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U.S.S. SEA DEVIL

(SS-400)

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SS-400 Deployments - Major Events

Add a SS-400 Shellback Initiation Add a SS-400 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
NOV 1943 - Keel Date: 18 NOV 1943
at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Kittery ME
DEC 1943 - Shellback Initiation - 22 DEC 1943 - Pacific Ocean
FEB 1944 - Launch Date: 28 FEB 1944
MAY 1944 - Commissioned: 24 MAY 1944
FEB 1954 - Decommissioned: 19 FEB 1954
FEB 1961 - JUN 1961 West Pac

SS-400 General Specifications

Class: Balao class submarine

Named for: The sea devil

Complement: 10 Officers and 70 Enlisted

Displacement: 1526 tons

Length: 311 feet 6 inches

Beam: 27 feet 3 inches

Flank Speed: 20 Knots

Range: 11 000 Nautical Miles

Final Disposition:Sunk as a target off southern California 24 November 1964