Submarine of the Tench class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Portsmouth Navy Yard (Kittery, Maine, U.S.A.)|
|Laid down||10 Jul 1944|
|Launched||5 Nov 1944|
|Commissioned||17 Mar 1945|
|End service||15 Dec 1971|
Decommissioned and stricken 15 December 1971.
Commands listed for USS Cutlass (478)
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|1||Cdr. Herbert Lollis Jukes, USN||17 Mar 1945|
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Noteable events involving Cutlass include:
17 Jul 1945
USS Cutlass (Cdr. H.L. Jukes) departed from Pearl Harbor for her 1st war patrol. She was ordered to patrol of the Kuril Islands.
21 Jul 1945
USS Cutlass (Cdr. H.L. Jukes) arrived at Midway for further training and some minor repairs
9 Aug 1945
USS Cutlass (Cdr. H.L. Jukes) departed from Midway for her patrol area of the Kurils.
27 Aug 1945
USS Cutlass (Cdr. H.L. Jukes) arrived at Midway. She departed from for Pearl Harbour the same day.
31 Aug 1945
USS Cutlass (Cdr. H.L. Jukes) ended her 1st war patrol at Pearl Harbour.