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U.S.S. GUARDFISH

(SS-217)


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SS-217 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
APR1941-Keel Date: 1 APR 1941
at Electric Boat Company Groton CT
JAN1942-Launch Date: 20 JAN 1942
MAY1942-MAY1942Commisioning
MAY1942-Commissioned: 8 MAY 1942
JUN1942-JUL1942Middle Pacific
AUG1942-SEP1942Middle Pacific
MAY1946-Decommissioned: 25 MAY 1946

SS-217 General Specifications

Class: Gato-class submarine

Complement: 6 Officers and 54 Enlisted

Displacement: 1525 tons

Length: 311 feet 9 inches

Beam: 27 feet 3 inches

Draft: 17 feet

Range: 11 000 Nautical Miles

Final Disposition: Sunk as a target off Block Island 10 October 1961