Allied Warships

Diodon (SS-349)

Submarine of the Balao class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeSubmarine
ClassBalao 
Pennant349 
Built byElectric Boat Co. (Groton, Connecticut, U.S.A.) 
Ordered6 Jun 1942 
Laid down1 Jun 1944 
Launched10 Sep 1945 
Commissioned18 Mar 1946 
End service15 Jan 1971 
History

Decommissioned and stricken 15 January 1971.
Sold to be broken up for scrap 12 May 1972. 

Commands listed for USS Diodon (349)

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CommanderFromTo
1T/Lt.Cdr. James Monroe Hingson, USN18 Mar 1946mid 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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