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|18k||Commemorative post mark from Finback's (SS-230) keel laying ceremony at Portsmouth Navy Yard N.H., 5 February 1941.||Photo courtesy of Jack Treutle.|
|21k||Commemorative post mark from Finback's (SS-230) keel laying ceremony at Portsmouth Navy Yard N.H., 5 February 1941.||Photo courtesy of petloveshack.com.|
|16k||Finback (SS-230) slides down the building ways at her launching at Portsmouth Navy Yard N.H., 25 August 1941.||Photo courtesy of John Hummel.|
|116k||Finback (SS-230) slides down the building ways at her launching at Portsmouth Navy Yard N.H., 25 August 1941.||USN photo courtesy of ussubvetsofworldwarii.org.|
|258k||Launching of the Finback (SS-230) at Portsmouth Navy Yard N.H. 25 August 41 at 2:40 PM, view showing ship in water being towed to berth No.1 by the tugs Penacook (YT-6) & Sightseer.||USN photo courtesy of ussubvetsofworldwarii.org.|
|18k||Commemorative post mark from Finback's (SS-230) launching at Portsmouth Navy Yard N.H., 25 August 1941.||Photo courtesy of Jack Treutle.|
|21k||Commemorative post mark from Finback's (SS-230) launching at Portsmouth Navy Yard N.H., 25 August 1941.||Photo courtesy of petloveshack.com.|
|62k||U.S. Naval Submarine Base, New London, Groton, Connecticut:|
Members of the 4th Command Class at the Submarine Base, February 1942.
Those present are, bottom row left to right:
Lieutenant Commander Mannert L. Abele; first command would be the Grunion (SS-216). He would be K.I.A. while commmanding the Grunion, 30 July 1942.
Lieutenant Commander Thomas B. Klakring; first command would be the Guardfish (SS-217),
Commander Karl G. Hensel, Officer in Charge;
Lieutenant Commander George W. Patterson, Jr., Senior Assistant; and
Lieutenant Commander Jesse L. Hull; first command would be the Finback (SS-230).
Top row, left to right:
Lieutenant Commander Howard W. Gilmore; first command would be the Growler (SS-215). He was postumously awarded the Medal of Honor after he was K.I.A. on the bridge of the Growler, 7 February 1943.
Lieutenant Commander Philip H. Ross; first command would be the Halibut (SS-232),
Lieutenant Commander Arthur H. Taylor; first command would be the Haddock (SS-231),
Lieutenant Commander Albert C. Burrows; first command would be the Swordfish (SS-193) and
Lieutenant Commander Leonard S. Mewhinney; first command would be the Saury (SS-189).
|Official USN photo # 80-G-88577, now in the collections of the National Archives. Courtesy of the USNHC.|
|148k||Finback (SS-230) model, circa 1942.||Photo courtesy of the George Bush Presidential Library.|
|471k||Crew of the Finback (SS-230) posing for a shot on 13 August 1942 in Dutch Harbor.||Photo # 80-G-215170 from NARA, College Park, Maryland, courtesy of Sean Hert.
Photo added 11/02/16.
|204k||On 20 October 1942 the Finback (SS-230) (Lt.Cdr. J.L. Hull) torpedoes and sinks the Japanese army passenger-cargo ship Africa Maru (9476 GRT) and cargo ship Yamafuji Maru (5359 GRT) west of Formosa in position 24^(o)26'N, 120^(o)25'E.||Text info & map courtesy of Great Circle Mapper - © Karl L Swartz & uboat.net|
Photos courtesy of Tommy Trampp.
|117k||Flasher (SS-249) & probably Finback (SS-230) most likely from April of 1945 when Flasher was in Pearl Harbor enroute to San Francisco for overhaul.||USN photo courtesy of Ric Hedman TN(SS).|
|97k||Finback (SS-230) rescues Lt.(JG) George H.W. Bush before he became a source of protein for the Japanese garrison at Chichi Jima.||Photo courtesy of the George Bush Presidential Library via Tommy Trampp.|
|189k||Downed pilots rescued by the Finback (SS-230) shown with the officers of the Finback, circa September 1944.||Photo courtesy of the George Bush Presidential Library.|
|365k||This plaque was unveiled 20 March 1995 by His Excellency Major General P.M. Jeffery OA MC, Govenor of Western Australia to commemeorate the sacrifices made by Allied submarined that operated out of Fremantle, Western Australia during WW II.||Photo courtesy of Ron Reeves.|
|157k||Lieutenant (junior grade) Lawrence Heyworth, Jr., pictured in his service dress white uniform after the ceremony in which he was awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Medal for service while on board the submarine Finback (SS-230) in 1945.||Photo courtesy of the National Naval Aviation Museum via Bill Gonyo.|
|181k||Group of Grouper (SS-214) photos with a torn hull, unknown cause, circa 1946-50, probably at New London, CT. She is seen here with the Finback (SS-230).||Photo courtesy of Daniel E. Whaley, Jr. of blessed memory via his daughter, Carol Poole.|
|390k||Finback (SS-230) underway off New London, CT, 7 March 1949.||USN photo.|
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