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SS-309 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
DEC1942-Keel Date: 27 DEC 1942
at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Kittery ME
APR1943-Launch Date: 7 APR 1943
JUL1943-Commissioned: 31 JUL 1943
APR1954-Decommissioned: 30 APR 1954
SEP1957-NOV1957Cruise to Pudget Sound for ASW Exercises with Canadian navy.

SS-309 General Specifications

Class: Balao class submarine

Complement: 10 Officers and 70 Enlisted

Displacement: 1526 tons

Length: 311 feet 6 inches

Beam: 27 feet 3 inches

Draft: 16 feet 10 in

Range: 11 000 Nautical Miles

Final Disposition: Sunk as a target off San Diego California on 16 November 1962