Allied Warships

Marlin (SS-205)

Submarine of the Mackerel class


USS Marlin as completed

NavyThe US Navy
TypeSubmarine
ClassMackerel 
Pennant205 
Built byPortsmouth Navy Yard (Kittery, Maine, U.S.A.) 
Ordered1 Jul 1939 
Laid down23 May 1940 
Launched29 Jan 1941 
Commissioned1 Aug 1941 
End service9 Nov 1945 
History

Decommissioned 9 November 1945.
Sold 29 March 1946 to be broken up for scrap.

 

Commands listed for USS Marlin (205)

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CommanderFromTo
1Lt. George Arthur Sharp, Jr., USN1 Aug 19415 Aug 1942
2Paul H. Grouleff, USN5 Aug 1942May 1943
3John Culver Nichols, USNMay 1943May 1944
4John Franklin Walling, USNMay 1944Nov 1944
5Davis Cone, USNNov 19449 Nov 1945

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Notable events involving Marlin include:


21 Mar 1942
USS Marlin departed New London, Connecticut for Casco Bay, Maine.

22 Mar 1942
USS Marlin arrived at Casco Bay, Maine from New London, Connecticut.

17 Apr 1942
USS Marlin departed Casco Bay, Maine for New London, Connecticut.

6 Jan 1943
USS Marlin departed New London, Connecticut for Casco Bay, Maine.

7 Jan 1943
USS Marlin arrived at Casco Bay, Maine from New London, Connecticut.

19 Feb 1943
USS Marlin departed New London, Connecticut for the Portsmouth Navy Yard.

20 Feb 1943
USS Marlin arrived at the Portsmouth Navy Yard from New London, Connecticut for a refit.

22 May 1943
With her refit completed, USS Marlin, departed the Portsmouth Navy Yard for New London, Connecticut.

23 May 1943
USS Marlin arrived at New London, Connecticut from the Portsmouth Navy Yard.

6 Dec 1944
USS Marlin arrived at New London, Connecticut from the Portsmouth Navy Yard.

29 May 1945
USS Marlin departed New London, Connecticut for Casco Bay, Maine.

30 May 1945
USS Marlin arrived at Casco Bay, Maine from New London, Connecticut.

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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