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U.S.S. BLOWER

(SS-325)

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SS-325 Deployments - Major Events

Add a SS-325 Shellback Initiation Add a SS-325 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JUL 1943 - Keel Date: 15 JUL 1943
at Electric Boat Company Groton CT
APR 1944 - Launch Date: 23 APR 1944
AUG 1944 - Commissioned: 10 AUG 1944
OCT 1944 - OCT 1944 Panama Canal
MAR 1945 - Shellback Initiation - 9 MAR 1945 - Pacific Ocean
NOV 1950 - Decommissioned: 16 NOV 1950

SS-325 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: Collided with the Swedish freighter Naboland and sunk 4 April 1953