Tambor

CountryUnited States
Ship ClassTambor-class Submarine
Hull NumberSS-198

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Tambor Operational Timeline

16 Dec 1941 US submarine Tambor, damaged, departed from Wake Island area for repairs.
16 Apr 1942 USS Tambor sank Japanese freighter Kitami Maru 50 miles southeast of Kavieng, New Ireland, Bismarck Archipelago.
7 Aug 1942 USS Tambor sank Japanese auxiliary net layer Shofuku Maru off Wotje, Marshall Islands.
21 Aug 1942 USS Tambor sank Japanese collier Shinsei Maru No. 6 off Ponape, Senyavin Islands, Caroline Islands.

Photographs

USS Tambor, USS Ray, USS Greenling, USS Cero (barely visible), and USS Raton (barely visible) at Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Vallejo, California, United States, 24 Feb 1945




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Submarine Tambor (SS-198) Photo Gallery
USS Tambor, USS Ray, USS Greenling, USS Cero (barely visible), and USS Raton (barely visible) at Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Vallejo, California, United States, 24 Feb 1945




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