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Steelhead

CountryUnited States
Ship ClassGato-class Submarine
Hull NumberSS-280

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Submarine Steelhead (SS-280) Interactive Map

Steelhead Operational Timeline

10 Jul 1943 USS Steelhead damaged Japanese escort carrier Unyo near Truk, Caroline Islands.
6 Oct 1943 Submarine USS Steelhead initiated a torpedo attack against the 10,000-ton fleet tanker Kazuhaya northeast of Truk scoring three hits. USS Tinosa followed up with six torpedo hits, causing the tanker to sink by the stern.

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52 submarines and 4 submarine tenders of the US Navy Reserve Fleet, Mare Island Navy Yard, California, United States, circa Jan 1946Submarines Sawfish, Pargo, Puffer, and Steelhead at Mare Island Naval Shipyard, California, United States, 14 Feb 1947




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52 submarines and 4 submarine tenders of the US Navy Reserve Fleet, Mare Island Navy Yard, California, United States, circa Jan 1946Submarines Sawfish, Pargo, Puffer, and Steelhead at Mare Island Naval Shipyard, California, United States, 14 Feb 1947


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