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|139k||Sarda (SS-488) is launched on 24 August 1945.||Electric Boat photo courtesy of Scott Koen & ussnewyork.com|
|23k||Sarda (SS-488) underway, shortly after the war.||US Archives photo # USN-442627, courtesy of usssubvetsofwwii.org.|
|30k||Commemorative postal cover marking Sarda's (SS-488), 12,000th dive.||Courtesy of Jack Treutle.|
|99k||Sarda (SS-488), maneuvering in line abreast formation during exercises off Block Island, Rhode Island, in April 1947. Nearest submarine is Sarda. Torsk (SS-423) is next. Both are fitted with 5"/25 deck guns fore and aft.||US National Archives photo # 80-G-704269, a USN photo, now in the collections of the US National Archives, US Naval Historical Center.|
|91k||Flying Fish (SS-229) circa 1951 at rest at a pier with the fleet submarine Sarda (AGSS-488).|
Flying Fish is fitted with the large GHG (Gruppen Horsch Gerat) conformal sonar array taken from the German heavy cruiser KMS Prinz Eugen.
|USN photo and text from The American Submarine by Norman Polmar, courtesy of Robert Hurst.|
|81k|| Sarda (SS-488) 1956. |
In the fall of 1949, she was transferred to SubDiv 21, and her primary mission was shifted from test and evaluation work to school ship duties. She continued that work through the 1950's, interrupting it only for type training; mine planting exercises; ASW exercises; fleet exercises; occasional participation in NATO or joint United States-Canadian exercises off the coasts of the Atlantic Provinces and northern New England
|Text courtesy of DANFS. USN photo from Jane's Fighting Ships, 1956-57 submitted by Robert Hurst.|
|273k||All a head full in Sarda's (SS-488) after battery can be relieved by flushing in 1959.||Photo courtesy of Owen Carlson.|
|277k||After Battery Berthing Stbd, Looking Fwd, 1959.||Photo courtesy of Owen Carlson.|
|139k||Crews Mess, Galley.||Photo courtesy of Owen Carlson.|
|328k||Sarda (SS-488) sails into the early 1960's.||US Navy courtesy of Scott Koen & ussnewyork.com|
|54k||Sarda (SS-488), off New London CT. 1960's.||Courtesy of John Hummel.|
|112k||As a classified AGSS, possibly during the winter of 1962 when Sarda (AGSS-488) returned to the Caribbean for an extended stay.||Text courtesy of DANFS.
|269k||Diablo (SS-479), 1964 June 1, Decommissioning Ceremony with Sarda (SS-488) outboard at US Naval Submarine Base, New London, CT.||Courtesy of LCDR Tomme J. Lambertson USN(RET).|
|243k||In the winter of 1963, Sarda (SS-488) deployed to the Mediterranean where she operated with the 6th Fleet; and, on her return to New London in late May, she resumed school ship duties.||Text courtesy of DANFS.
USN photo courtesy of Scott Koen & ussnewyork.com
|542k||4 page PDF Welcome Aboard the Sarda (SS-488).||PDF courtesy of Scott Koen & ussnewyork.com.
PDF added 06/09/16.
|870k||Bruce W. Hauschel next to a painting of the Sarda (SS-488), a Tench-class submarine built at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard.||Photo courtesy of Thresher Base Submarine Veterans via flickr.com.
Photo added 06/09/16.
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