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SS-297 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
NOV1942-Keel Date: 2 NOV 1942
at Cramp Shipbuilding Company Philadelphia PA
AUG1943-Launch Date: 15 AUG 1943
JUN1945-Commissioned: 8 JUN 1945
OCT1946-Decommissioned: 26 OCT 1946

SS-297 General Specifications

Class: Balao class submarine

Complement: 10 Officers and 70 Enlisted

Displacement: 1526 tons

Length: 311 feet 8 inches

Beam: 27 feet 3 inches

Draft: 16 feet 10 in

Range: 11 000 Nautical Miles

Final Disposition: Museum ship at New Jersey Naval Museum Hackensack New Je