|Ship Class||Sargo-class Submarine|
|Builder||Mare Island Navy Yard|
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Swordfish Operational Timeline
|22 Jul 1939||USS Swordfish was commissioned into service.|
|9 Dec 1941||USS Swordfish became the first US submarine to attack the enemy when she fired on a Japanese ship 150 miles west of Manila.|
|16 Dec 1941||US submarine Swordfish was credited with the first confirmed sinking of a Japanese ship in the Pacific War.|
|24 Jan 1942||USS Swordfish sank Japanese gunboat Myoken Maru off Kendari, Celebes, Dutch East Indies.|
|14 Feb 1942||USS Swordfish sank Japanese transport Amagisan Maru 91 miles east of Davao, Mindanao, Philippine Islands.|
|29 May 1942||USS Swordfish sank Japanese transport Tatsufuku Maru, already damaged by USS Seal on the previous day, between Dutch Borneo and the Philippine Islands.|
|12 Jun 1942||USS Swordfish sank Japanese transport Burma Maru in the Gulf of Thailand.|
|9 Jun 1944||The American submarine USS Swordfish (SS-193) fired four torpedoes at a Japanese convoy 55 miles east of Chichi Jima, Bonin Islands (Ogasawara Islands), Japan. Two torpedoes struck and sank the Kamikaze-class destroyer Matsukaze, 55 miles east of Chichi Jima.|
|12 Jan 1945||The US submarine Swordfish became missing, presumably sunk by either Japanese depth charges or in a minefield, off Okinawa, Japan.|
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10 Apr 2021 09:15:47 PM
My great grandfather served on the swordfish the mission before it went missing. Iâ€™d like to see if I can find his name on a list or something.