Allied Warships

Ling (SS-297)

Submarine of the Balao class


USS Ling as completed.

NavyThe US Navy
TypeSubmarine
ClassBalao 
Pennant297 
Built byCramp Shipbuilding Co. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.) 
Ordered24 Dec 1941 
Laid down2 Nov 1942 
Launched15 Aug 1943 
Commissioned8 Jun 1945 
End service26 Oct 1946 
History

Decommissioned 26 October 1946.
Laid up in the Atlantic Reserve Fleet.
Assigned to Naval Reserve Training duty at Brooklyn, New York from March 1960.
Stricken 1 December 1971.
USS Ling was placed on permanent display as a memorial at Hackensack, New Jersey on 28 June 1972.

 

Commands listed for USS Ling (297)

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CommanderFromTo
1T/Cdr. George Garvie Molumphy, USN8 Jun 1945Jan 1946

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6 Jul 1945
USS Ling (Cdr. G.G. Molumphy, USN) departed the Boston Navy Yard and arrived at the Portsmouth Navy Yard.

18 Jul 1945
USS Ling (Cdr. G.G. Molumphy, USN) departed the the Portsmouth Navy Yard and arrived at the Boston Navy Yard.

21 Jul 1945
USS Ling (Cdr. G.G. Molumphy, USN) departed the Boston Navy Yard and arrived at the Portsmouth Navy Yard.

26 Jul 1945
USS Ling (Cdr. G.G. Molumphy, USN) departed the the Portsmouth Navy Yard and arrived at the Boston Navy Yard.

29 Jul 1945
USS Ling (Cdr. G.G. Molumphy, USN) departed the Boston Navy Yard and arrived at Newport, Rhode Island for torpedo trials.

1 Aug 1945
Having completed her torpedo trials, USS Ling (Cdr. G.G. Molumphy, USN), arrived at New London Connecticut for further outfitting at the Electric Boat Company.

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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