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U.S.S. SCORPION

(SS-278)

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SS-278 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
MAR 1942 - Keel Date: 20 MAR 1942
at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Kittery ME
JUL 1942 - Launch Date: 20 JUL 1942
OCT 1942 - Commissioned: 1 OCT 1942

SS-278 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: Probably mined in the Yellow Sea after 5 January 1944