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U.S.S. MERO

(SS-378)


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SS-378 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JUL1944-Keel Date: 22 JUL 1944
at Manitowoc Shipbuilding Co. Manitowoc WI
JAN1945-Launch Date: 17 JAN 1945
AUG1945-Commissioned: 17 AUG 1945
APR1960-Decommissioned: 20 APR 1960

SS-378 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: Transferred to Turkey 20 April 1960