Saury

CountryUnited States
Ship ClassSargo-class Submarine
Hull NumberSS-189

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11 Sep 1942 USS Saury sank Japanese auxiliary aircraft transport Kanto Maru with 3 torpedoes in the Makassar Strait in the Dutch East Indies at 2100 hours, killing 39.
26 May 1943 US submarine USS Saury (SS-189) commanded by Commander Anthony Henry Dropp sighted and attacked a Japanese convoy south of Kyushu island, Japan at about 1000 hours. The Saury fire three torpedoes of which two hit and sank the Japanese 2,351-ton transport Kagi Maru just north of Amami Oshima, Nansei Shoto (Ryukyu Islands), Japan. The counter-attacks by the convoy escorts were ineffective and the submarine withdrew unharmed.

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Aerial view of the Pearl Harbor Submarine Base with the supply depot on the Kuahua Peninsula in upper center, 13 Oct 1941. Note the building in the lower left with a roof painted to resemble two smaller buildings.US submarines Bashaw, Mingo, Dragonet, Guavina, Sunfish, Sargo, Spearfish, and Saury at Mare Island Naval Shipyard, California, United States, 6 Dec 1945Inactivated submarines at Mare Island Naval Shipyard, California, United States, early 1946Inactivated submarines at Mare Island Naval Shipyard, California, United States, 3 Jan 1946




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Aerial view of the Pearl Harbor Submarine Base with the supply depot on the Kuahua Peninsula in upper center, 13 Oct 1941. Note the building in the lower left with a roof painted to resemble two smaller buildings.
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