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SS-197 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
SEP1938-Keel Date: 27 SEP 1938
at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Kittery ME
AUG1939-Launch Date: 15 AUG 1939
DEC1939-Commissioned: 1 DEC 1939

SS-197 General Specifications

Class: Sargo-class diesel-electric submarine

Complement: 5 Officers and 54 Enlisted

Displacement: 1450 tons

Length: 310 feet 6 inches

Beam: 26 feet 10 inches

Draft: 16 feet 7 inches

Range: 11 000 Nautical Miles

Final Disposition: Probably sunk by Japanese destroyer Yamakaze east of Manad