USS Seawolf

CountryUnited States
Ship ClassSargo-class Submarine
Hull NumberSS-197

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USS Seawolf Operational Timeline

14 Dec 1941 USS Seawolf fired a torpedo at Japanese seaplane carrier Sanyo Maru off Aparri, Philippine Islands; the torpedo hit its target but failed to detonate.
27 Jan 1942 American submarine USS Seawolf delivered 37 tons of .30 caliber ammunition to the US troops at Corregidor in the Philippine Islands. Upon departure, the submarine took on 25 pilots, spare submarine parts, and 16 torpedoes.
15 Jun 1942 USS Seawolf sank Japanese auxiliary gunboat Nampo Maru 10 miles north of Lubang Island and west of the opening of Manila Bay in the Philippine Islands.
14 Aug 1942 USS Seawolf sank Japanese passenger-cargo ship Hachigen Maru in the Sibitu Passage between Borneo and Sulu, Philippine Islands.
25 Aug 1942 USS Seawolf sank Japanese transport Showa Maru 50 miles east of Borneo, Dutch East Indies.
3 Oct 1944 The US submarine Seawolf was sunk by depth charges fired from the destroyer escort USS Richard M. Rowell off Morotai, Maluku Islands, Dutch East Indies.

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A Japanese ship sinking, seen from USS SeawolfA Japanese ship sinking, seen from USS SeawolfJapanese Patrol Boat #39 sinking after being torpedoed by American submarine Seawolf, 23 Apr 1943; seen from SeawolfJapanese Patrol Boat #39 sinking after being torpedoed by American submarine Seawolf, 23 Apr 1943; seen from Seawolf




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