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USS S-27

CountryUnited States
Ship ClassS-class Submarine
Hull NumberSS-132

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USS S-27 Operational Timeline

19 Jun 1942 USS S-27 ran aground off Amchitka Island, Aleutian Islands at 0043 hours. The crew of 42 destroyed equipment on the submarine and burned classified papers departing the submarine at 1600 hours.
21 Jun 1942 USS S-27, which had run aground two days prior off Amchitka Island, Aleutian Islands, was discovered filled with chlorine gas, thus she was now regarded as officially abandoned.
24 Jun 1942 A PBY Catalina piloted by Lieutenant (jg) Julius Raven discovered and rescued 15 survivors of USS S-27 off Amchitka Island, Aleutian Islands.
25 Jun 1942 Three PBY Catalina aircraft rescued survivors of USS S-27 off Amchitka Island, Aleutian Islands.




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