Porpoise-Class

SS-181, U.S.S. Pompano

HISTORY FOR U.S.S. Pompano Launched: Builder: Sponsor: Commissioned: First Captain: Stricken/Lost: 1937 Lost January 1944 Patrols No: Captain: From: Date: Duration: Score (WT): JANAC Return: 1 Lewis S. Parks Pearl Harbor 12/41 43 1/16,000 0/0 Pearl Harbor 2 Lewis S. Parks Pearl Harbor 4/42 58 2/16,400 2/8,900 Pearl Harbor 3 Willis M. Thomas Pearl Harbor …

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SS-180, U.S.S. Pollack

HISTORY FOR U.S.S. Pollack Launched: Builder: Sponsor: Commissioned: First Captain: Stricken/Lost: 1937 Scrapped 1947 Patrols No: Captain: From: Date: Duration: Score (WT): JANAC Return: 1 Stanley P. Moseley Pearl Harbor 12/41 39 2/16,000 2/7,600 Pearl Harbor 2 Stanley P. Moseley Pearl Harbor 2/42 49 1/5,400 1/1,454 Pearl Harbor 3 Stanley P. Moseley Pearl Harbor 5/42 …

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SS-179, U.S.S. Plunger

HISTORY FOR U.S.S. Plunger Launched: Builder: Sponsor: Commissioned: First Captain: Stricken/Lost: 1936 Scrapped 1957 Patrols No: Captain: From: Date: Duration: Score (WT): JANAC Return: 1 David C. White Pearl Harbor 12/41 52 1/7,600 1/4,700 Pearl Harbor Midway David C. White Pearl Harbor 5/42 15 0/0 0/0 Pearl Harbor 2 David C. White Pearl Harbor 6/42 …

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SS-178, U.S.S. Permit

HISTORY FOR U.S.S. Permit Launched: Builder: Sponsor: Commissioned: First Captain: Stricken/Lost:  1937 Scrapped 1958   Patrols No: Captain: From: Date: Duration: Score (WT): JANAC Return: 1 Adrian M. Hurst Manila 12/419 9 0/0 0/0 Manila 2 Adrian M. Hurst Manila 12/41 6 0/0 0/0 Manila 3 Adrian M. Hurst Manila 12/41 38 0/0 0/0 Java …

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SS-177, U.S.S. Pickerel

The SS-177 U.S.S. Pickerel submarine was commissioned in 1937. Following Pearl Harbor, she deployed to the Cam Ranh Bay area under the command of Lieutenant-Commander Barton Bacon, Jr. Her first patrol brought no results, the five torpedoes she fired either missed or failed to explode. (At that stage of the war, both were distinct possibilities.) Returning …

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