USS Plunger

CountryUnited States
Ship ClassPorpoise-class Submarine
Hull NumberSS-179


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USS Plunger Operational Timeline

18 Jan 1942 USS Plunger sank Japanese freighter Eizan Maru 23 miles off Honshu, Japan.
30 Jun 1942 USS Plunger sank Japanese ship Unkai Maru No. 5 70 miles southeast of Shanghai, China.
2 Jul 1942 USS Plunger sank Japanese transport ship Unyo Maru No. 3 80 miles east of Shanghai, China.
3 Nov 1942 USS Plunger attacked Tenryu off Santa Isabel Island, Solomon Islands; both torpedoes missed.


Kinai Maru sinking, photographed by USS PlungerKinai Maru, photographed by USS Plunger, just prior to her sinkingUSS Pollack and USS Plunger at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, Kittery, Maine, United States, circa Apr 1937US Navy officers inspecting USS Permit, New York, United States, circa late 1937; note USS Pollack and USS Plunger flanking USS Permit
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Submarine USS Plunger (SS-179) Photo Gallery
Kinai Maru sinking, photographed by USS Plunger
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