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|550k||S-14 (SS-119) all covered with snow at New London, CT, 22 February 1943. The Threadfin's (SS-410) crew trained on her before going to war. The craft’s officers said the ice load caused a starboard list and a 20-incli increase in draft.||Photo courtesy of James P. Marion, III. |
Image and text provided by University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Library, Chapel Hill, NC.
Photo & text by The Wilmington Morning Star. (Wilmington, N.C.) 1909-1990, 09 March 1943, FINAL EDITION, Image 1, courtesy of chroniclingamerica.loc.gov.
PDF added 07/17/18.
|46k||S-14's (SS-119) crew trying to make an impression on the ice covered deck gun at New London, CT, 22 February 1943.||Courtesy of John Mitchell.|
|93k||Early 1944 photo of the Razorback (SS-394), Redfish (SS-395), Ronquil (SS-396) under construction and soon to be launched, with prefabricated sections and other building parts for the soon to be constructed Piper (SS-409) & Threadfin (SS-410) in the foreground.||Photo courtesy of John D. Alden, author of The Fleet Submarine in the U.S. Navy: A Design and Construction History.|
|263k||Lt. Cdr. Chester L. Hults, U.S.N.R. Chaplain, Offering up of Prayers for the Piper (SS-409) & Threadfin (SS-410) at Twin Launching at Navy Yard, Portsmouth, N.H. 26 June 1944.||National Archives Identifier: 7450332
Photo courtesy of catalog.archives.gov
|131k||Commemorative launch tag on the occasion of Threadfin's (SS-410) launch at Portsmouth Navy Yard, Portsmouth, N.H., 26 June 1944.||Photo courtesy of Bill Gonyo.|
|389k||Piper (SS-409) & Threadfin (SS-410) double launching at Portsmouth Navy Yard, Kittery, ME; 26 June 1944.||USN photo courtesy of Scott Koen & ussnewyork.com.|
|43k||Commemorative postal cover marking the double launching of the Piper (SS-409) & Threadfin (SS-410) at Portsmouth Navy Yard, Kittery, ME; 26 June 1944.||Courtesy of Obediah Hill via webpages.charter.net.|
|53k||Threadfin's (SS-410) Party, Comdr. John J. Foote about to cut the cake in New London during the boat's commissioning party on 30 August 1944.
Foote, John Joseph, CDR 1 30.08.1944 00.00.1945 FDC
Brown, Charles Donald, CDR 2 00.00.1945 00.00.1947
Warren, Harry Sanford, LCDR 3 00.00.1947
Worcester II, Benjamin F., LCDR 4 00.00.1951 10.12.1952 decommissioned: 10.12.1952 - 07.08.1953
Bailey, Daniel G., LCDR 5 07.08.1953 00.00.1954 reFDC
Ashcroft Jr., Jerome L., CDR 6 00.00.1954 00.00.1955
Millar, Donald Bush, LCDR 7 00.00.1957 00.00.1958
Johnson, John R. (Blackie), LCDR 8 00.00.1958 00.00.1960
Griffin, James W., LCDR 9 00.00.1960 00.00.1962
Kiehl, William Austin, LCDR 10 00.00.1962 00.00.1964
Blackadar, Paul Frederick, CDR 11 00.00.1964 00.00.1966
Beaumont, Eugene A. G., CDR 12 00.00.1966 00.00.1968
Scott Jr., George W., LCDR 13 00.00.1968 14.03.1970
King, Charles Calvin (Chuck), CDR 14 14.03.1970 00.00.1971
Sawyer, Tommy Don, CDR 15 00.00.1971 18.08.1972 LDC
|Photo courtesy of John Mitchell.
Insert photo courtesy of the United States Naval Academy & submitted by Bill Gonyo.
List of CO's courtesy of Wolfgang Hechler & Ron Reeves (of blessed memory).
|47k||Threadfin's (SS-410) in 1944 before going off the Pacific.||Courtesy of Jim Rolle.|
|46k||Threadfin's (SS-410) crew receiving their combat pins at the end of the 3rd patrol at Guam, 1945.||Courtesy of John Mitchell.|
|21k||Threadfin's (SS-410) WW II battleflag.||Courtesy of Jim Rolle.|
|679k||Threadfin (SS-410) flying flags.||USN photo courtesy of Scott Koen & ussnewyork.com.|
|65k||Threadfin's (SS-410) sailors dressed in whites line the deck as the boat pulls into port, possibly at the naval base at Staten Island, N.Y., 22 September 1945.||USN photo.
Text courtesy of DANFS.
|152k||Dockside view at New London, CT., shows the Amberjack (SS-522) possibly being supplied with stocks for her shakedown cruise & Threadfin (SS-410), which served as a training platform for the officers and men learning the ropes at the Submarine School. Spring / early Summer 1946.||Photo courtesy of Jim Carroll and submitted by Mike Keating.
Partial text courtesy of DANFS.
|189k||Starboard side view of the Threadfin (SS-410), underway, probably 1946-48.||Courtesy of Erminio Bagnasco book, "Submarines of WW II", submitted by Aryeh Wetherhorn.|
|240k||Threadfin (SS-410) still sports a deck gun on 23 April 1952.||USN photo # USN 441507 courtesy of Scott Koen & ussnewyork.com.|
|1.27k||Baltimore, Maryland (20 May 1962) - Hundreds of persons lined up along the dock at Pier 4, Pratt Street yesterday to inspect the submarine Threadfin (SS-410) which was on display. The submarine, together with the Mullinix (DD-944), a destroyer, was open to public inspection as part of the celebration of Armed Forces Day. The Mullinix took 120 Gold Star mothers on a cruise. A parade of boats at 2 P.M. climaxed the festivities honoring the armed services.||Photo courtesy of the Guardian News Service via Bill Gonyo.|
|56k||Sailors aboard the Threadfin (SS-410) prepare for a swim on the steel beach between 1962 and 1964.||Courtesy of John Hummel, USN (Retired).|
|316k||Threadfin (SS-410) underway on 15 January 1963.||Photo from the Ida Woodward Baron Collection in the Florida Keys Public Library via flickr.com courtesy of Steven Gower.|
|249k||Change of command at Subron 12 Key West Fla. in the 1960's aboard the Bushnell (AS-15). Barracuda (SST-3) upper right. Other boats there are Sea Cat (SS-399), Picuda (SS-382), Atule (SS-403), Sea Fox (SS-402), Threadfin (SS-410) & Chopper (SS-342).||Photo courtesy of John Hummel, USN (Retired).|
|625k||Early 1960's view of the Threadfin (SS-410).||USN photo courtesy of Scott Koen & ussnewyork.com.|
|261k||Does Santa slide down periscope shears?
The crews of the Threadfin (SS-410) & Odax (SS-484) wait to find out; Xmas 1959 in Charleston, S.C.
|Photo courtesy of John Hummel, USN (Retired).|
Photo i.d. courtesy of Steven Reith.
|708k||Port quarter view of the Threadfin (SS-410) on 16 March 1967.||USN photo # NPC 1126028 courtesy of Scott Koen & ussnewyork.com.|
|135k||Transfer Roster Plaque and history of the Threadfin (SS-410), 18 August 1972.||Photo courtesy of Tommy D. Sawyer, CAPT, USN (Ret.)|
|TCG I Inonu (S-346)|
|125k||Double Commissioning Ceremony with the Dumlupinar (S-339) & Inonu (S-346), 24 August 1972.||Photo courtesy of Sait Kucuk, CPOS (Ret),Turkish Navy.|
|156k||Double Commissioning Ceremony with the Dumlupinar (S-339) & Inonu (S-346), 24 August 1972.||Photo courtesy of Sait Kucuk, CPOS (Ret),Turkish Navy.|
|135k||The Inonu (S-346) surfacing.||Photo courtesy of Sait Kucuk, CPOS (Ret),Turkish Navy. |
|77k||The Inonu (S-346) leaving harbor for a patrol.||Photo courtesy of Sait Kucuk, CPOS (Ret),Turkish Navy.|
|141k||Inonu (S-346) dockside with small boats for company.||Photo courtesy of Cüneyt Demir.|
|104k||Port broadside view of the Inonu (S-346) underway with crew on deck.||Photo courtesy of Y.M.Umar,CPO (Ret.),Turkish Navy.|
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