Allied Warships

Tigrone (SS-419)

Submarine of the Tench class


USS Tigrone shortly after the Second World War.

NavyThe US Navy
TypeSubmarine
ClassTench 
Pennant419 
Built byPortsmouth Navy Yard (Kittery, Maine, U.S.A.) 
Ordered22 Feb 1943 
Laid down8 May 1944 
Launched20 Jul 1944 
Commissioned25 Oct 1944 
End service27 Jun 1975 
History

Decommissioned 30 March 1946.
Recommissioned 1 November 1948.
Decommissioned 1 November 1957.
Laid up in the Atlantic Reserve Fleet.
Recommissioned 10 March 1962.
Decommissioned and stricken 27 June 1975.
Sunk as a target on 25 October 1976.

 

Commands listed for USS Tigrone (419)

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CommanderFromTo
1Cdr. Hiram Cassedy, USN25 Oct 194412 Jul 1945
2Lt.Cdr. Vincent Edward Schumacher, USN12 Jul 194512 Sep 1945

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Notable events involving Tigrone include:


6 Dec 1944
USS Tigrone (Cdr. H. Cassedy, USN) arrived at Newport, Rhode Island from the Portsmouth Navy Yard for her torpedo trials.

9 Dec 1944
With her torpedo trials completed, USS Tigrone (Cdr. H. Cassedy, USN), arrived at New London, Connecticut from Newport, Rhode Island.

31 Dec 1944
With her trials and initial training completed USS Tigrone (Cdr. H. Cassedy) departed from New London bound for the sound school at Key West.

31 Dec 1944
USS Tigrone (Cdr. H. Cassedy, USN) departed New London, Connecticut for Key West, Florida.

6 Jan 1945
USS Tigrone (Cdr. H. Cassedy, USN) arrived at Key West, Florida.

16 Jan 1945
USS Tigrone (Cdr. H. Cassedy, USN) departed from Key West bound for the Panama Canal Zone.

16 Jan 1945
USS Tigrone (Cdr. H. Cassedy, USN) departed Key West, Florida for the Panama Canal Zone.

20 Jan 1945
USS Tigrone (Cdr. H. Cassedy, USN) arrived in the Panama Canal Zone.

31 Jan 1945
USS Tigrone (Cdr. H. Cassedy, USN) departed the Panama Canal Zone for Pearl Harbor.

16 Feb 1945
USS Tigrone (Cdr. H. Cassedy) arrived at Pearl Harbor.

9 Mar 1945
USS Tigrone (Cdr. H. Cassedy) departed from Pearl Harbor for her 1st war patrol. She was ordered to proceed to Guam.

19 Mar 1945
USS Tigrone (Cdr. H. Cassedy) arrived at Guam.

21 Mar 1945
USS Tigrone (Cdr. H. Cassedy) departed from Guam for her patrol area in the South China Sea.

24 Apr 1945
USS Tigrone (Cdr. H. Cassedy) ended her 1st war patrol at Guam.

19 May 1945
USS Tigrone (Cdr. H. Cassedy) departed from Guam bound for Saipan.

20 May 1945
USS Tigrone (Cdr. H. Cassedy) departed from Saipan for her 2nd war patrol. She was ordered to patrol south of Honshu, Japan.

27 May 1945
USS Tigrone (Cdr. H. Cassedy) sank the Japanese guard boat Yawata Maru No.3 (19 GRT) with gunfire off Tori Jima in position 29°24'N, 141°01'E.

3 Jul 1945
USS Tigrone (Cdr. H. Cassedy) ended her 2nd war patrol at Guam

31 Jul 1945
USS Tigrone (Lt.Cdr. V.E. Schumacher) departed from Guam for her 3rd war patrol. She was ordered to patrol east of Honshu, Japan.

31 Aug 1945
USS Tigrone (Lt.Cdr. V.E. Schumacher) enters Tokyo Bay.

2 Sep 1945
USS Tigrone (Lt.Cdr. V.E. Schumacher) departed from Tokyo Bay bound for Pearl Harbor.

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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