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SS-238 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JUN1941-Keel Date: 28 JUN 1941
at Mare Island Naval Shipyard Vallejo CA
FEB1942-Launch Date: 14 FEB 1942
MAY1942-Commissioned: 15 MAY 1942

SS-238 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 aircraft in La Pérouse Strait 11 Octobe