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U.S.S. PADDLE

(SS-263)

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SS-263 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
MAY 1942 - Keel Date: 1 MAY 1942
at Electric Boat Company Groton CT
DEC 1942 - Launch Date: 30 DEC 1942
MAR 1943 - Commissioned: 29 MAR 1943
JUN 1945 - JUL 1945 Yellow Sea
JAN 1957 - Decommissioned: 18 JAN 1957

SS-263 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: Transferred to Brazil uNautical Milesodified 18 January 1957