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U.S.S. GROWLER

(SS-215)

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SS-215 Deployments - Major Events

Add a SS-215 Shellback Initiation Add a SS-215 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
FEB 1941 - Keel Date: 10 FEB 1941
at Electric Boat Company Groton CT
NOV 1941 - Launch Date: 22 NOV 1941
MAR 1942 - Commissioned: 20 MAR 1942

SS-215 General Specifications

Class: Gato-class submarine

Complement: 6 Officers and 54 Enlisted

Displacement: 1525 tons

Length: 311 feet 9 inches

Beam: 27 feet 3 inches

Draft: 17 feet

Range: 11 000 Nautical Miles

Final Disposition: Sunk by Japanese vessels west of the Philippines 8 Novemb