USS Guardfish

CountryUnited States
Ship ClassGato-class Submarine
Hull NumberSS-217

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USS Guardfish Operational Timeline

24 Aug 1942 USS Guardfish sank Japanese passenger-cargo ship Seikai Maru off Sendai, Japan.
2 Sep 1942 USS Guardfish sank Japanese freighter Teikyu Maru 13 miles off of Hokkaido, Japan at 0844 hours.
4 Sep 1942 USS Guardfish attacked a Japanese convoy off Kuji, Japan, sinking freighter Kaimei Maru and passenger-cargo ship Tenyu Maru. Guardfish continued to pursue the convoy, sinking freighter Chita Maru with a torpedo inside of Kuji harbor.
16 Jul 1944 Submarines USS Guardfish, USS Piranha, and USS Thresher attacked Japanese convoy Tama 21C, en route from Takao in Taiwan to Manila in the Philippine Islands; 4 ships were sunk, 2 ships were damaged.
17 Jul 1944 Task Group 17.16 (USS Guardfish, USS Piranha, and USS Thresher) sank a freighter and a cargo ship in the South China Sea.




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