken on 20th December 1971. Now a memorial boat in Fall River, MA.
Manta (SS299) 7th November 1943 Renamed to AGSS299 and used as a target ship off the Virginia Capes on 16th July 1969.
Moray (SS300) 14th May 1944 Renamed AGSS300 in 1962 and was used in June 1970 as a target off the coast of Southern California.
Roncador (SS301) 14th May 1944 Renamed AGSS301 in 1962 and later called IXSS301 in 1971 she was stricken on 1st December 1971.
Sabalo (SS302) 4th June 1944 She was stricken on 1st July 1971.
Sablefish (SS303) 4th June 1944 Renamed AGSS303 in 1962  and sold for scrapping on 29th July 971 to Union Minerals & Alloy.
Seahorse (SS304) 9th January 1943 Renamed to AGSS304 in 1962 then sold for scrapping to Ziddell Explorations on 4th December 1968.
Skate (SS305) 4th March 1943 She was scuttled near Bikini on 16th October 1948.
Tang (SS306) 17th August 1943 Tang was sunk by her own torpedo in a freak accident on 24th October 1944 near Formosa.
Tilefish (SS307) 25th October 1943 Used by the Venezuelan Navy under the name of Carite in 1960.
Apagon (SS308) 10th March 1943 Sunk at Bikini on 25th July 1946.
Aspro (SS309) 7th April 1943 Renamed AGSS309 in 1960 and later used as a target ship and sunk in 1963.
Batfish (SS310) 5th May 1943 Renamed to AGSS310 in 1962 before being stricken on 1st November 1969. Now a memorial boat in Muskogee, OK.

A crewman of USS Batfish scanning the horizon c.1943.  Sent in by Carl Proctor.

Archerfish (SS311) 28th May 1943 Renamed to AGSS311 in 1960 and later in October 1968 she was used as a target ship and sunk.
Burrfish (SS312) 18th June 1943 Renamed as SSR312 in 1948 and then called SS312 in 1961. She was used by the RCN under the name of Grilse from 1961 to 1969 when she was stricken in July 1969 and used as a target ship.
Perch (SS313) 12th September 1943 Renamed a number of times as follows: APSS313 in 1948, LPSS313 in 1970 and lastly as IXSS313 in 1971. Finally stricken on 1st December 1971.
Shark (SS314) 17th October 1943 Sunk by Japanese depth charges off the coast of Formosa on 24th October 1944.
Sealion (SS315) 31st October 1943 Renamed APSS315 in 1948 and later became LPSS315 in 1969.
Barbel (SS316) 14th November 1943 Sunk after bombing from Japanese aircraft near Palawan Island on 4th February 1945.
Barbero (SS316) 12th December 1943 Renamed twice - ASSA317 in 1948 and SSG317 in 1955 and then used as a target ship after being stricken on 1st July 1964 .
Baya (SS318) 2nd January 1944 Renamed AGSS318 in 1949.
Becuna (SS319) 30th January 1944 Renamed to AGSS319 in 1969 and then to SS319 in 1971. Now at the Independence Seaport Museum Penn's Landing in Philadelphia.
Bergall (SS320) 16th February 1944 Used by the Turkish Nay under the name of Turgot Reis in 1958.
Besugo (SS321) 27th February 1944 Renamed to AGSS321 in 1962 and later used by the Italian Navy under the name of Francesco Morosini in 1966.
Blackfin (SS322) 12th March 1944 Used by the RHN in 1972.
Caiman (SS323) 30th March 1944 Stricken on 30th June 1972.
Blenny (SS324) 9th April 1944 Renamed AGSS324 in 1969 and later under SS324 in 1971.
Blower (SS325) 23rd April 1944 Used by the Turkish Navy as Dumlupinar in 1950 but sank in the Dardanelles on 4th April 1953.
Blueback (SS326) 7th May 1944 Used by the Turkish Navy in 1948 as Ikinci Inonu.
Boarfish (SS327) 21st May 1944 Served in the Turkish Navy as Sakarya in 1948.
Charr (SS328) 28th May 1944 Renamed twice - AGSS328 in 1966 and IXSS328 in 1971 before being stricken on 20th December 1971.
Chub (SS329) 18th June 1944 Served with the Turkish Navy as Gur in 1948.
Brill (SS330) 25th June 1944 Served in the Turkish Navy as Birinci Inonu in 1948.
Bugara (SS331) 2nd July 1944 Renamed as AGSS331 in 1969 and lost in an accident on 1st June 1971 off Cape Flattery.
Bulhead (SS332) 16th July 1944 Sank on 6th August 1945 after being depth charged by Japanese aircraft off Bali.
Bumper (SS333) 6th August 1944 Served with the Turkish Navy as Canakkale in 1950.
Cabezon (SS334) 27th August 1944 Renamed as AGSS334 in 1962 then sold for scrap on 28th December 1971 to Ziddell Explorations.
Dentuda (SS335) 10th September 1944 Renamed to AGSS335 in 1962 then sold to Ziddell Explorations on 20th January 1969.
Capitaine (SS336) 1st October 1944 Renamed AGSS336 in 1960 then served with the Italian Navy in 1966 as Alfredo Cappellini.
Carbonero (SS337) 19th October 1944 Renamed several times as follows: SSG337 in 1952, SS337 in 1957, AGSS337 in 1969 before being stricken on 1st December 1970.
Carp (SS338) 12th November 1944 Renamed as AGSS338 in 1952 and again as IXSS338 in 1971 before being stricken in December 1971.
Catfish (SS339) 19th November 1944 Served with the Argentinian Navy under the name of Santa Fe in 1971.
Entemedor (SS340) 17th December 1944 Unknown.
Chivo (SS341) 14th January 1945 Served with the Argentinian Navy under the name of Santiago del Estero in 1971.
Chopper (SS340) 4th February 1945 Renamed to AGSS342 in 1969 then to IXSS342 in 1971 and subsequently stricken on 1st October 1971.
Clamagore (SS343) 25th February 1945 She is now a memorial boat in Mount Pleasant, SC.
Cobbler (SS344) 1st April 1945 Unknown.
Cochino (SS345) 20th April 1945 Sank on 26th August 1949 north of Norway.
Corporal (SS346) 10th June 1945 Unknown.

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Cubera (SS347) 17th June 1945 Served in the Venezuelan Navy under the name of Tiberon in 1972.
Cusk (SS348) 28th July 1945 Renamed several times - SSG348 in 1948, SS348 in 1954 and lastly as AGSS348 before being stricken on 24th September 1969.
Diodon (SS349) 10th September 1945 Sold for scrapping to Nicolai Joffe Corporation in June 1972.
Dogfish (SS350) 27th October 1945 Unknown.
Greenfish (SS351) 21st December 1945 Unknown.
Halfbeak (SS352) 19th February 1946 Stricken on 1st July 1971.
Orders for SS353 -SS360 were cancelled in 1944.
Golet (SS361) 1st August 1943 Sunk by Japanese depth charges off Honshu, 14th June 1944.
Guavina (SS362) 29th August 1943 Renamed to SSO362 in 1948 then to AGSS362 in 1952 she was then used as a target and sank near Cape Henry on 14th November 1967.
Guitarro (SS363) 26th September 1943 Used by the Turkish Navy in 1954 as Preveze and returned to the US Navy in January 1971 before being scrapped.
Hammerhead (SS364) 24th October 1943 Served in the Turkish Navy as Cerbe in 1954 before being returned in January 1972 to the US Navy and scrapped.
Hardhead (SS365) 12th December 1943 Unknown.
Hawksbill (SS366) 9th January 1944 Served in the Dutch Navy in 1954 before being returned to the US Navy in November 1970 for scrapping
Icefish (SS367) 20th February 1944 Served with the Dutch Navy in 1953 before returning to he US Navy for scrapping.
Jallao (SS368) 12th March 1944 Unknown.
Kete (SS369) 9th April 1944 Presumed torpedoed by a Japanese submarine in March 1945 near Kyushu.
Kraken (SS370) 30th April 1944 Served with the Spanish Navy under the name of Almirante Garcia de los Reyes in 1958.
Lagarto (SS371) 28th May 1944 Sank on 3rd May 1945 after depth charges from the Japanese minelayer Hatsutaka in the Gulf of Siam.
Lamprey (SS372) 18th June 1944 Served with the Argentinian Navy as Santa Fe in 1960. She was then stripped for spares and scrapped in 1971.
Lizardfish (SS373) 16th July 1944 Served with the Italian Navy in 1960 as Evangelista Torricelli.
Loggerhead (SS374) 13th August 1944 Renamed to AGSS374 in 1962 before being sold for scrap to Ziddell Explorations Inc. in August 1969.
Macabi (SS375) 19th September 1944 Served with the Argentinian Navy in 1960 as Santiago del Estero then stripped of spare parts and scrapped in 1971.
Mapiro (SS276) 9th November 1944 Served with the Turkish Navy under the name of Piri Reis in 1960.
Menhaden (SS377) 20th December 1944 Served with the Spanish Navy in 1971.
Mero (SS378) 17th January 1945 Served with the Turkish Navy as Hizir Reis in 1960.
Sand Lance (SS381) 25th June 1943 Sold to Brazil in 1963 and renamed Rio Grande do Sul.
Picuda (SS382) 12th July 1943 Sold to Spain on 1st October 1972.
Pampanito (SS383) 12th July 1943 Preserved as a memorial in 1975.
Parche (SS384) 24th July 1943 Sold for scrapping in July 1970.
Bang (SS385) 30th August 1943 Sold to Spain on 1st October 1972.
Pilotfish (SS386) 30th August 1943 Used as a target and sunk on 16th October 1948.
Pintado (SS387) 15th September 1943 Sold for scrapping on 20th January 1970.
Pipefish (SS388) 12th October 1943 Sold for scrapping on 20th January 1970.
Piranha (SS389) 27th October 1943 Sold for scrapping on 11th August 1970.
Plaice (SS390) 15th November 1943 Sold to Brazil in 1963 and renamed Bahia.
Pomfret (SS391) 27th October 1943 Sold to Turkey in 1971 and renamed Oruc Reis.
Sterlet (SS392) 27th October 1943 Used as a target and sunk on 31st January 1969.
Queenfish (SS394) 30th November 1943 Used as a target and sunk on 31st January 1963.
Razorback (SS394) 27th January 1944 Sold to Turkey in 1970 and renamed Murat Reis. She is currently in the process of being returned to the US to act as memorial for both America & Turkey.
Redfish (SS395) 27th January 1944 Used as a target and sunk on 6th February 1969.
Ronquil (SS396) 27th January 1944 Sold to Spain in 1971 and renamed Issac Peral. She is now a memorial boat in Pittsburgh.
Scabbardfish (SS397) 27th January 1944 Sold to Greece in 1964 and renamed Triana.
Segundo (SS398) 5th February 1944 Scrapped 8th August 1971.
Sea Cat (SS399) 21st February 1944 Used as a target and sunk after 2nd December 1968.
Sea Devil (SS400) 28th February 1944 Used as a target and sunk in 1965.
Sea Dog (SS401) 28th March 1944 Hulked and used for experiments by 2nd December 1968.
Sea Fox (SS402) 28th March 1944 Sold to Turkey in 1970 and renamed Burak Reis.
Atule (SS403) 6th March 1944 Sold to Peru on 31st July 1974.
Spikefish (SS404) 26th April 1944 Used as a target by 1st May 1963.
Sea Owl (SS405) 7th May 1944 Scrapped on 3rd June 1971.
Sea Poacher (SS406) 20th May 1944 Sold to Peru on 1st July 1974.
Sea Robin (SS407) 25th May 1944 Scrapped 3rd June 1971.
Sennet (SS408) 6th June 1944 Scrapped after 2nd December 1968.
Piper (SS409) 26th June 1944 Scrapped after 1st July 1970.
Threadfin (SS410) 26th June 1944 Sold to Turkey on 15th August 1973.
Spadefish (SS411) 8th January 1943 Sold fro scrapping October 1969.
Trepang (SS412) 23rd March 1944 Used as a target and sunk on 16th September 1969.
Spot (SS413) 19th May 1944 sold to Chile in 1962 and renamed Simpson.
Springer (SS414) 3rd August 1944 Sold to Chile in 1961 and renamed Thomson.
Stickleback (SS415) 1st January 1945 Sank after colliding with destroyer Silverstein near Pearl Harbour on 29th May 1958.
Tiru (SS416) 16th September 1947 After damaging herself on Frederick Reef on 4th November 1966 she was salvaged and repaired then sold for scrapping after July 1975.
Tench (SS417) 7th July 1944 Sold to Peru on 16th October 1976.

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USS Tench (SS417)  

USS Tench entering Malta

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Thornback (SS418) 7th July 9144 Sold to Turkey in 1971 and renamed Uluc Ali Reis.
Tigrone (SS419) 20th July 1944 Used as a target and sunk on 25th October 1975.
Tirante (SS420) 9th August 1944 Sold for scrap on 1st October 1973.
Trutta (SS421) 18th August 1944 Sold to Turkey in 1972.
Toro (SS422) 23rd August 1944 Used as a target and sunk on 14th May 1963. Salvaged for scrap in March 1965.
Torsk (SS423) 6th September 1944 Sold for scrap on 15th December 1971 but preserved instead.
Quillback (SS424) 1st October 1944 Sold for scrap on 23rd March 1973.
Trumpetfish (SS425) 13th May 1945 Sold to Brazil on 15th October 1973.
Tusk (SS426) 8th July 1945 Sold to Taiwan on 18th October 1973.
Corsair (SS435) 3rd May 1946 Sold for scrap in October 1968.
Unicorn (SS436) 1st August 1946 She was never completed and was eventually scrapped on 27th August 1959.
Walrus (SS437) 20th September 1946 She was never completed and was eventually scrapped on 27th August 1959.
Argonaut (SS475) 1st October 1944 Sold to Canada in 1968 and renamed Rainbow.
Runner (SS476) 17th October 1944 Sold for scrap on 15th December 1971.
Conger (SS477) 17th October 1944 Sold for scrap in June 1964.
Cutlass (SS478) 5th November 1944 Sold to Taiwan on 12th April 1973.

USS Cutlass, 1958.  Sent in by John Hodgett.

Diablo (SS479) 1st December 1944 Sold to Pakistan in 1964 and renamed Ghazi. She was sunk in December 1971.
Medregal (SS480) 15th December 1944 Used as a target and sunk in August 1970.
Requin (SS481) 1st January 1945 Sold for scrapping 20th December 1971.
Irex (SS482) 26th January 1945 Sold for scrapping on 13th September 1971.
Sea Leopard (SS483) 2nd March 1945 Sold to Brazil on 27th March 1973.
Odax (SS484) 10th April 1945 Sold to Brazil 28th July 1972.
Sirago (SS485) 11th May 1945 Sold for scrap on 1st June 1972.
Pomodon (SS486) 12th June 1945 Sold for scrapping on 28th December 1971.
Remora (SS487) 12th July 1945 Sold to Greece on 29th October 1973.
Sarda (SS488) 24th August 1945 Sold for scrapping in March 1965.
Spinax (SS489) 20th November 1945 Sold for scrap in 1965.
Volador (SS490) 17th January 1946 Sold for scrap on 11th October 1969.
Amberjack (SS522) 15th December 1944 Sold to Brazil on 17th October 1973.

USS Amberjack.  Sent in by Carl Proctor.

Grampus (SS523) 15th December 1944 Sold to Brazil on 8th July 1972.
Pickerel (SS524) 15th December 1944 Sold to Italy on 18th August 1972.
Grenadier (SS525) 15th December 1944 Sold to Venezuela on 15th May 1973.

Barracuda Class

Barracuda (SST3)  (ex K1) 2nd March 1951 Broken Up 1974
Bass (SS551)  (ex K2) 2nd May 1951 Broken Up 1967
Bonita (SS552)  (ex K3) 21st June 1952 Broken Up 1967

Tang Class

Tang (SS563)  19th June 1951 To Turkey (Piri Reis) 1980
Trigger (SS564)  3rd December 1951 To Italy (Livio) 1973

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Wahoo (SS565) 16th October 1951 Stricken 30th January 1980
Trout (SS566)  21st August 1951 Stricken 19th December 1978
Gudgeon (SS567) 11th May 1952 To Turkey (Hizir Reis) 1980
Harder (SS568)  14th June 1951 To Italy (Romeo) 1974

Mackerel (T1) Class

Mackerel (SST1) 14th October 1953 Stricken 31st January 1973
Marlin (SST2) 17th July 1953 Stricken 31st January 1973
 
Albacore (AGSS569)  1st August 1953 Stricken 1st May 1980
 
Nautilus (SSN571) 21st January 1954 Museum 1982
 
Grayback (SSG574)  2nd July 1954 Stricken 16th January 1984
 
Seawolf (SSN575)   21st July 1955 Decommissioned 21st March 1987
 
X 1 (midget submarine) 7th September 1955 Stricken 16th February 1973

Sailfish Class Radar Pickets

Sailfish (SSR572) 7th September 1955 Stricken 30th September 1978
Salmon (SSR573) 25th February 1956 Stricken 1st October 1977
 
Darter (SS576)  28th May 1956 Decommissioned 1982
 
Growler (SSG577) 5th April 1957 Stricken 25th May 1984, Museum Ship, New York 1990.

Skate Class

Skate (SSN578) 16th May 1957 Decommissioned 12th September 1986
Swordfish (SSN579) 27th August 1957 Decommissioned 2nd June 1989
Sargo (SSN583) 10th October 1957 Decommissioned 26th February 1988
Seadragon (SSN584) 16th August 1958 Decommissioned 12th June 1984
 
Triton (SSRN586) 17th August 1958 Decommissioned 3rd May 1969

Barbel Class

Barbel (SS580) 19th July 1958 Stricken 17th July 1990, Broken Up 1994
Blueback (SS581) 16th May 1959 Stricken 30th October 1990
Bonefish (SS582) 22nd November 1958 Stricken 28th September 1988
 
Halibut (SSGN587) 9th January 1959 Decommissioned 1976

George Washington Class

George Washington (SSBN598) 9th June 1969 Decommissioned 24th January 1985
Patrick Henry (SSBN599) 22nd September 1959 Decommissioned 25th May 1984
Theodore Roosevelt (SSBN600) 3rd October 1959 Decommissioned 28th February 1981
Robert E Lee (SSBN601) 18th December 1959 Decommissioned 1st December 1983
Abraham Lincoln (SSBN602) 14th May 1960 Decommissioned 28th February 1981

Skipjack Class

Skipjack (SSN585) 26th May 1958 Decommissioned 19th April 1990
Scamp (SSN588) 8th October 1960 Decommissioned 26th April 1988
Scorpion (SSN589) 19th December 1959 Lost May 1968
Sculpin (SSN590) 31st March 1960 Decommissioned 3rd August 19990
Shark (SSN591)  16th March 1960 Decommissioned 16th October 1986
Snook (SSN592) 31st October 1960 Decommissioned 15th May 1986

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Skipjack Class Submarine, probably USS Skipjack. 

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Tullibee (SSN597) 27th April 1960 Decommissioned 26th June 1988

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USS Tullibee

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Ethan Allen Class

Ethan Allen (SSBN608) 22nd November 1960 Decommissioned 31st March 1983
Sam Houston (SSBN609) 2nd February 1961 Decommissioned 20th September 1991
Thomas A Edison (SSBN610) 15th June 1961 Deactivated 14th February 1992
John Marshall (SSBN611) 15th July 1961 Decommissioned 23rd November 1991
Thomas Jefferson (SSBN618) 24th February 1962 Decommissioned 24th January 1985

Thresher / Permit Class

Thresher (SSN593) 9th July 1960 Lost 10th April 1963
Permit (SSN594) 1st July 1961 Stricken 12th June 1991
Plunger (SSN595) 9th December 1961 Deactivated 10th February 1989
Barb (SSN596) (ex Pollack) 12th February 1962 Deactivated 20th December 1989
Pollack (SSN603) (ex Barb) 17th March 1962 Stricken 1st March 1989
Haddo (SSN604) 18th August 1962 Deactivated 1st October 1990
Jack (SSN605) 24th April 1963 Deactivated 2nd October 1989
Tinosa (SSN606) 9th December 1961 Deactivated 15th July 1991
Dace (SSN607) 18th August 1962 Deactivated 27th February 1988
Guardfish (SSN612) 15th May 1965 Deactivated 15th July 1991
Haddock (SSN621) 21st May 1966 Deactivated 2nd April 1992 

Lafayette Class

Lafayette (SSBN616) 8th May 1962 Deactivated 1st March 1991
Alexander Hamilton (SSBN617) 18th August 1962 Deactivated 1st October 1992
Andrew Jackson (SSBN619) 15th September 1962 Deactivated 31st August 1989
John Adams (SSBN620) 12th January 1963 Deactivated 14th September 1988
James Monroe (SSBN622) 4th August 1962 Deactivated 22nd September 1990
Nathan Hale (SSBN623) 12th January 1963 Deactivated May 1986
Woodrow Wilson (SSBN624) 22nd February 1963 Deactivated 11th January 1993
Henry Clay (SSBN625) 30th November 1962 Deactivated 12th March 1990
Daniel Webster (SSBN626) 27th April 1963 Deactivated 27th April 1990 (moored trainer)
James Madison (SSBN627) 15th March 1963 Deactivated 11th August 1991
Tecumseh (SSBN628) 22nd June 1963 Deactivated 15th February 1993
Daniel Boone (SSBN629) 22nd June 1963 Deactivated 1st October 1993
John C Calhoun (SSBN630) 22nd June 1963 Deactivated 1st October 1993
Ulysses S Grant (SSBN631) 2nd November 1963 Deactivated 14th February 1992
Von Steuben (SSBN632) 18th October 1963 Deactivated 7th July 1993
Casimir Pulaski (SSBN633) 1st February 1964 Deactivated 1st October 1993
Stonewall Jackson (SSBN634) 30th November 1963 Deactivated 10th June 1994
Sam Rayburn (SSBN635) 20th December 1963 Deactivated 16th September 1985
Nathaniel Greene (SSBN636) 12th May 1964 Deactivated 12th December 1986
Benjamin Franklin (SSBN640) 5th December 1964 Deactivated 1st April 1993
Simon Bolivar (SSBN641) 22nd August 1964 Deactivated September 1994
Kamehameha (SSBN642) 16th January 1965 SSN 1994
George Bancroft (SSBN643) 5th December 1964 Deactivated 1st March 1993
Lewis And Clark  (SSBN644) 21st November 1964 Deactivated 1st October 1991
James K Polk (SSBN645) 22nd May 1965 SSN 1994
George C Marshall (SSBN654) 21st May 1965 Deactivated 13th May 1992
Henry L Stimson (SSBN655) 13th November 1965 Deactivated 2nd November 1992
George Washington Carver (SSBN656) 14th August 1965 Deactivated 2nd November 1992
Francis Scott Key (SSBN657) 23rd April 1966 Deactivated 1st February 1993
Mariano G Vallejo (SSBN658) 23rd October 1965 Deactivated 1995
Will Rodgers (SSBN659) 21st July 1966 Deactivated 2nd November 1992

Sturgeon Class

Flasher (SSN613)  22nd June 1963 Deactivated 18th July 1991
Greenling (SSN614) 4th April 1964 Deactivated 31st October 1993
Gato (SSN615) 14th May 1964 -
Sturgeon (SSN637) 26th February 1965 Deactivated 15th April 1994
Whale (SSN638) 14th October 1966 Deactivation 1996
Tautog (SSN639) 14th April 1967 -
Grayling (SSN646) 22nd June 1967 -
Pogy (SSN647) 3rd June 1967 -
Aspro (SSN648) 29th November 1967 Deactivated September 1994
Sunfish (SSN649) 14th October 1966 -
Pargo (SSN650) 17th September 1966 Deactivated 1995
Queenfish (SSN651) 25th February 1966 Deactivated 27th September 1990
Puffer (SSN652) 30th March 1968 -
Ray (SSN653) 21st June 1966  -
Sand Lance (SSN660) 11th November 1969 -
Lapon (SSN661) 16th December 1966 Deactivated 1st October 1991
Gurnard (SSN662) 20th May 1967 Deactivated 12th August 1994
Hammerhead (SSN663) 14th April 1967 Deactivated 31st December 1993
Sea Devil (SSN664) 5th October 1967 Deactivated 25th February 1991. Stricken 16th October 1991
Guttarro (SSN665) 27th July 1968 Deactivated 1st October 1991
Hawkbill (SSN666) 12th April 1969 -
Bergall (SSN667) 17th February 1968 -
Spadefish (SSN668) 15th may 1968 -
Seahorse (SSN669) 15th June 1968 Deactivated 1995
Finback (SSN670) 7th December 1968 -
Narwhal (SSN671) 9th September 1966 -
Pintado (SSN672) 16th August 1969 -
Flying Fish (SSN673) 17th May 1969 -
Trepang (SSN674) 27th September 1969  -
Bluefish (SSN675) 10th January 1970 -
Billfish (SSN676) 1st May 1970 -
Drum (SSN677) 23rd May 1970 Deactivated 1995
Archerfish (SSN678) 16th January 1971 -
Silversides (SSN679) 4th June 1971 Deactivated 14th February 1994
William H Bates (SSN680) (ex redfish) 11th December 1971 -
Batfish (SSN681) 9th October 1971 -
Tunny (SSN682) 10th June 1972 -
Parche (SSN683) 13th January 1973 -
Cavalla (SSN684) 19th February 1972 -
Glenard P Lipscomb (SSN685) 4th August 1973 Decommissioned 11th July 1990
L Mendel Rivers (SSN686) 2nd June 1973 -
Richard B Russell (SSN687) 12th January 1974 Deactivated 1st July 1993

Los Angeles Class  View Class

Los Angeles (SSN688) 6th April 1974 -
Baton Rouge (SSN689) 26th April 1975 -
Philadelphia (SSN690) 19th October 1974 -
Memphis (SSN691) 3rd April 1976 -
Omaha (SSN692) 21st February 1976 -
Cincinnati (SSN693) 19th February 1977 -
Groton (SSN694) 9th October 1976 -
Birmingham (SSN695) 29th October 1977 -
New York City (SSN696) 18th June 1977 -
Indianapolis (SSN697) 30th July 1977 -
Bremerton (SSN698) 22nd July 1978 -
Jacksonville (SSN699) 18th November 1978 -
Dallas (SSN700) 28th April 1979 -
La Jolla (SSN701) 11th August 1979 -
Phoenix (SSN702) 8th December 1979 -
Boston (SSN703) 19th April 1980 -
Baltimore (SSN704)  13th December 1980 -
City of Corpus Christi (SSN705) 25th April 1981 -
Albuquerque (SN706) 13th March 1982 -
Portsmouth (SSN707) 18th September 1982 -
Minneapolis St Paul (SSN708) 18th December 1982 -
Hyman G Rickover (SSN709) 27th August 1983 -
Augusta (SSN710)  21st January 1984 In service 2005
San Francisco (SSN711) 27th October 1979 -
Atlanta (SSN712)  16th August 1980 -
Houston (SSN713) 21st March 1981 -
Norfolk (SSN714) 21st October 1981 -
Buffalo (SSN715) 8th May 1982 -
Salt Lake City (SSN716) 16th October 1982 -
Olympia (SSN717) 30th April 1983 -
Honolulu (SSN718) 24th September 1983 -
Providence (SSN719) 4th August 1984 -
Pittsburgh (SSN720) 8th December 1984 -
Chicago (SSN721) 13th October 1984 -
Key West (SSN722) 20th July 1985 -
Oklahoma City (SSN723) 2nd November 1985 -
Louisville (SSN724) 14th December 1985 -
Helena (SSN725) 28th June 1986 -
Newport News (SSN750) 15th March 1986 -
San Juan (SSN751) 6th December 1986 -
Pasadena (SSN752) 12th September 1987 -
Albany (SSN753) 13th June 1987 -
Topeka (SSN754) 23rd January 1988 -
Miami (SSN755) 12th November 1988 -
Scranton (SSN756) 3rd July 1989 -
Alexandria (SSN757) 23rd June 1990 -
Asheville (SSN758) 28th October 1989 -
Jefferson City (SSN759) 17th August 1980 -
Annapolis (SSN760) 19th May 1991 -
Springfield (SSN761) 4th January 1992 -
Columbus (SSN762) 1st August 1992  -
Santa Fe (SSN763) 12th December 1992 -
Boise (SSN764) 23rd March 1991 -
Montpelier (SSN765) 23rd August 1991 -
Charlotte (SSN766) 3rd October 1992 -
Hampton (SSN767) 3rd April 1992  -
Hartford (SSN768) 4th December 1993 -
Toledo (SSN769) 28th August 1993 -
Tucson (SSN770) 19th March 1994 -
Columbia (SSN771) 24th September 1994 -
Greenville (SSN772) September 1993 -
Cheyenne (SSN773) 1st April 1995 -

Ohio Class

Ohio (SSBN726) 7th April 1979 -
Michigan (SSBN727) 26th April 1980 -
Florida (SSBN728) 14th November 1981 -
Georgia (SSBN729) 6th November 1982 -
Henry M Jackson (SSBN730) (ex Rhode Island) 15th October 1983 -
Alabama (SSBN731) 19th May 1984 -
Alaska (SSBN732) 12th January 1985 -
Nevada (SSBN733) 14th September 1985 -
Tennessee (SSBN734) 13th February 1986 -
Pennsylvania (SSBN735) 23rd April 1988 -
West Virginia (SSBN736) 14th October 1989 -
Kentucky (SSBN737) 11th August 1990 -
Maryland (SSBN738) 10th August 1991 -
Nebraska (SSBN739) 15th August 1992 -
Rhode Island (SSBN740) 17th July 1993 -
Maine (SSBN741) 16th July 1994 -
Wyoming (SSBN742) July 1995 -
Louisiana (SSBN743) July 1996 -