Allied Warships

Sablefish (SS-303)

Submarine of the Balao class


USS Sablefish as completed

NavyThe US Navy
TypeSubmarine
ClassBalao 
Pennant303 
Built byCramp Shipbuilding Co. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.) 
Ordered24 Dec 1941 
Laid down5 Jun 1943 
Launched4 Jun 1944 
Commissioned18 Dec 1945 
End service1 Nov 1969 
History

Decommissioned 1 November 1969.
Sold 29 July 1971 to be broken up for scrap.

 

Commands listed for USS Sablefish (303)

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1T/Cdr. Richard Henry Crane, USN18 Dec 1945Feb 1946

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Media links


U. S. Submarines in World War II

Kimmett, Larry and Regis, Margaret


U.S. Submarines Through 1945

Friedman, Norman


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