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|170k||Crowds gather to watch the Sabalo (SS-302) prepare to slide down the ways on 4 June 1944.||Photo by Philadelphia Inquirer courtesy of digital.library.temple.edu.|
|468k||"Undersea warship honors detective".
"The Sabalo (SS-302), sponsored by Mrs. Charles M. Oman, wife of the commanding officer of the U.S. Convalescent Hospital for Officers, Harriman, N.Y., slips down the ways at Cramp's Shipyard, the first of two submarines launched yesterday and dedicated to the memory of Detective George H. Muhs and paid for with $16,500,000 in War Bonds sold by Philadelphia policemen, 4 June 1944.
|USN photo courtesy of Scott Koen & ussnewyork.com.|
Insert photo & text courtesy of the George D. McDowell Philadelphia Evening Bulletin Photographs @ digital.library.temple.edu
Photo added 09/12/17.
|100k||Sabalo (SS-302), proceeding down the Delaware River in Philadelphia sometime shortly after being launched at Cramp Shipbuilding Corp., Philadelphia, PA., 4 June 1944.
Technology has enhanced it to look like this as well.
|Courtesy of John Hummel & Scott Koen & ussnewyork.com|
|496k||"Navy Day in Chester", 27 October 1945.|
"Members of the Philadelphia Police Department and officials of the City of Chester joined yesterday to inspect the submarine Sabalo (SS-302) constructed from War Bond funds collected by the Philadelphia force. The guests are shown on the superstructure of the underseas craft."
|Photo courtesy of the George D. McDowell Philadelphia Evening Bulletin Photographs @ digital.library.temple.edu|
Photo added 09/12/17.
|74k||Bernard Ouellet, EN, on Sabalo (SS-302) at the time, relates that this plaque is a one of a kind which was created by him using a patch he had custom made in Yokosuka during the Korean War Cruise (1953). When visiting the Sub Museum in Pearl Harbor some time ago, he noticed that there was no plaque with the ship's emblem in their collection. Upon return to his home, he mounted the patch and sent it to the museum.|| Text info courtesy of Jeff Owens.
USN photo courtesy of ussubvetsofworldwarii.org
|63k||Sabalo (SS-302), in the 1950s, after her "Fleet Snorkel" modernization. Sabalo has a new streamlined sail, but retains her original hull form. Her periscope and radar mast are extended; the two-shaded mottle finish on the periscope fairing was prescribed in 1953 for periscopes and snorkels.||USN photo from the Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships, courtesy of Joe Radigan MACM USN Ret.|
|88k||The Carp (SS-338) is pictured here in 1956 being painted (reason for hull number not being visible). The Sabalo (SS-302) to left in photo & Diodon (SS-349) is to the right.||Courtesy of John Hummel, USN (Retired).|
|508k||The separate mast was installed for ECM purposes. The antenna itself was the round part at the top of the mast and does show some similarity to the mystery fixed mast top. However, the patrol reports from 1956 & 57 mention only the BLR-1 ECM gear which used two antennas. At that time one was mounted on the top of the snorkel mast and one was fixed on top of the sail per mention in the patrol reports of '56 & '57.||Photo courtesy of Jeff Owens, Larry Douglas, Howard Venezia, & Vic Peters for input.|
|700k||The Sabalo (SS-302) comes to the aid of the Stickleback (SS-415) after being rammed by Silverstein (DE-534) off Honolulu, HI, 30 May 1958.||Courtesy of John Hummel, USN (Retired).|
|170k||View from the Sabalo (SS-302) of the Stickleback (SS-415) after being rammed by Silverstein (DE-534) off Honolulu, HI, 30 May 1958.||Courtesy of John Hummel, USN (Retired).|
|200k||Stern view of four boats tied up in Pearl Harbor about 1959. Inboard to outboard are the Sabalo (SS-302), Carp (SS-338), Sterlet (SS-392) & Greenfish (SS-351).||Photo courtesy of Ron Phillipi.|
|227k||Inverse of the above photo shows a partial bow view of Sabalo (SS-302),Carp (SS-338), Sterlet (SS-392) & Greenfish (SS-351).||Photo courtesy of Ron Phillipi.|
|607k||Sabalo (SS-302) cuts a wide swath through the Pacific on 29 September 1959.||Text i.d. courtesy of Scott Koen & ussnewyork.com.
USN photo # 628626 courtesy of ussubvetsofworldwarii.org.
|50k||Port side view of the Sabalo (SS-302) passing the Chilean 4 Masted Barque Esmeralda off Diamond Head, HI., circa 1960.||Text courtesy of Paul Harrington, Revere, Mass. & Eduardo Rivera, Valparaiso, Chile.
USN photo courtesy of ussubvetsofworldwarii.org.
|354k||Port side view of the Sabalo (SS-302) underway on 1 May 1962.||Text i.d. courtesy of of Scott Koen & ussnewyork.com.
USN photo # USN 1059173 courtesy of ussubvetsofworldwarii.org.
|295k||Sabalo (SS-302) in Vancouver circa 1962-1963 as seen from the McDermut (DD-677).||Photo courtesy of Jonathan Archer via Fred Willshaw.|
|2.52k||Welcome Aboard PDF of the Sabalo (SS-302), circa 1968.||PDF courtesy of Scott Koen & ussnewyork.com.|
|1.20k||Change of Command Ceremony PDF of the Sabalo (SS-302), 15 June 1968.||Courtesy of Ron Reeves (of blessed memory) & John Perry Wood USNA '53.|
|105k||Sabalo (SS-302), 1967-69 off the coast of San Diego.||Photo courtesy of George M. Arnold. Photo i.d. & text info courtesy of Jeff Owens.|
|303k||The crew of the Sabalo (SS-302) in dress whites for an important occasion in San Diego, probably C. of C. in 69, but could have been the earlier one while I was on board, or possibly only a Captain's inspection. The Tender on the left is either the Sperry (AS-12) or Nereus (AS-17). The Rock (SS-274) or Raton (SS-270) is in the distance.||Photo i.d. courtesy of John Hummel & Jeff Owens.
USN photo courtesy of Scott Koen & ussnewyork.com.
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