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SS-308 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
DEC1942-Keel Date: 9 DEC 1942
at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Kittery ME
MAR1943-Launch Date: 10 MAR 1943
JUL1943-Commissioned: 16 JUL 1943
OCT1945-Decommissioned: 1 OCT 1945

SS-308 General Specifications

Class: Balao class submarine

Complement: 10 Officers and 70 Enlisted

Displacement: 1526 tons

Length: 311 feet 6 inches

Beam: 27 feet 3 inches

Draft: 16 feet 10 in

Range: 11 000 Nautical Miles

Final Disposition: Used as a target for the Operation Crossroads atomic bomb