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SS-164 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
OCT1921-Keel Date: 20 OCT 1921
at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Kittery ME
DEC1924-Launch Date: 27 DEC 1924
SEP1940-Commissioned: 5 SEP 1940
AUG1942-AUG1942Battery Fire off Balboa Island Panama--26 sailors killed
MAR1945-Decommissioned: 3 MAR 1945

SS-164 General Specifications

Class: Barracuda-class composite drive submarine

Complement: 8 Officers and 80 Enlisted

Displacement: 2119 tons

Length: 326 feet

Beam: 27 feet 6 inches

Draft: 15 feet 2 in

Range: 6 000 nautical miles

Final Disposition: Scuttled as a sonar target off Block Island 12 March 1945