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Skate

CountryUnited States
Ship ClassBalao-class Submarine
Hull NumberSS-305
Builder NameMare Island Navy Yard

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Skate Operational Timeline

10 Jun 1945 USS Skate sank Japanese submarine I-222 in the Sea of Japan.

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The National Ensign raised aboard submarine Skate, 15 Apr 1943; Seahorse at left & Sargo at rightFive of Hydeman
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1. Bill Hill says:
17 Jan 2017 12:02:30 PM

My Dad was on the 7th war patrol of USS Skate SS 305 into the Sea of Japan . His name is Joe Hill Torpedomen in the aft torpedo room . Anyone serve with him or any son who's Dad was on that patrol please contact me . God Bless this great county & those that fought for my Freedom . Bill Hill

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The National Ensign raised aboard submarine Skate, 15 Apr 1943; Seahorse at left & Sargo at rightFive of Hydeman
See all 5 photographs of Submarine Skate (SS-305)


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