ShadTwo submarines of US Navy Submarine Squadron 50 at Rosneath, Scotland, United Kingdom, circa 7 Dec 1942; sub possibilities were USS Barb, USS Blackfish, USS Herring, USS Shad, USS Gunnel, and USS GurnardShad at Bethlehem Shipbuilding in San Francisco, 26 Jan 1944Bow view of Shad, off San Francisco, circa Spring 1944
Shad's launching ceremony, 15 Apr 1942Two submarines of US Navy Submarine Squadron 50 at Rosneath, Scotland, United Kingdom, circa 7 Dec 1942; sub possibilities were USS Barb, USS Blackfish, USS Herring, USS Shad, USS Gunnel, and USS GurnardShad at Bethlehem Shipbuilding in San Francisco, 26 Jan 1944Bow view of Shad, off San Francisco, circa Spring 1944
Shad off San Francisco Bay, 21 Mar 1944Shad awaiting scrapping in Boston, 1961
Shad off San Francisco Bay, 21 Mar 1944Shad awaiting scrapping in Boston, 1961
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