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Base Storekeeper Visits TTF Bangor

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Lost USS Seawolf (SS-197)'44

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Kelly's19th Hole

 Bar and Grill

2171 Erlands Beach Loop NW

(360) 813-3501

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MONTHLY E-BOARD MEETING

0900

FRA29, 521 S National Ave, Bremerton, WA

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Lost USS S-44 (SS-155)'43

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Soup Down 1130

  Olive Garden
3204 NW Randall Way
Silverdale

 (360) 613-0207

Lost USS Wahoo (SS-238)'43

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Lost USS Dorado (SS-248)'43

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Lost USS Escolar (SS-294)'44

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Soup Down 1130

Los Cabos Grill

421 Wheaton Way

Bremerton

(360) 373-1320

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MONTHLY GENERAL

MEETING 1000

FRA29, 521 S National Ave, Bremerton, WA

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Lost USS Shark (SS-314)'44

Lost USS Darter (SS-227)'44

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Soup Down 1130

Horse and Cow

 Pub and Grill

536 4th St, Bremerton

360-627-9843

Lost USS Tang (SS-306)'44

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Lost Boats in October: USS O-5 (SS-66) was lost on 11-Oct-1923 with the loss of 2 crew when it was sunk after collision with SS ABABGAREZ (United Fruit) off Panama Canal.
Sources: R, D, Ros, SFLM
Remarks: Hull raised and scrapped.

USS S-44 (SS-155) was lost on 7-Oct-1943 with the loss of 56 crew when it was sunk on 5th patrol off Paramushiru, Kuriles (Northern); One day out of Attu (2 men were taken prisoner, both survived the war).
Sources: R, D, Ros, SFLM, WDR

USS Wahoo (SS-238) was lost on 11-Oct-1943 with the loss of 79 crew when it was sunk in or near La Perouse Strait.
Sources: R, D, Ros, SFLM, WDR
Remarks: The Wahoo has been found and verified by the US Navy. Photos HERE

USS Dorado (SS-248) was lost on 12-Oct-1943 with the loss of 78 crew when it was sunk in Western Atlantic, possibly near Cuba
Sources: R, D, Ros, SFLM, WDR
Remarks: Ship not found and demise is speculated as either being caused by an unknown U-boat, a patrolling B-24 or by accident.

USS Escolar (SS-294) was lost on or after 17-Oct-1944 with the loss of 82 crew when it was sunk somewhere east of 33 44N; 127 33E; heading for 33 44N; 124 06E.
Sources: R, D, Ros, SFLM, WDR
Remarks: Declared lost sometime after 13 November 1944, later revised. WDR gives date spread as 10-17-44 to 11-3-44

USS Shark (SS-314) was lost on 24-Oct-1944 with the loss of 90 crew when it was sunk in channel midway between Hainan and Bashi Channel; 20 41N; 118 27E.
Sources: R, D, Ros, SFLM, WDR
Remarks: R states sinking off Southern Formosa.

USS Seawolf (SS-197) was lost on 3-Oct-1944 with the loss of 102 crew when it was sunk just north of Morotai, between PI and Indonesia, by USS Rowell; 02 32 N; 129 18E.
Sources: R, D, Ros, SFLM, WDR
Remarks: Sunk by own forces in submarine safety zone.

USS Tang (SS-306) was lost on 25-Oct-1944 with the loss of 83 crew when it was sunk in north end of Formosa Strait in vicinity of Turnabout Island. (Nine of the crew were taken prisoner and survived the war).
Sources: R, D, Ros, SFLM, WDR
Remarks: In diveable water in PRC territory

USS Darter (SS-227) was lost on 24-Oct-1944 when it became grounded on Bombay Shoal off Palawan then was destroyed. All the crew were rescued by USS Dace.
Sources: R, D, Ros, SFLM, WDR
Remarks: Portions of hull remained as of 1998
 

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