Allied Warships

Halfbeak (SS-352)

Submarine of the Balao class


USS Halfbeak after the war.

NavyThe US Navy
TypeSubmarine
ClassBalao 
Pennant352 
Built byElectric Boat Co. (Groton, Connecticut, U.S.A.) 
Ordered6 Jun 1942 
Laid down6 Jul 1944 
Launched19 Feb 1946 
Commissioned22 Jul 1946 
End service1 Jul 1971 
History

Decommissioned and stricken 1 July 1971.
Sold 13 July 1972 to be broken up for scrap.

 

Commands listed for USS Halfbeak (352)

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1T/Cdr. Evan Tyler Shepard, USN22 Jul 1946Jun 1947 ?

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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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