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U.S.S. TUNA

(SS-203)

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SS-203 Deployments - Major Events

Add a SS-203 Shellback Initiation Add a SS-203 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JUL 1939 - Keel Date: 19 JUL 1939
at Mare Island Naval Shipyard Vallejo CA
OCT 1940 - Launch Date: 2 OCT 1940
JAN 1941 - Commissioned: 2 JAN 1941
DEC 1946 - Decommissioned: 11 DEC 1946

SS-203 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: Used as target for Operation Crossroads atomic bomb tests