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|28k||Cabrilla Serranus cabrilla||Photo courtesy of Borut Furlan / fishbase.org.|
|70k||Launching of the Cabrilla (SS-288) at the Portsmouth Navy Yard, Kittery, Maine, 24 December 1942.||USNHC photo # NH 99125, courtesy of Donald M. McPherson, 1975.|
|255k||Cabrilla (SS-288) crew photo durring commissioning on 24 May 1943. Commander D. T. Hammond is in the middle.||Photo courtesy of huntingpictures.net.
Photo added 11/06/16.
|76k||Bow view of the Cabrilla (SS-288) taken on June 1943 on sea trials.||U.S. Navy photo.|
|258k||Cabrilla (SS-288) probably taken on June 1943 on sea trials.||Photo courtesy of Mikes-Cover-Sales
Photo added 11/06/16.
|112k||Bows on view of the Cabrilla (SS-288), taken on June 1943 on sea trials. The hole in the bow is called the "bull-nose" and is used for mooring the ship for towing. Like other Portsmouth designed boats, the anchor is on the port side. The bulge in the left side of the bridge is for clearance of the access hatch for the bridge.||USN Archives photo # 19-N-48984.
Photo and text courtesy of The Floating Drydock, "Fleet Subs of WW II" by Thomas F. Walkowiak.
|1.06k||An undated image of the Imperial Japanese Army operated tanker Yamamizu Maru No.2|
She breaks into three after being torpedoed by Cabrilla (SS-288), on 6 October 1944.
|Photo & text i.d. from combinedfleet.com & United States Submarine Operations in World War II, by Theodore Roscoe, courtesy of Robert Hurst.|
|142k||A band welcomes the Cabrilla (SS-288) back from her patrol.||U.S. Navy photo, courtesy of ussubvetsofworldwarii.|
|143k||Cabrilla (SS-288) returning from patrol.||U.S. Navy photo, courtesy of ussubvetsofworldwarii.|
|110k||A front view of the front 40mm gun aboard an unknown sub, possibly the Cabrilla (SS-288). These guns proved to be very effective against small surface targets and aircraft. Some boats had these guns mounted either forward and / or aft on the bridge gun deck. Details of the shears show the arrangement of the lookout platforms and the range light and the PPI antenna. Both scopes are lowered.||USN Archives photo # USN-434018. Photo and text courtesy of The Floating Drydock, "Fleet Subs of WW II" by Thomas F. Walkowiak.|
|112k||What could be the Cabrilla (SS-288) on her patrol off Christmas Island, January-March 1944, in a charcoal drawing by the artist Griffith Baily Coale entitled "Lookouts--U.S. Submarine".
"Rolling along the blue surface of the Indian Ocean, lookouts search the empty sky and the sea. They look for everyone, friend or foe. Besides these five men, just aft was the Junior Officer and his lookout, also watching. The man at the top of the periscope shears spotted a distant sub on the surface.
There was no record of one of our boats in this vicinity. In ten seconds every man is below, the hatch bangs shut, the deck tips forward and they disappear below the vast surface of the ocean. Later they rise to pericope height, the Captain makes a sweep. "Blow the tanks- equalize the pressure - crack the hatch - Lookouts up!" In ten seconds the lookouts are back on deck searching."
Griffith Baily Coale #44 Charcoal drawing, 1944 88-188-AR
|146k||Reproduction of the Cabrilla's (SS-288) World War II battle flag, made by the Carleton Company.
||USNHC photo # NH 84115-KN, Donation of Hubert Scheffy, 1976.|
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