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U.S.S. BARBEL

(SS-316)


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SS-316 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
MAR1943-Keel Date: 11 MAR 1943
at General Dynamics Electric Boat Groton CT
NOV1943-Launch Date: 14 NOV 1943
APR1944-Commissioned: 3 APR 1944

SS-316 General Specifications

Class: Balao class submarine

Complement: 10 Officers and 70 Enlisted

Displacement: 1526 tons

Length: 311 feet 9 inches

Beam: 27 feet 3 inches

Draft: 16 feet 10 in

Range: 11 000 Nautical Miles

Final Disposition: Sunk by Japanese aircraft off Palawan on 4 February 1945