Allied Warships

Sabalo (SS-302)

Submarine of the Balao class

USS Sabalo as modified after the war.

NavyThe US Navy
Built byCramp Shipbuilding Co. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.) 
Ordered24 Dec 1941 
Laid down5 Jun 1943 
Launched4 Jun 1944 
Commissioned19 Jun 1945 
End service1 Jul 1971 

Decommissioned 7 August 1946.
Laid up in the Atlantic Reserve Fleet.
Recommissioned 1 June 1951.
Decommissioned and stricken 1 July 1971.
Sunk during tests off San Diego, California in February 1973.


Commands listed for USS Sabalo (302)

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1T/Lt.Cdr. James Gold Andrews, USN19 Jun 194521 Jun 1946

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Notable events involving Sabalo include:

29 Jun 1945
USS Sabalo (Lt.Cdr. J.G. Andrews, USN) departed Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for New London, Connecticut.

30 Jun 1945
USS Sabalo (Lt.Cdr. J.G. Andrews, USN) arrived at New London, Connecticut from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

27 Jul 1945
USS Sabalo (Lt.Cdr. J.G. Andrews, USN) was put on the slipway at New London, Connecticut.

3 Aug 1945
USS Sabalo (Lt.Cdr. J.G. Andrews, USN) was put back in the water.

Media links

U. S. Submarines in World War II

Kimmett, Larry and Regis, Margaret

U.S. Submarines Through 1945

Friedman, Norman
(£ 56.95)

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