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Spearfish

CountryUnited States
Ship ClassSargo-class Submarine
Hull NumberSS-190

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Spearfish Operational Timeline

17 Jul 1939 Submarine USS Spearfish was commissioned into service.
25 Apr 1942 USS Spearfish sank Japanese freighter Toba Maru near the mouth of the Lingayen Gulf in the Philippine Islands.
3 May 1942 USS Spearfish arrived at Corregidor, Philippine Islands and evacuated 27 military, nursing, and civilian personnel. This would be the last US Navy evacuation mission out of Corregidor before the surrender.

Photographs

Aerial view of the Pearl Harbor Submarine Base with the supply depot on the Kuahua Peninsula in upper center, 13 Oct 1941. Note the building in the lower left with a roof painted to resemble two smaller buildings.US submarines Bashaw, Mingo, Dragonet, Guavina, Sunfish, Sargo, Spearfish, and Saury at Mare Island Naval Shipyard, California, United States, 6 Dec 1945
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Submarine Spearfish (SS-190) Photo Gallery
Aerial view of the Pearl Harbor Submarine Base with the supply depot on the Kuahua Peninsula in upper center, 13 Oct 1941. Note the building in the lower left with a roof painted to resemble two smaller buildings.US submarines Bashaw, Mingo, Dragonet, Guavina, Sunfish, Sargo, Spearfish, and Saury at Mare Island Naval Shipyard, California, United States, 6 Dec 1945
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