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U.S.S. CAIMAN

(SS-323)

THE CAIMAN MARU
ALWAYS COMES THROUGH

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USS CAIMAN (SS-323) - a Balao class submarine

In Commission 1972 to 1972

SS-323 Deployments - Major Events

Add a SS-323 Shellback Initiation Add a SS-323 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JUN 1943 - Keel Date: 24 JUN 1943
at Electric Boat Company Groton CT
MAR 1944 - Launch Date: 30 MAR 1944
AUG 1965 - FEB 1966 West Pac
NOV 1968 - MAY 1969 West Pac-Viet Nam
OCT 1970 - JUN 1971 West Pac-Indian Ocean
JUN 1972 - Decommissioned: 30 JUN 1972
AUG 1972 - Commissioned: 24 AUG 1972

SS-323 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: Transferred to Turkey 30 June 1972