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U.S.S. PORPOSE

(SS-172)

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SS-172 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
OCT 1933 - Keel Date: 27 OCT 1933
at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Kittery ME
JUN 1935 - Launch Date: 20 JUN 1935
AUG 1935 - Commissioned: 15 AUG 1935
NOV 1945 - Decommissioned: 15 NOV 1945

SS-172 General Specifications

Class: Porpoise-class diesel-electric submarine

Complement: 5 Officers and 51 Enlisted

Displacement: 1310 tons

Length: 283 feet 0 inches

Beam: 24 feet 11 inches

Draft: 13 feet 10 in

Range: 6 000 Nautical Miles

Final Disposition: Sold for scrap on 14 May 1957