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U.S.S. SILVERSIDES

(SS-236)

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SS-236 Deployments - Major Events

Add a SS-236 Shellback Initiation Add a SS-236 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
NOV 1940 - Keel Date: 4 NOV 1940
at Mare Island Naval Shipyard Vallejo CA
AUG 1941 - Launch Date: 26 AUG 1941
DEC 1941 - Commissioned: 15 DEC 1941
APR 1946 - Decommissioned: 17 APR 1946

SS-236 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: Museum ship at Muskegon Michigan