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|462k||Keel laying of the Bergall (SS-320), 13 May 1943, at Electric Boat Company, Groton, CT.||Electric Boat photo courtesy of Wendy S. Gulley, Archivist, Submarine Force Museum, Naval Submarine Base NLON, Groton, CT.|
|30k||Commemorative post card on the occasion of the Bergall's (SS-320) keel laying, 13 May 1943, at Electric Boat Company, Groton, CT.||Courtesy of Jack Treutle (of blessed memory).|
|19k||Commemorative post card on the occasion of the Bergall's (SS-320) keel laying, 13 May 1943, at Electric Boat Company, Groton, CT.||Courtesy of Jack Treutle (of blessed memory).|
|1.76k||Bergall's (SS-320) sponsor Mrs. James. A. Elkins, at the boat's launching on 16 February 1944.||Electric Boat photo courtesy of Wendy S. Gulley, Archivist, Submarine Force Museum, Naval Submarine Base NLON, Groton, CT.|
|1.23k||Bergall's (SS-320) sponsor Mrs. James. A. Elkins, Lieutenant Commander John. M. Hyde, son John Carr Hyde, & Mrs. John. M. Hyde at the boat's launching on 16 February 1944.||Photo courtesy of Electric Boat Co, courtesy of Mike Brood, bergall.org.|
|31k||The Bergall (SS-320) slides down the launching ways at Electric Boat Co., Groton, CT., 16 February 1944.||Electric Boat Co. photo, courtesy of Mike Brood, bergall.org.|
|38k||Commemorative commissioning post card of the launching of the Bergall (SS-320), 16 February 1944.||Courtesy of Richard Leonhardt.|
|214k||Bergall (SS-320) upon her triumphal return to Australia, 23 December 1944. The path of the heavy cruiser IJNS Myoko's dud 8" shell is clearly marked, having passed from port to starboard through the pressure hull.||Photo courtesy of Robert Hurst.|
|18k||Bergall's (SS-320) WW II battleflag.||Courtesy of Jack Treutle (of blessed memory).|
|46k||Bergall (SS-320), possibly at Pearl Harbor, circa post 1945.||Courtesy of ussubvetsofwwii.org.|
|1.23k||Ten page PDF history of submarine's named Bergall.||Photos courtesy of Scott Koen & ussnewyork.com.|
|104k||3 photo PDF of the Bergall (SS-320), Besugo (SS-321), Caiman (SS-323) & unknown boat alongside their tender circa late '46 to early '47.||Photo i.d. courtesy of Mike Brood.
Photos courtesy of Steve Franklin.
Photo added 05/11/17.
|36k||Bergall (SS-320), underway, circa 1947.||USN photo courtesy of Mike Brood, bergall.org.|
|300k||Following repairs Bergall (SS-320) rejoined the Pacific Fleet in December 1945 She remained on active duty with the Pacific Fleet until departing Pearl Harbor for the Atlantic 10 June 1950. During this time she made one cruise to the Far East (4 December 1948-28 February 1949). She is pictured here in Brisbane in December 1948.||Photo courtesy of John Hummel, USN (Retired).|
|29k||March 1950 in Hawaii. Bergall (SS-320) is outboard of the Caiman (SS-323). In the background is the Valley Forge (CVA-45).||Text courtesy of John Hummel, USN (Retired).
Photo courtesy of Grant Riddle / submarinebaseph.com.
|45k||Bergall (SS-320), at dock in Pearl Harbor, HI., 1950.||Courtesy of Grant Riddle & submarinebaseph.com.|
|460k||Meet the XO and CO of the newly re-commissioned Fulton (AS-11). The photo was taken at Mare Island on 10 April 1951. To the right is XO CDR Thomas H. Kimmel and left is the CO Capt. Victor B. McCrea. Both had interesting WWII experience: Capt. McCrea earned the Navy Cross as CO of the Hoe (SS-258) from 1/26/44 to 3/5/44 during her third war patrol. CDR Kimmel earned the Bronze Star with “V” as XO of the Bergall (SS-320) from 9/8/44 to 11/8/44. He later commands Bergall from 9/17/45 to 3/20/48.||Photo courtesy of Vallejo Naval and Historical Museum via Darryl L. Baker.|
|79k||Bergall (SS-320) in 1953, when she was operated out of New London and conducted two training cruises to the West Indies, where she visited the Bahamas, Cuba, and Key West.||USN photo, text courtesy of bergall.org.|
|30k||Bergall (SS-320), underway, circa 1950 before Snorkel conversion, and here in 1954, after Snorkel conversion.||USN photo courtesy of Mike Brood, bergall.org.|
|608k||Bergall (SS-320) as a casuality on 2 November 1954, following exercise Lantflex off the coast of Cape Hatteras.
She is seen here on Halloween, 1954.
|Photo and text i.d. courtesy of Mike Brood, bergall.org.
Insert photo courtesy of Scott Koen & ussnewyork.com.
|65k||Trutta (SS-421), & Bergall (SS-320), dockside in Florida, home from Med Cruise 1958.||Photo courtesy of Jack Treutle (of blessed memory).|
|226k|| Busy piers at lower base in Groton shows a few SSKs, 1957.
From left to right, unidentified sub,
Sea Owl (SS-405),
& Sea Robin (SS-407), & Piper (SS-409).
The rest of the subs are too far away for positive identification.
|Text courtesy of Dave Johnston (USNR) Photo i.d. courtesy of Mike Brood. USN photo courtesy of Submarine Force Library, courtesy of Ken Hart.|
|56k||Commemorative drawing on the fictional occasion of the Bergall (SS-320) meeting her future namesake, Bergall (SSN-667).||Courtesy of Mike Brood.|
|101k||The Bergall (SS-320), drawn by the renowned graphic illustrator John Barrett with the text written by naval author and historian Robert F. Sumrall. Their company Navy Yard Associates offers prints of most destroyers, destroyer escorts, submarines and aircraft carriers in various configurations during the ship's lifetime. The prints can be customized with ship's patches, your photograph, your bio, etc. If you decide to purchase artwork from them please indicate that you heard about their work from NavSource.||Photo courtesy of Navy Yard Associates.|
|365k||This plaque was unveiled 20 March 1995 by His Excellency Major General P.M. Jeffery OA MC, Governor of Western Australia to commemorate the sacrifices made by Allied submarines that operated out of Fremantle, Western Australia during WW II.||Photo courtesy of Ron Reeves (of blessed memory).|
|TCG Turgutreis (S-342)|
|133k||Montage of photos showing Turkish sailors saluting their flag during transfer ceremony of the ex-Bergall (SS-320), as the Turkish Turgutreis (S-342) on 18 October 1958.||Photo courtesy of Cüneyt Demir.|
|159k||ex-Bergall (SS-320), as the Turkish Turgutreis (S-342), at Valetta, Malta in 1962.||Courtesy of ussubvetsofwwii.org. Photo i.d. courtesy of Sait Kucuk, CPOS (Ret),Turkish Navy.|
|166k||Turgutreis (S-342) off to participate in NATO exercises, 1963.||Photo courtesy of Sait Kucuk, CPOS (Ret),Turkish Navy.|
|66k||Commemorative post card on the occasion of the Turgutreis (S-342) visiting Norfolk, VA., 18 January 1964.||Photo courtesy of Y.M.Umar,CPO (Ret.),Turkish Navy.|
|101k||Going to Exercise in Marmarean Sea, 1965.||Photo courtesy of Sait Kucuk, CPOS (Ret),Turkish Navy.|
|190k||The Turgutreis (S-342) at a depth of 250 foot while in horizontal navigation (carefully look at the depth gauge).||Photo courtesy of Y.M.Umar,CPO (Ret.),Turkish Navy.|
|217k||Turgutreis (S-342) in front on the Princess Islands (Heybeliada) in Marmara, (1975).||Photo courtesy of Y.M.Umar,CPO (Ret.),Turkish Navy.|
|104k||Eregli Harbor in Black Sea, Hasan Alp ETCPO and left side Turgutreis (S-342).||Photo courtesy of Y.M.Umar,CPO (Ret.),Turkish Navy.|
|122k||In the Turgutreis (S-342) Maneuvering Room. Checking controls.( 1975 ) Suleyman Kurum ETC.||Photo courtesy of Y.M.Umar,CPO (Ret.),Turkish Navy.|
|104k||On the Aft Deck, Mersin Harbour, 1976 (Resting after Patrols for the peace operation on Cyprus) Suleyman Kurum ETC.||Photo courtesy of Y.M.Umar,CPO (Ret.),Turkish Navy.|
|96k||Turgutreis (S-342) underway with the mountains of the Mediterranean in the background.||Photo courtesy of Y.M.Umar,CPO (Ret.),Turkish Navy.|
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