Allied Warships

Stickleback (SS-415)

Submarine of the Balao class

USS Stickleback as modified after World War Two.

NavyThe US Navy
Built byMare Island Navy Yard (Vallejo, California, U.S.A.) 
Ordered8 Jun 1942 
Laid down1 Mar 1944 
Launched1 Jan 1945 
Commissioned29 Mar 1945 
Lost28 May 1958 

Decommissioned 26 June 1946.
Laid up in the Pacific Reserve Fleet.
Recommissioned 6 September 1951.
Rammed by USS Silverstein (DE 534) 28 May 1958 of Hawaii, while conducting training operations.
The ship sank from damage sustained in collision.


Commands listed for USS Stickleback (415)

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1Lt.Cdr. Harley Kent Nauman, USN1 May 19459 Sep 1945

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Notable events involving Stickleback include:

6 Aug 1945
USS Stickleback (Cmdr Lawrence G. Bernard) departed from Guam for her 1st war patrol, and was ordered to patrol in the Sea of Japan.

9 Sep 1945
USS Stickleback (Cmdr Lawrence G. Bernard) ended her 1st war patrol at Guam.

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U. S. Submarines in World War II

Kimmett, Larry and Regis, Margaret
($ 39.90)

U.S. Submarines Through 1945

Friedman, Norman
($ 59.03)
(£ 56.95)
(EUR 58.49)

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