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Lost USS Pickerel (SS-177)'43

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The Point Casino

7989 NE Salish Ln, Kingston

360) 297-0070

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MONTHLY E-BOARD MEETING

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FRA29, 521 S National Ave, Bremerton, WA

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Lost USS Snook (SS-279)'45

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Lost USS Thresher (SSN-593)'63

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The Dugout

4180 Kitsap Way, Bremerton

360) 813-1112

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Annual Dolphin Dash
NBK Bangor GYM
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Lost USS Gudeon (SS-211)'44

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Tony's Pizza

 4908 Kitsap Way, Bremerton

(360) 479-9117

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MONTHLY GENERAL

MEETING 1000

FRA29, 521 S National Ave, Bremerton, WA

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Lost USS Grenadier (SS-210)'43

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 That One Place

1397 Olney Ave SE,

Port Orchard
(360) 876-4572

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Lost Boats in April USS Pickerel (SS-177) was lost on 3-Apr-1943 with the loss of 74 crew when it was sunk within lume of Shiramuka Light off Honshu. (AKA Shiranuka Light)
Sources: R, D, Ros, SFLM, WDR
Remarks: Ros discusses date discrepancy.

USS Grenadier (SS-210) was scuttled 22-Apr-1943 after serious damage by aircraft near Penang, ~ 10 Miles West of Lem Voalan Strait 61 crew were taken prisoner, 57 survived the war.
Sources: R, D, Ros, SFLM, WDR
Remarks: No losses in the scuttling operation, all crew rescued by Japanese forces.

USS Gudgeon (SS-211) was lost on 18 April-1944 with the loss of 80 crew when it was sunk off Saipan near Maug Island.
Sources: R, D, Ros, SFLM, WDR
Remarks: Loss declared after 14 May 44. Ostlund says his research shows loss northeast of Iwo Jima. On 18 April. WDR date spread 4-7-44 to 5-12-44

USS Snook (SS-279) was lost sometime after 8-Apr-1945 with the loss of 84 crew when it was sunk within 100 miles East of 18 40N; 111 39E, near Hainan Island
Sources: R, D, Ros, SFLM, WDR
Remarks: R states missing after 8 April. Ros states could have been later up to late May. WDR gives date spread of 4-8-45 to 4-20-45

USS Thresher (SSN-593) was lost on 10-Apr-1963 with the loss of 129 crew and yard workers when it was sunk while on sea trials near Isle of Shoals.
Sources: Personal
Remarks: On line handling party when boat left Portsmouth. Dived regularly for survey.

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