Thursday, 26 July 2012

July 27th - On This Date - US Navy Submarine Service

  •     1917 - Keel is laid for the USS O-2 (SS 63)
  •     1918 - USS O-9 (SS 70) is commissioned
  •     1918 - USS R-15 (SS 92) is commissioned
  •     1938 - USS Sculpin (SS 191) is launched
  •     1943 - USS Ray (SS 271) is commissioned
  •     1943 - Keel is laid for the USS Queenfish (SS 393)
  •     1943 - USS Sawfish fires a sucessful 'down the throat shot', the first of the Pacific War
  •     1944 - USS Blenny (SS 324) is commissioned
  •     1968 - USS Guitarro (SSN 665) is launched
  •     1971 - USS Tigrone (SS 419) is decommissioned for the third and final time
  •     1985 - USS Providence (SSN 719) is commissioned
  •     1996 - USS Louisiana (SSBN 743) is launched

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