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|423k||Clamagore (SS-343) being launched at Electric Boat Company, Groton, Connecticut. Miss Mary Jane Jacobs, daughter of Vice Admiral Randall Jacobs, USN, Chief of Naval Personnel, smashing bottle of champagne on bow. Clamagore serves as a museum ship at Patriot's Point, Charleston, South Carolina. Photographed on 25 February 1945.||U.S. Navy Photograph # 80-G-304906, now in the collections of the National Archives courtesy of the National Museum of the U.S. Navy, via flickr.com.|
|449k||Clamagore (SS-343) being launched at Electric Boat Company, Groton, Connecticut. Miss Mary Jane Jacobs, daughter of Vice Admiral Randall Jacobs, USN, Chief of Naval Personnel, smashing bottle of champagne on bow. Clamagore serves as a museum ship at Patriot's Point, Charleston, South Carolina. Photographed on 25 February 1945.||U.S. Navy Photograph # 80-G-409435, courtesy of National Museum of the U.S. Navy.|
|465k||Shown, left to right: Admiral Randall Jacobs; Miss Mary Jane Jacobs, Sponsor; Mrs. Randall Jacobs, and Captain Issac I. Yates.||U.S. Navy Photograph # 80-G-409435, courtesy of National Museum of the U.S. Navy.|
|26k||Commemorative postal cover on the occasion of Clamagore's (SS-343) commissioning at the Electric Boat Co., Groton, CT., 28 June 1945.||USN photo courtesy of Jack Treutle (of blessed memory).|
|42k||Starboard photo of the Clamagore (SS-343) in 1946. She operated off Key West with various fleet units and with the Fleet Sonar School, voyaging on occasion to Cuba and the Virgin Islands until 5 December 1947, when she entered Philadelphia Naval Shipyard for modernization and installation of snorkel.||USN photo courtesy of home.sc.rr.com. Text courtesy of DANFS.|
|208k||Clamagore (SS-343) entering Havana Harbor, circa 1947.||U.S. Navy Photograph courtesy of Steven P. Ireland, in memory of his father, Melvin L. Ireland QMC.|
|83k||Medregal (SS-480), Clamagore (SS-343) & Cubera (SS-347), at Key West in 1948.||Courtesy of Jack Treutle (of blessed memory).|
|472k||Commander says good-bye to his crew before turning over command of the submarine, 30 June 1950.|
"Commander J. F. Bauer, says good-bye to crew of the submarine Clamagore (SS-343) before turning over command to Lt. Commander T. B. Denegre, who stands at his left. Conning tower is behind group of officers. The Clamagore, which has been at the Philadelphia Naval Base, leaves for duty with the Atlantic Fleet."
|Photo courtesy of the George D. McDowell Philadelphia Evening Bulletin Photographs @ digital.library.temple.edu|
Photo added 09/13/17.
|375k||Clamagore (SS-343) at sea on 8 February 1952.||USN photo USN # 438066 courtesy of Thomas F. Walkowiak. & The Floating Drydock.|
|428k||Subs at Key West, FL., post late March 1952.
From left to right: Clamagore (SS-343), Amberjack (SS-522), Cero (SS-225), unknown, Cobia (SS-245). The rest are too unclear to i.d.
|Photo courtesy of Albert Krause, Jr, SO2(SS).|
|229k||Clamagore (SS-343) sometime after her GUPPY conversion, circa post 1952.||USN photo courtesy of usssubvetsofwwii.org.|
|97k||Clamagore (SS-343) with step sail.||Courtesy of John Hummel, USN (Retired).|
|80k||Clamagore (SS-343) in Naples, Italy 1954 as viewed from the Norris (DD-859).||Courtesy of Bill Paterson LTjg via Dave Cupples MM/2 Norris.|
|205k||LCDR. Joseph Henry Buescher was the commanding officer of the Clamagore (SS-343) from June 1954 to June 1956.||Photo courtesy of Bill Gonyo.|
|470k||Clamagore (SS-343) during the 1950's with 5"25.||Photo courtesy of John Hummel, USN (Retired).|
|651k||Birds of a feather not all flocking together: Mackerel (SST-1), Thornback (SS-418), Clamagore (SS-343) & Chivo (SS-341) with the Howard Gilmore (AS-16) in the distance.||Photo courtesy of John Hummel, USN (Retired).|
|62k||Clamagore (SS-343) sailing down the river to the sub base at New London CT, in one of her final configurations, with the shark fin arrays with the standard BQG-4 PUFFS system. This photo was taken in the 1960's timeframe.||Text courtesy of DANFS & QM2(SS) Dave Johnston (USNR) USN photo courtesy of John Hummel, USN (Retired).|
|757k||7 page PDF history of the Clamagore (SS-343) up to 1965.||USN photos courtesy of Scott Koen & ussnewyork.com.|
|107k||Clamagore (SS-343), 15 February 1967 off Puerto Rico.||USN photo by PH3 Higgins.|
|31k||Sub Ron 8: Clamagore (SS-343),(front) Cobbler (SS-344) on her starboard side Corporal (SS-346) on her port side, Blenny (SS-324) bringing up the rear. Circa 1968-71, location unknown.||Courtesy of John Hummel, USN (Retired).|
|323k||Sub Ron 8 from a different perspective: Corporal (SS-346) is on the port side of the diamond, Cobbler (SS-344) is on starboard side Clamagore (SS-343) up front and Blenny (SS-324) bringing up the rear, circa 1968-71, location unknown.||Photo courtesy of John Hummel, USN (Retired).|
|624k||October 1969 Bio for RADM Walter L. Small, USN. Per the bio he commanded Batfish (SS-310), Clamagore (SS-343), Van Valkenburgh (DD-656) and Sperry (AS-12).
The photo is of RADM Small addressing officer and men of SUBPAC during the change of command of SUBPAC on 10/13/70 aboard the Queenfish (SSN-651). Note Sailfish (SS-572) is in the background.
|USN photo courtesy of the Vallejo Naval & Historical Museum via Darryl L. Baker.|
|630k||Three faces of Clamagore (SS-343).||USN photo courtesy of Scott Koen & ussnewyork.com.|
|78k||An Acrylic painting by the artist Dante H. Bertoni entitled "Berthing the Newly Arrived Submarine Clamagore (SS-343), 1971.||Painting # 88-161-AP.
Courtesy of the USNHC.
|23k||Commemorative postal cover marking the decommissioning of the Clamagore (SS-343), 27 June 1975.||Courtesy of Jack Treutle (of blessed memory).|
|28k||Clamagore (SS-343) against pier, Tiru (SS-416), Blenny (SS-324) & Albacore (AGSS-569), circa late 1970's at the Philadelphia Navy Yard.||Courtesy of John Hummel, USN (Retired). Photo I.d. submitted by Ron Reeves (of blessed memory)|
|365k||The Clamagore (SS-343) being brought to Patriots Point Naval and Maritime Museum, Charleston, SC. 1981.||Photo courtesy of Tommy Trampp.|
|210k||Clamagore (SS-343) at Patriots Point Naval and Maritime Museum, Charleston, SC. 1989.||Courtesy of Wendell McLaughlin.|
|16k||Commemorative postal cover issued on the occasion of the Clamagore's (SS-343) 50th anniversary commissioning, 28 June 1995.||Courtesy of Jack Treutle (of blessed memory).|
|43k||Clamagore (SS-343) at Patriots Point Naval and Maritime Museum, Charleston, SC. 2002.||Courtesy of George M. Arnold.|
|47k||Stern tubes of the Clamagore (SS-343) have lost their pristine shine after 62 years, April 2007.||Courtesy of Robert Hall.|
|388k||How many Guppy Class submarines do you see underway these days.|
On 24 January 2012 the Clamagore (SS-343) got underway with tug assist from her permanent berth at Patriots Point Maritime Museum in Charleston, South Carolina. Harbor Pilot Patrick Kennedy took these picture as he was passing on a inbound ship.
|Text courtesy of Manning J. Harvey III, Senior Chief Quartermaster, Submarines, United States Navy.
Photo courtesy of Patrick Kennedy.
|2.49k||Clamagore (SS-343) may meet her makers soon. A 6 photo PDF of the sub is shown here on June 2014.||Photos courtesy of Denise Middleton.|
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