Sealion (i) (SS-195)
Submarine of the Sargo class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Electric Boat Co. (Groton, Connecticut, U.S.A.)|
|Laid down||20 Jun 1938|
|Launched||25 May 1939|
|Commissioned||27 Nov 1939|
|Lost||25 Dec 1941|
On 10 December 1941 USS Sealion (Lt.Cdr. Richard George Voge, USN) was heavily damaged by Japanese aircraft at Cavite Navy Yard in the Philippines while undergoing a regular overhaul. 5 of her crew died in the bombing attack.
She was scuttled at the Cavite Navy Yard on 25 December 1941 to prevent her capture by the advancing Japanese.
Commands listed for USS Sealion (i) (195)
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|1||Lt. Julian Knox Morrison, Jr., USN||27 Nov 1939||11 Feb 1940 (+)|
|2||Lt.Cdr. Richard George Voge, USN||14 Feb 1940||10 Dec 1941|
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