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USS TAMBOR

(SS-198)

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SS-198 Deployments - Major Events

Add a SS-198 Shellback Initiation Add a SS-198 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JAN 1939 Keel Date: 16 JAN 1939
at Electric Boat Company Groton CT
DEC 1939 Launch Date: 20 DEC 1939
JUN 1940 Commissioned: 3 JUN 1940
DEC 1945 Decommissioned: 10 DEC 1945

SS-198 General Specifications

Class: Tambor class submarine

Complement: 6 Officers and 54 Enlisted

Displacement: 1475 tons

Length: 307 feet 2 inches

Beam: 27 feet 3 inches

Draft: 14 feet 7 in

Range: 11 000 Nautical Miles

Final Disposition: Sold for scrap 5 December 1959