Allied Warships

Corporal (SS-346)

Submarine of the Balao class


USS Corporal as modified after the war.

NavyThe US Navy
TypeSubmarine
ClassBalao 
Pennant346 
Built byElectric Boat Co. (Groton, Connecticut, U.S.A.) 
Ordered6 Jun 1942 
Laid down27 Apr 1944 
Launched10 Jun 1945 
Commissioned9 Nov 1945 
End service21 Nov 1973 
History

Decommissioned, stricken and transferred to Turkey 21 November 1973 being renamed TCG Ikinci Inonu (S-333).
Stricken by the Turkish Navy in 1996.

 

Commands listed for USS Corporal (346)

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CommanderFromTo
1T/Cdr. Edward Ellis Shelby, USN9 Nov 19457 Jan 1946

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Commissioned after the Second World War.

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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