Squalus (Submarine)

Squalus (USS) papers, 1939.
1 folder (0.08 linear feet).
About the submarine Squalus

Squalus was a diesel-powered submarine built in 1937 at Portsmouth Navy Yard. The submarine was commissioned in 1939, with Lieutenant O.F. Naquin in command. In 1939, during a series of test dives, the ship flooded and sank. 26 crew members were lost and 33 survived. The ship was refloated, repaired, and recommissioned under the name Sailfish in 1940.

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