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Tench-Class

Tench-Class Specifications Lead Boat: SS-417, U.S.S. Tench Length: 312′ Beam: 27′ Draft: 16′ 5″ (Surface trim) Displacement: 1,570 tons (surfaced); 2,414 tons (submerged) Speed: 20 knots (surfaced); 9 knots (submerged) Diving Depth: 400′ (test depth) Range: 11,000 miles Crew: 10 officers, 71 enlisted Deck Gun: 1 or 2-5″/25-calibre Anti-Aircraft Weapons: 2-40mm Light Weaponry: 2 to …

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Captain Henry G. Munson

Captain, born 1909, died 1975 Henry Glass Munson was born in Manila, Philippine Islands, on December 31, 1909, son of Mrs. Francis M. (Katherine Glass) Munson and the late Lieutenant F. M. Munson, Medical Corps, USN. He attended San Diego, California, High School, and after his enlistment in the U.S. Navy on June 28, 1927, …

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