Submarine of the Tench class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Portsmouth Navy Yard (Kittery, Maine, U.S.A.)|
|Laid down||4 Dec 1944|
|Launched||10 Apr 1945|
|Commissioned||11 Jul 1945|
|End service||8 Jul 1972|
Decommissioned, stricken and transferred to Brazil being renamed Rio De Janeiro (S-13) on 8 July 1972.
Commands listed for USS Odax (484)
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|1||T/Cdr. Francis David Walker, Jr., USN||11 Jul 1945|
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Notable events involving Odax include:
4 Sep 1945
USS Odax (Cdr. F.D. Walker, Jr., USN) shifted from the Portsmouth Navy Yard to Newport Rhode Island for torpedo trials.
7 Sep 1945
With her torpedo trials completed, USS Odax (Cdr. F.D. Walker, Jr., USN), shifted from Newport Rhode Island to New London, Connecticut.
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