Allied Warships

Menhaden (SS-377)

Submarine of the Balao class

USS Menhaden very late in her career.

NavyThe US Navy
Built byManitowoc Shipbuilding Co. (Manitowoc, Wisconsin, U.S.A.) 
Ordered6 Jun 1942 
Laid down21 Jun 1944 
Launched20 Dec 1944 
Commissioned22 Jun 1945 
End service13 Aug 1971 

Decommissioned 31 May 1946.
Laid up in the Pacific Reserve Fleet.
Recommissioned 7 August 1951.
Decommissioned 13 August 1952.
Recommissioned 6 March 1953.
Decommissioned 13 August 1971.
Stricken 15 August 1973.
Sunk as a target in August 1973.


Commands listed for USS Menhaden (377)

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1T/Cdr. David Hayward McClintock, USN22 Jun 1945

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Notable events involving Menhaden include:

27 Jul 1945
USS Menhaden (Cdr. D.H. McClintock, USN) departed New Orleans, Louisiana for the Panama Canal Zone.

1 Aug 1945
USS Menhaden (Cdr. D.H. McClintock, USN) arrived in the Panama Canal Zone.

1 Sep 1945
After a period of training USS Menhaden (Cdr. D.H. McClintock, USN) departed the Panama Canal Zone for Pearl Harbour.

16 Sep 1945
USS Menhaden (Cdr. D.H. McClintock, USN) arrived at Pearl Harbour from the Panama Canal Zone.

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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