USS Trout

CountryUnited States
Ship ClassTambor-class Submarine
Hull NumberSS-202

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USS Trout Operational Timeline

2 Dec 1941 American submarine USS Trout began a "simulated war patrol" off Midway.
9 Feb 1942 USS Trout sank Japanese auxiliary gunboat Chuwa Maru 50 miles northeast of Taiwan.
11 Apr 1942 USS Trout damaged Japanese tanker Nisshin Maru 5 miles off the southern coast of Japan.
2 May 1942 USS Trout sank Japanese freighter Uzan Maru 134 miles southwest of Tokyo, Japan.
4 May 1942 USS Trout sank Japanese auxiliary gunboat Kongosan Maru southeast of Japan.
21 Sep 1942 USS Trout sank Japanese auxiliary net layer Koei Maru 55 miles south of Truk, Caroline Islands.
29 Feb 1944 The US submarine Trout was reported missing, presumed sunk, whilst on patrol northwest of the Philippine Islands.

Photographs

After arriving in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii in early Mar 1942, USS Trout crew members stacked 20 tons of gold bars evacuated from Corregidor, Philippines on the submarine’s deck for transfer to the USS Detroit.US Navy Adms R. English & C. Nimitz at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, United States as USS Trout returned with 2 POWs from the sunken Japanese cruiser Mikuma, 14 Jun 1942Aerial view of drydocks at Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii, 28 Jul 1942. By this time the drydock facilities had doubled since the air attack. Note that, unlike in 1941, the drydocks are protected with anti-torpedo booms.Aerial view of Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, US Territory of Hawaii, 28 Jul 1942




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After arriving in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii in early Mar 1942, USS Trout crew members stacked 20 tons of gold bars evacuated from Corregidor, Philippines on the submarine’s deck for transfer to the USS Detroit.
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