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U.S.S. DORADO

(SS-248)

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SS-248 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
AUG 1942 - Keel Date: 27 AUG 1942
at General Dynamics Electric Boat Groton CT
MAY 1943 - Launch Date: 23 MAY 1943
AUG 1943 - Commissioned: 28 AUG 1943

SS-248 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: To Argentina 1 July 1972