Submarine of the Gato class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Electric Boat Co. (Groton, Connecticut, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||9 Sep 1940|
|Laid down||21 Sep 1942|
|Launched||9 May 1943|
|Commissioned||6 Aug 1943|
|Lost||16 Nov 1943|
|Loss position||05.05N, 151.10E|
USS Corvina (Cmdr Roderick Shanahan Rooney) was torpedoed and sunk while on her 1st war patrol by the Japanese submarine I-176 (offsite link) south off Truk in position 05º05'N, 151º10'E. There were no survivors.
Commands listed for USS Corvina (226)
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|1||Cdr. Roderick Shanahan Rooney, USN||6 Aug 1943||16 Nov 1943 (+)|
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Noteable events involving Corvina include:
18 Sep 1943
With her trails and training completed USS Corvina (Cmdr Roderick Shanahan Rooney) departed from New London bound for Pearl Harbor.
14 Oct 1943
USS Corvina (Cmdr Roderick Shanahan Rooney) arrived at Pearl Harbor.
4 Nov 1943
USS Corvina (Cmdr Roderick Shanahan Rooney) departed from Pearl Harbor for her 1st war patrol, and was ordered to patrol in the Caroline Islands area off Truk.
6 Nov 1943
USS Corvina (Cmdr Roderick Shanahan Rooney) refuels at Johnston Island.