Submarine of the Balao class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Manitowoc Shipbuilding Co. (Manitowoc, Wisconsin, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||6 Jun 1942|
|Laid down||30 May 1944|
|Launched||9 Nov 1944|
|Commissioned||30 Apr 1945|
|End service||1 Jan 1947|
Decommissioned 1 January 1947.
Commands listed for USS Mapiro (376)
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|1||T/Cdr. Vincent Ambrose Sisler, Jr., USN||30 Apr 1945|
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Notable events involving Mapiro include:
31 May 1945
USS Mapiro (Cdr. V.A. Sisler, Jr., USN) departed New Orleans, Louisiana for the Panama Canal Zone.
5 Jun 1945
USS Mapiro (Cdr. V.A. Sisler, Jr., USN) arrived in the Panama Canal Zone from New Orleans, Louisiana.
28 Jun 1945
After a period of training, USS Mapiro (Cdr. V.A. Sisler, Jr., USN), departed the Panama Canal Zone for Pearl Harbour.
15 Jul 1945
USS Mapiro (Cdr. V.A. Sisler, Jr., USN) arrived at Pearl Harbor.
4 Aug 1945
USS Mapiro (Cdr. V.A. Sisler, Jr.) departed from Pearl Harbor for her 1st war patrol. She was ordered to proceed to Saipan.
15 Aug 1945
USS Mapiro (Cdr. V.A. Sisler, Jr.) ended her 1st war patrol at Saipan due to the Japanese surrender.
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