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U.S.S. SNOOK

(SS-279)


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SS-279 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
APR1942-Keel Date: 17 APR 1942
at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Kittery ME
AUG1942-Launch Date: 15 AUG 1942
OCT1942-Commissioned: 24 OCT 1942
FEB1943-JAN1945West Pac

SS-279 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: Missing since 8 April 1945 east of Taiwan