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U.S.S. WHALE

(SS-239)

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SS-239 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JUN 1941 - Keel Date: 28 JUN 1941
at Mare Island Naval Shipyard Vallejo CA
JUL 1941 - AUG 1945 West Pac
MAR 1942 - Launch Date: 14 MAR 1942
JUN 1942 - Commissioned: 1 JUN 1942
JUN 1946 - Decommissioned: 1 JUN 1946

SS-239 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: Sold for scrap 14 October 1960