CountryUnited States
Ship ClassTambor-class Submarine
Hull NumberSS-209


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Grayling Operational Timeline

13 Apr 1942 USS Grayling sank Japanese vessel Ryujin Maru 60 miles south of Japan at 2100 hours.
9 Sep 1943 The US submarine Grayling was missing, presumed rammed and sunk by a Japanese vessel, whilst on patrol off Manila, Philippine Islands.


Admiral Nimitz presenting the Navy Cross award to Aviation MachinistNimitz having just presented Navy Cross award to Ensign Fisler aboard USS Grayling, Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii, 31 Dec 1941; Admiral Kimmel at right

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