Allied Warships

Hackleback (SS-295)

Submarine of the Balao class


USS Hackleback as completed.

NavyThe US Navy
TypeSubmarine
ClassBalao 
Pennant295 
Built byCramp Shipbuilding Co. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.) 
Ordered24 Dec 1941 
Laid down15 Aug 1942 
Launched30 May 1943 
Commissioned7 Nov 1944 
End service20 Mar 1946 
History

Decommissioned 20 March 1946.
Laid up in the Pacific Reserve Fleet.
Stricken 1 March 1967.
Sold 4 December 1968 to be broken up for scrap.

 

Commands listed for USS Hackleback (295)

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1Lt.Cdr. Frederick Emery Janney, USN7 Nov 194423 Aug 1945

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Notable events involving Hackleback include:


13 Nov 1944
USS Hackleback (Lt.Cdr. F.E. Janney, USN) arrived at New London, Connecticut from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

26 Nov 1944
USS Hackleback (Lt.Cdr. F.E. Janney, USN) departed New London, Connecticut for Newport, Rhode Island for torpedo trials.

29 Nov 1944
With her torpedo trials completed, USS Hackleback (Lt.Cdr. F.E. Janney, USN), returned to New London, Connecticut from Newport, Rhode Island.

18 Dec 1944
USS Hackleback (Lt.Cdr. F.E. Janney, USN) departed New London, Connecticut for Key West, Florida.

24 Dec 1944
USS Hackleback (Lt.Cdr. F.E. Janney, USN) arrived at Key West, Florida from New London, Connecticut.

8 Jan 1945
USS Hackleback (Lt.Cdr. F.E. Janney, USN) departed Key West, Florida for the Panama Canal Zone.

12 Jan 1945
USS Hackleback (Lt.Cdr. F.E. Janney, USN) arrived in the Panama Canal Zone.

25 Jan 1945
With her trials and initial training completed USS Hackleback (Lt.Cdr. Frederick Emery Janney) departed from the Panama Canal Zone bound for Pearl Harbor.

25 Jan 1945
USS Hackleback (Lt.Cdr. F.E. Janney, USN) departed the Panama Canal Zone for Pearl Harbour.

6 Mar 1945
USS Hackleback (Lt.Cdr. Frederick E. Janney) departed from Pearl Harbor for her 1st war patrol, and was ordered to patrol in the Bungo Straits area.

26 Apr 1945
USS Hackleback (Lt.Cdr. F.E. Janney) ended her 1st war patrol at Midway.

21 May 1945
USS Hackleback (Lt.Cdr. F.E. Janney) departed from Midway for her 2nd war patrol. She was ordered to patrol off the Ryukyu Islands.

12 Jul 1945
USS Hackleback (Lt.Cdr. F.E. Janney) ended her 2nd war patrol at Guam.

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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