CountryUnited States
Ship ClassBalao-class Submarine
Hull NumberSS-289


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Capelin Operational Timeline

2 Dec 1943 The US submarine Capelin was reported missing, presumed lost, whilst on patrol north of Celebes, Sunda Islands, Dutch East Indies.


American sailor reading in his bunk aboard USS Capelin, Aug 1943

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American sailor reading in his bunk aboard USS Capelin, Aug 1943

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