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U.S.S. CAPELIN

(SS-289)

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SS-289 Deployments - Major Events

Add a SS-289 Shellback Initiation Add a SS-289 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
SEP 1942 - Keel Date: 14 SEP 1942
at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Kittery ME
JAN 1943 - Launch Date: 20 JAN 1943
JUN 1943 - Commissioned: 4 JUN 1943

SS-289 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: Missing north of Sulawesi after 2 December 1943