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U.S.S. SKATE

(SS-305)

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SS-305 Deployments - Major Events

Add a SS-305 Shellback Initiation Add a SS-305 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
AUG 1942 - Keel Date: 1 AUG 1942
at Mare Island Naval Shipyard Vallejo CA
MAR 1943 - Launch Date: 4 MAR 1943
APR 1943 - Commissioned: 15 APR 1943
OCT 1943 - OCT 1943 Middle Pacific
DEC 1946 - Decommissioned: 11 DEC 1946

SS-305 General Specifications

Class: Balao class submarine

Complement: 10 Officers and 70 Enlisted

Displacement: 1526 tons

Length: 311 feet 10 inches

Beam: 27 feet 4 inches

Draft: 16 feet 10 in

Range: 11 000 Nautical Miles

Final Disposition: Sunk as a target off Southern California coast 5 October