Balao Class Submarine – Attack Sub

Balao Class Submarine Specifications During World War 2, the Balao class of diesel-electric submarine used for attack missions.  There were 120 completed and were involved with a total of 10 patrols from July 1943 to August 1945.  The Balao Class Submarines were superior to the previous generation Gato class submarine, both of which were the … Read more

SS-415, U.S.S. Stickleback

History of the SS-415, U.S.S. Stickleback Submarine Launched: Builder: Sponsor: Commissioned: First Captain: Stricken/Lost: 1945 lost 1958, rammed Patrols No: Captain: From: Date: Duration: Score (WT): JANAC Return: 1 Harley K. Nauman Pearl Harbor 8/45 34 0/0 0/0 Pearl Harbor  

SS-414, U.S.S. Springer

History of the SS-414, U.S.S. Springer Submarine Launched: Builder: Sponsor: Commissioned: First Captain: Stricken/Lost: 1944 Scrapped 1972 Patrols No: Captain: From: Date: Duration: Score (WT): JANAC Return: 1 Russell Kefauver Pearl Harbor 2/45 48 1/1,500 1/1,500 Pearl Harbor 2 Russell Kefauver Pearl Harbor 4/45 28 3/4,300 3/2,400 Pearl Harbor 3 John F. Bauer

SS-413, U.S.S. Spot

History of the SS-413, U.S.S. Spot Submarine Launched: Builder: Sponsor: Commissioned: First Captain: Stricken/Lost: 1944 Chile Patrols No: Captain: From: Date: Duration: Score (WT): JANAC Return: 1 William S. Post, Jr. Pearl Harbor 12/44 55 4/11,200 0/0 Pearl Harbor 2 William S. Post, Jr. Pearl Harbor 2/45 61 2/11,700 1-½/4,592 Pearl Harbor 3 Jack M. Seymour … Read more

SS-412, U.S.S. Trepang

History of the SS-412 U.S.S. Trepang Launched: Builder: Sponsor: Commissioned: First Captain: Stricken/Lost: 1944 Target 1969 Patrols No: Captain: From: Date: Duration: Score (WT): JANAC Return: 1 Roy M. Davenport Pearl Harbor 9/44 36 3/22,300 2/1,750 Pearl Harbor 2 Roy M. Davenport Pearl Harbor 11/44 35 4/35,000 3/13,048 Pearl Harbor 3 Allen R. Faust Pearl … Read more