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Dogfish (SS-350)

Radio Call Sign: November - Juliet - Sierra - Papa

Balao Class Submarine: Laid down, 22 June 1944, at the Electric Boat Co., Groton, CT.; Launched, 27 October 1945; Commissioned USS Dogfish (SS-350), 29 April 1946; Guppy conversion, August 1947 to April 1948, at Philadelphia Naval Shipyard, Philadelphia, PA.; Decommissioned, struck from the Naval Register, and transferred (sold) under terms of the Security Assistance Program to Brazil, 28 July 1972, renamed Guanabara (S-10); Final Disposition, deleted by the Brazilian Navy in 1983, and subsequently scrapped.
Partial data submitted by & Yves Hubert.

Specifications: Displacement, Surfaced: 1,526 t., Submerged: 2,242 t.; Length 311' 9"; Beam 27' 3"; Draft 15' 3"; Speed, Surfaced 20.25 kts, Submerged 8.75 kts; Cruising Range, 11,000 miles surfaced at 10kts; Submerged Endurance, 48 hours at 2kts; Operating Depth, 400 ft; Complement 6 Officers, 60 Enlisted; Armament, ten 21" torpedo tubes, six forward, four aft, 24 torpedoes, one 5"/25 deck gun, one 40mm gun, one 20mm gun, two .50 cal. machine guns; Patrol Endurance 75 days; Propulsion, diesel-electric reduction gear with four main generator engines., General Motors diesel engines, HP 5400, Fuel Capacity 118,000, four General Electric motors, HP 2,740, two 126-cell main storage batteries, two propellers.
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Dogfish 302k Dogfish (SS-350) keel laying cachet, 22 June 1944, at the Electric Boat Co., Groton, CT. Photo courtesy of Scott Koen & ussnewyork.com.
Photo added 11/18/12.
Dogfish 302k Dogfish (SS-350) keel laying cachet, 22 June 1944, at the Electric Boat Co., Groton, CT. Photo courtesy of Scott Koen & ussnewyork.com.
Photo added 11/18/12.
Dogfish97kMrs. Armand M. Morgan christens the Dogfish (SS-350) at the Electric Boat Co., Groton, CT.,27 October 1945 . USN photo courtesy of Electric Boat / ussdogfish.com.
Dogfish165kThe Dogfish (SS-350) slides down the launching ways at the Electric Boat Co., Groton, CT.,27 October 1945 . USN photo courtesy of Electric Boat / ussdogfish.com.
Dogfish19kDogfish (SS-350) at the Philadelphia Navy Yard, 23 April 1948.Photo courtesy of John Hummel, (USN) retired.
Dogfish404kDogfish (SS-350) underway, 6 September 1949.USN photo # USN 442944, courtesy of Scott Koen & ussnewyork.com.
Photo added 11/18/12.
Dogfish317kDogfish (SS-350) entering Genoa, Italy 1959. Photo courtesy of John Hummel, (USN) retired.
Dogfish21kCommemorative postal cover and photo inset of Dogfish (SS-350) in Guppy mode, 1951.Courtesy of Jack Treutle.
Dogfish, T1 & T236kThe Dogfish (SS-350) with T-1 (SST-1) inboard & Marlin (SST-2) outboard, circa post 1953.USN photo courtesy of Electric Boat / ussdogfish.com.
Dogfish138kDogfish (SS-350) circa 1956. She called at Halifax, Nova Scotia, from 4 to 14 June 1956 during NATO Operation "New Broom." Text courtesy of DANFS.
USN photo from Jane's Fighting Ships, 1956-57 submitted by Robert Hurst.
Dogfish145kA Dogfish (SS-350) in full broadside, late 1950's...before she got her North Atlantic sail. Photo courtesy of John Hummel, (USN) retired.
Dogfish393kBow view of the Dogfish (SS-350) at New London CT., in NLON-Floating-drydock, 1966. Photo courtesy of John Hummel, (USN) retired.
Dogfish595kStern view of the Dogfish (SS-350) at New London CT., in NLON-Floating-drydock, 1966. Photo courtesy of John Hummel, (USN) retired.
Dogfish 846k Dogfish (SS-350) underway 1966. Photo courtesy of Scott Koen & ussnewyork.com.
Photo added 11/18/12.
Becuna84kBlenny (SS-324) and Becuna (SS-319) still in commission, but in the Philadelphia Naval Yard to decommission about 1969. Dogfish (SS-350) in background in for over haul. Photo courtesy of John Hummel, (USN) retired.
Dogfish 298k Six page Welcome Aboard PDF for the Dogfish (SS-350), circa 1970. Photo courtesy of Scott Koen & ussnewyork.com.
PDF added 11/18/12.
Guanabara (S-10)
Dogfish47kThe ex-Dogfish (SS-350) as the Brazilian Guanabara (S-10), entering her name sake body of water, the Bay of Guanabara, at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil sometime between 1972 & 1983. Brazilian Navy photo by SRPM, courtesy of naviosdeguerrabrasileiros.hpg.ig.com.br, & submitted by Valdo Novaes.
Dogfish50kThe ex-Dogfish (SS-350) as the Brazilian Guanabara (S-10), in her name sake body of water, the Bay of Guanabara, at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil sometime between 1972 & 1983. Brazilian Navy photo by SRPM, courtesy of naviosdeguerrabrasileiros.hpg.ig.com.br, & submitted by Valdo Novaes.

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DANFS history entry located on the Haze Gray & Underway Web Site.
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation
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Guppy Submarines
Ep-21 (1) - Victory At Sea ~ Full Fathom Five - HQ

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