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|17k||Commemorative post mark on the occasion of Segundo's (SS-398) launching at Portsmouth Navy Yard, Kittery, ME., 5 February 1944.||Courtesy of Jack Treutle.|
|50k||Commemorative launching tag of the Segundo (SS-398) at Portsmouth Navy Yard, Kittery, ME., 5 February 1944.||Photo courtesy of Ron Toth, Jr. via Tom Kermen.|
|234k||Officers and crew salute the colors as the Segundo (SS-398), slides down the launching ramp at Portsmouth Navy Yard, Kittery, ME.,5 February 1944.||USN photo courtesy of ussubvetsofwwii.org.|
|95k|| Proteus (AS-19) with submarines of Submarine Squadron 20 alongside in Tokyo Bay, on VJ-Day, 2 September 1945.
Names of the submarines present, their commanding officers and the commanding officers of SubRon20 and Proteus are printed at the bottom of the image:
Sea Cat (SS-399),
||Courtesy of Captain Joseph F. Enright, USN(Retired), 1979. USN photo # NH 95019, from the collections of the US Naval Historical Center.|
|64k||WW II battleflag of the Segundo (SS-398).||USN photo courtesy of ussubvetsofwwii.org.|
|181k|| Subron 5 family photo fall/winter (1945)in Guam, from left to right, Segundo (SS-398), Sea Cat (SS-399), Blenny (SS-324), Blower (SS-325), Blueback (SS-326) & Charr (SS-328).
||Photo by Lt. Herb Hanson, courtesy of John Hummel.|
|168k||Stern view of Segundo (SS-398) departing Mare Island on 24 April 1946.||USN photo # 1621-46,courtesy of Darryl L. Baker.|
|234k||Broadside view of Segundo (SS-398) off Mare Island on 24 April 1946. She was in overhaul at the yard from 29 January to 10 May 1946.||USN photo # 1623-46,courtesy of Darryl L. Baker.|
|222k||Bow on view of Segundo (SS-398) departing Mare Island on 24 April 1946.||USN photo # 1625-46, courtesy of Darryl L. Baker.|
|161k||Broadside view of the Segundo (SS-398) on 24 April 1946. |
After WW II she was assigned to Submarine Squadron (SubRon) 3 in San Diego and began operations from there. The submarine made a three-month cruise to Australia and China in 1946 and a four-month cruise to China in 1948.
|Text courtesy of DANFS. USN photo # 1624-46, courtesy of Scott Koen & ussnewyork.com.|
|46k||Segundo (SS-398), port side view, circa late 1940's, after her deck guns have been removed.||USN photo courtesy of USNI.|
|345k||1947 photo from GMC Bill Wise of Segundo's (SS-398) after 40 mm with blimp overhead.||Photo courtesy of John Hummel.|
|112k||Segundo's (SS-398) crew photo at San Diego, CA, 1949, as part of Submarine Squadron 3.||Photo courtesy of Ric Hedman , & dedicated to the memory of Master Chief Petty Officer Charles (Monty) M. Montgomery (deceased). Thanks to Chief Petty Officer Joe Phoenix.|
|169k||Segundo (SS-398) underway in the Mare Island channel on 8 August1945. She was in overhaul at Mare Island form 16 May to 24 August1949.||USN photo # 4154-8-49, courtesy of Darryl L. Baker.|
|208k||Aft plan view looking forward of Carbonero (AGSS-337) at Mare Island on 18 February 1952. She is outboard of Diodon (SS-349) and Segundo (SS-398) is forward. Note Loon launcher on the after deck.
||USN photo # 12023-2-52, courtesy of Darryl L. Baker.|
|775k||LCDR H. S. Howard (right) relieves LCDR H. G. Johns, Jr. as Commanding Officer of the Segundo (SS-398) at Mare Island Naval Shipyard on 6 July 1953.||Photo from the files of the Vallejo Naval and Historical Museum courtesy of Darryl L. Baker.|
|146k||The crew of Segundo (SS-398) are inspected during her change of command at Mare Island on 6 July 1953.||USN photo # 18022-7-53, courtesy of Darryl L. Baker.|
|111k||Bashaw (SSK-241), with Bream (SSK-243),Segundo (SS-398), Razorback (SS-394), and Menhaden (SS-377), in San Diego Harbor, circa 1953.||Courtesy of Phil Gulick, former 1st Amphib Recon Company member aboard the Perch (SS-313).|
|1.19k||Segundo (SS-398) with Charr (SS-328) to the right of Segundo in Mare Island's dry dock 4 on 8 August 1955.||Photo # 261X1-8-55 TH from the files of the Vallejo Naval and Historical Museum courtesy of Darryl L. Baker.|
|968k||CDR James C. Gibson (CO of Segundo (SS-398)) talks with two Mare Island marine machinists (Shop 38) repairing main ballast tank vent valves on 8 August 1955. Left to right: Arthur Buckley and W. M. Joseph.||Photo # 261X2-8-55 TH from the files of the Vallejo Naval and Historical Museum courtesy of Darryl L. Baker.|
|742k||Navy PAO photo of Segundo (SS-398). Date and place not listed but she looks like she in Subic Bay?||Photo # 261X3-8-55 TH from the files of the Vallejo Naval and Historical Museum courtesy of Darryl L. Baker.|
|177k||The crew of Segundo (SS-398) is being addressed during her change of command at Mare Island on 18 October 1955.||USN photo # 26848-10-55, courtesy of Darryl L. Baker.|
|459k||Segundo (SS-398) off Mare Island on 28 November 1955.||USN photo # 272828-55, courtesy of Darryl L. Baker.|
|358k||Segundo's (SS-398) Commanding Officer LCDR J. K. McConeghy; Commanded May 1961 to July 1963.||Photo # 99514-8-70 TH, courtesy of Mare Vallejo Naval and Historical Museum via Darryl L. Baker.|
Photo added 03/15/15/.
|301k||Segundo's (SS-398) after battery and mouldering laundry room in the early 1960's.||Photo courtesy of John Hummel.|
|288k||Segundo (SS-398) at sea in 1964.||Photo courtesy of John Hummel.|
|361k||View of the decommissioning of the three submarines at Mare Island on 1 August 1970.|
Left to right: Pomodon (SS-486), and Medregal (SS-480) outboard of Segundo (SS-398).
|Photo # 99510-8-70 TH, courtesy of Mare Vallejo Naval and Historical Museum via Darryl L. Baker.|
|426k||The colors are lowered for the final time aboard Segundo (SS-398) with Medregal (SS-480) outboard.||Photo # 99514-8-70 TH, courtesy of Mare Vallejo Naval and Historical Museum via Darryl L. Baker.|
|267k||The end (literally) of the Segundo (SS-398) after being struck by a torpedo from the Sailfish (SS-572) on 8 August 1970.||USN photo courtesy of John Hummel.|
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