Allied Warships

Mero (SS-378)

Submarine of the Balao class

USS Mero as completed.

NavyThe US Navy
Built byManitowoc Shipbuilding Co. (Manitowoc, Wisconsin, U.S.A.) 
Ordered6 Jun 1942 
Laid down22 Jul 1944 
Launched17 Jan 1945 
Commissioned17 Aug 1945 
End service15 Jun 1946 

Decommissioned 15 June 1946.
Laid up in the Pacific Reserve Fleet.
Transferred 20 April 1960 to Turkey being renamed Hizir Reis (S-344).
Sticken by the Turkish navy in 1977 and used for spare parts.


Commands listed for USS Mero (378)

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1T/Cdr. John Henderson Turner, USN17 Aug 1945

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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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