Submarine tender USS Proteus with submarines Bang, Pintado, and Pilotfish at Midway Atoll, 15 May 1944

Caption   Submarine tender USS Proteus with submarines Bang, Pintado, and Pilotfish at Midway Atoll, 15 May 1944 ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States Navy Naval History and Heritage Command
Identification Code   NH 93498
More on...   
Midway Bases   Main article  Photos  
Bang   Main article  Photos  
Pilotfish   Main article  Photos  
Pintado   Main article  Photos  
Proteus   Main article  Photos  
Photos on Same Day 15 May 1944
Photos at Same Place Midway, US Pacific Islands
Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 16 Dec 2011

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Visitor Submitted Comments

1. Lee W. says:
8 Oct 2016 09:10:10 PM

The Proteus is worthy of an article herself. After serving in WWII, she underwent modifications so that she could service ballistic missle submarines. She was retired in 1994.

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WW2-Era Place Name Midway, US Pacific Islands
Lat/Long 28.2014, -177.3814


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