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|34k||The Sea Robin (SS-407) slides into the Piscataqua River during her launching at Portsmouth Navy Yard, Kittery, ME., 25 May 1944.||Courtesy of ss-407.net.|
|20k||Commemorative postal cover marking the launching of the Sea Robin (SS-407), 25 May 1944. ||Courtesy of Jack Treutle.|
|25k||Commemorative launch day badge from Sea Robin's (SS-407) at Portsmouth Navy Yard, Kittery, ME., 25 May 1944.||Courtesy of James A Munroe in remembrance of his father Raymond L. Munroe Sr. who worked at the yard during WW II and the Korean wars as a chauffeur.|
|96k||The Sea Robin (SS-407) during her initial sea trials following construction in September 1944.||US Navy photo courtesy of Gilbert Bohannon, Jr. via ss-407.net.|
|37k||Sea Robin (SS-407) during shakedown training off Portsmouth, N.H., 4 September 1944. She mounts a single 5"/25 caliber dual-purpose gun abaft the conning tower, with single 20-millimeter guns forward and aft of the bridge.||US Navy photo from DANFS, courtesy of Joe Radigan, MACM USN, Ret.|
|47k||Sea Robin (SS-407) in WW II configuration.||Courtesy of USNI.|
|13k||Post war portside view of the Sea Robin (SS-407), circa 1946.||Courtesy of George M. Arnold.|
|880k||Peacetime assignment brought Sea Robin (SS-407) to Submarine Squadron (SubRon) 6 based at Balboa, Canal Zone.|
She is seen here underway on 5 May 1947.
Partial text courtesy of DANFS.
USN photo # USN 701352 courtesy of Scott Koen & ussnewyork.com.
|168k||Probable immeadiate post war photo of the Sea Robin (SS-407) underway. |
On 15 May 1947, the submarine commenced a one and one-half month simulated war patrol in which she circumnavigated the South American continent and became the first submarine to round Cape Horn.
|USN photo courtesy of David Buell.
Partial text courtesy of DANFS.
|43k||Sea Robin (SS-407) entering Toulon, France during their 1950 Med trip.||Courtesy of Erminio Bagnasco book, "Submarines of WW II", submitted by Aryeh Wetherhorn. Photo i.d. courtesy of Paul Roggemann.|
|387k||Med cruise summer in 1950 Naples Harbor: Sea Leopard (SS-483), Torsk (SS-423), and Sea Robin (SS-407).||Photo courtesy of John Hummel.|
|2.20k||The destroyer tender Yellowstone (AD-27) at Augusta Bay, Sicily, May - October 1950. |
Ships alongside to starboard; Sea Robin (SS-407), Torsk (SS-423), Sea Leopard (SS-483), Burrfish (SS-312).
To port; John R Pierce (DD-753), Barton (DD-722), Shea (DM-30) , and in the background Bauer (DM-26).
|US National Archives photo # 80g 428712, from NARA, College Park, Maryland, courtesy of Sean Hert..|
|305k|| Secretary of the Navy D. A. Kimball (Stetson over heart during ceremony) and party during a photo op held dockside prior to their boarding the Flying Fish (SS-229).
The Sea Robin (SS-407) & Grouper (SS-214) are in the background.
|Photographer: Peter Stackpole, courtesy of time.com. via Bill Gonyo & Life.|
|43k||Sea Robin (SS-407), surfaced and underway off Long Island Sound in 1952.||Courtesy of George M. Arnold. Photo i.d. courtesy of Paul Roggemann.|
|226k|| Busy piers at lower base in Groton shows a few SSKs, 1957.
From left to right, unidentifed 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. Photo i.d. courtesy of Mike Brood. USN photo courtesy of Submarine Force Library, courtesy of Ken Hart.|
|74k||Sait Kucuk is backdroped from the deck of the ex-Boarfish (SS-327), now the Turkish Sakarya (S-332) at New London, Conn. 10 December 1962. Diablo (AGSS-479) & Sea Robin (SS-407) are in the background.||Photo i.d. & text courtesy of Sait Kucuk, CPOS (Ret),Turkish Navy.|
|87k||1960's photo of Howard W. Gilmore (AS-16) with submarines alongside: Triton (SSRN-586), Sea Robin (SS-407), unknown SSK and Becuna (SS-319).||Photo courtesy of John Hummel.|
|33k||Sea Robin (SS-407) after conversion to Guppy IA submarine from the early 1960's.||Photo courtesy of John Hummel. Photo i.d. courtesy of Paul Roggemann.|
|102k||Most likely taken in 1964 when the Sea Robin (SS-407) was awarded the Battle "E". The sonar dome was removed in 1965 at Portsmouth.||Courtesy of George M. Arnold. Photo i.d. courtesy of Paul Roggemann.|
|47k||View of the open bow torpedo shutter doors and slightly upwards bow planes during Sea Robin's (SS-407) overhaul at the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard 1967-68.||Courtesy of Paul McNerney via ss-407.net. Photo i.d. courtesy of Paul Roggemann.|
|186k||Sea Robin (SS-407) leaving Nlon CT. in the 60's.||Photo courtesy of John Hummel.|
|202k||Port side bow view of the Sea Robin (SS-407) in August 1968 on the Northern Atlantic coast.||Copyrighted and photographed by Eugene R. Schaafsma, submitted by Christopher J. Miller.|
|49k||From left to right, Sea Robin (SS-407), Tusk (SS-426), Sea Owl (SS-405), Sablefish (SS-303), Halfbeak (SS-352), Blenny (SS-324) & Becuna (SS-319) at New London CT., in 1968 during change of command.||Courtesy of John Hummel.|
|749k||Decommissioning ceremony of the Sea Robin (SS-407), 1 October 1970.||Photo courtesy of Ron Reeves, HTC, USNR (ret.)|
|250k||The sad ending of two more proud ladies Sea Owl (SS-405) & Sea Robin (SS-407) on the Delaware River, headed for scrap at the American Marine Salvage, Bordentown, N.J.||Photo courtesy of Jack Lefferts via ss-407.net.
Photo added 09/28/13.
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