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SS-251 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
DEC 1942 - Keel Date: 5 DEC 1942
at Electric Boat Company Groton CT
AUG 1943 - Launch Date: 22 AUG 1943
NOV 1943 - Commissioned: 29 NOV 1943
FEB 1947 - Decommissioned: 12 FEB 1947

SS-251 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: 2 February 1960