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From 1959 through 1964
Regulus was the submarine
missile in the Pacific
The Regulus missile
deterrent strike force
operated from submarine
base, Pearl Harbor, under
the operational control of
Commander Submarine Force…
Launched 24 July 1943 (shield logo) Commissioned 20 November 1943
USS Parche SS-384
These men served aboard during her six war patrols
( 191 names)
* Wolf Pack Commander
** Commanding Officer of USS Parche
*** Lost at Sea- - 10 February 1945…
CDR D.W. Morton, USN Commanding Officer; Launched 14 February 1942; Lost at sea 11 October 1943.
If one submarine could be said to embody the spirit and pride of the U.S. Submarine Force, it would probably be Wahoo. Certainly the enemy convoy's u…
CDR R.H. Kane, USN, Commanding Officer; Launched 17 August 1943; Lost at sea, 24 October 1944.
The exploits of Tang are legendary in submarine history. Under the bold leadership of Commander Richard H. O'Kane, Tang executed five brilliant patrols…
LCDR A.M. Bontier, USN, Commanding Officer; Launched 15 August 1939; Lost at Sea, 3 October 1944.
Beginning with her first patrol just hours after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, a daring submarine embarked on a career that made the name &q…
CDR K.E. Montross, USN, Commanding Officer; Launched 1 April 1939; Lost at sea, January 1945.
Less than two weeks after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Swordfish sank her first ship. So began the career of a submarine that not only sank m…
He goes a great voyage that goes to the bottom of the sea, George Herbert, Jacula Prudentum, 1651
Throughout the history of submarine development, men have fought enemies just as lethal as any human foe. Those who brave the deep in sealed cylinde…
This gun assembly consists of four recoil-operated, heavy machine guns, designed primarily for anti-aircraft fire. Each gun had a firing rate of 120 rounds per minute and fired a two lb. projectile. It had a maximum horizontal range of about 33,00…
One man Japanese suicide torpedo. First used in 1944.
This was the U.S. Navy's primary torpedo in WWII. When fired, compressed air, alcohol and water were mixed and ignited in the combustion chamber to produce the steam that powered the turbines.
Weight-3,200 lbs.; Length-20.5 feet; Diameter-21 inc…