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U.S.S. FLASHER

(SS-249)

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SS-249 Deployments - Major Events

Add a SS-249 Shellback Initiation Add a SS-249 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
SEP 1942 - Keel Date: 30 SEP 1942
at Electric Boat Company Groton CT
JUN 1943 - Launch Date: 20 JUN 1943
SEP 1943 - Commissioned: 25 SEP 1943
MAR 1946 - Decommissioned: 16 MAR 1946

SS-249 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 0 in

Range: 11 000 Nautical Miles

Final Disposition: Sold for scrap 8 June 1963 conning tower is a memorial at