Allied Warships

Clamagore (SS-343)

Submarine of the Balao class


USS Clamagore as modified after the war.

NavyThe US Navy
TypeSubmarine
ClassBalao 
Pennant343 
Built byElectric Boat Co. (Groton, Connecticut, U.S.A.) 
Ordered6 Jun 1942 
Laid down16 Mar 1944 
Launched25 Feb 1945 
Commissioned28 Jun 1945 
End service12 Jun 1975 
History

Decommissioned 12 June 1975.
Stricken 27 June 1975.
Museum Ship at Patriot's Point, Charleston, South Carolina.

 

Commands listed for USS Clamagore (343)

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1T/Cdr. Samuel Colby Loomis, USN28 Jun 1945

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Notable events involving Clamagore include:


18 Jul 1945
USS Clamagore (Cdr. S.C. Loomis, USN) departed New London, Connecticut for Newport, Rhode Island for torpedo trials.

19 Jul 1945
USS Clamagore (Cdr. S.C. Loomis, USN) arived at Newport, Rhode Island from New London, Connecticut for torpedo trials.

21 Jul 1945
Having completed her torpedo trials, USS Clamagore (Cdr. S.C. Loomis, USN), departed Newport, Rhode Island and arrived at New London, Connecticut.

10 Aug 1945
USS Clamagore (Cdr. S.C. Loomis, USN) departed New London, Connecticut for the Panama Canal Zone.

18 Aug 1945
USS Clamagore (Cdr. S.C. Loomis, USN) arrived in the Panama Canal Zone from New London, Connecticut.

1 Sep 1945
USS Clamagore (Cdr. S.C. Loomis, USN) departed the Panama Canal Zone for Key West, Florida.

5 Sep 1945
USS Clamagore (Cdr. S.C. Loomis, USN) arrived at Key West, Florida from the Panama Canal Zone. She departed Key West for Port Everglades, Florida later the same day.

6 Sep 1945
USS Clamagore (Cdr. S.C. Loomis, USN) arrived at Port Everglades, Florida from Key West, Florida.

Media links


U. S. Submarines in World War II

Kimmett, Larry and Regis, Margaret


U.S. Submarines Through 1945

Friedman, Norman


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