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SS-233 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JUL1941-Keel Date: 14 JUL 1941
at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Kittery ME
JAN1942-Launch Date: 5 JAN 1942
MAY1942-Commissioned: 4 MAY 1942

SS-233 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 by Japanese submarine I-176 south of Truk 16 Novembe