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U.S.S. BILLFISH

(SS-286)

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SS-286 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JUL 1942 - Keel Date: 23 JUL 1942
at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Kittery ME
NOV 1942 - Launch Date: 12 NOV 1942
APR 1943 - Commissioned: 20 APR 1943
NOV 1946 - Decommissioned: 1 NOV 1946

SS-286 General Specifications

Class: Balao class submarine

Complement: 10 Officers and 70 Enlisted

Displacement: 1526 tons

Length: 311 feet 9 inches

Beam: 27 feet 3 inches

Draft: 16 feet 10 in

Range: 11 000 Nautical Miles

Final Disposition: Sold for scrap 17 March 1971