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|12k||Istiophorus platypterus, a Sailfish.||Illustrated by Diane Rome Peebles. Photo courtesy of myfwc.com.|
|338k||Sailfish (SSR-572), launching, 7 September 1955, at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, Kittery, ME.||USN photo courtesy of Scott Koen & ussnewyork.com.|
|129k||Sailfish (SSR-572), prior to commissioning, Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, Kittery, ME. The Destroyer Escort Peterson (DE-152) is moored dockside behind the Sailfish.||USN photo courtesy of Glenn Jackson, former crew member.|
|137k||A view of the Albacore (AGSS-569) submarine in December 1955 at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, Kittery, ME. The submarine Sailfish (SSR-572) is under construction in the background. The Destroyer Escort Peterson (DE-152) is moored dockside behind the Albacore.||Photographer: Peter Stackpole, courtesy of life.time.com|
|86k||Sailfish (SSR-572), underway during builders sea trials, early 1956.||USN photo courtesy of Glenn Jackson, former crew member.|
|83k||Sailfish (SSR-572), at sea, 1956.||USN photo courtesy of Glenn Jackson, former crew member.|
|92k||Sailfish (SSR-572), underway circa 1956-1958.||USN photo courtesy of Glenn Jackson, former crew member.|
|400k||1957 4 page PDF Sailfish (SSR-572) history as a Radar Picket.||Photo courtesy of Thomas Becher.|
|81k||Sailfish (SSR-572), date and place unknown.||Photo from "Our Navy" Magazine 15 February, 1958, courtesy of Stanley Svec.|
|80k||Sailfish (SSR-572), on the Thames River in New London, CT., heading out of the Sub Base toward the open sea, circa 1959 or 1961.||USN photo courtesy of Glenn Jackson, former crew member.|
|84k||Sailfish (SS-572), circa 1961, place unknown.||USN photo courtesy of Glenn Jackson, former crew member.|
|195k||Sailfish (SS-572) in December 1962, in Genoa, Italy while backing into the pier before heading for Rota Spain, en route to New London, Conn. The Photograph was taken by an Italian photographer and a postcard produced and sold to crew members.||USN photo courtesy of Paul Kelley, IC1(SS). Photo i.d. courtesy of David Yoh (USN retired).|
|271k||Sailfish (SSR-572) & Angler (SSK-240) at Genoa, Italy on 29 December 1962.||Photo courtesy of Carlo Martinelli.|
|88k||Sailfish (SS-572), underway. Photo from Subron 10 Cruise Book, 1964-1965.||USN photo courtesy of Fred Willshaw.|
|84k||Sailfish (SS-572), getting underway to lay a wreath over the last known location of Thresher (SSN-593). Photo from Subron 10 Cruise Book, 1964-1965.||USN photo courtesy of Fred Willshaw.|
|886k||Orion (AS-18) at Naval Station Norfolk, VA. during a change of command ceremony with the following submarines alongside.
Inboard to outboard:
probably Cutlass (SS-478),
Requin (SS-481) & Barbero (SSG-317).
|US Naval History and Heritage Command photo # NH 92321 courtesy of Robert Hurst via Gary Priolo.|
Photo added 12/06/18.
|265k||Sailfish (SSR-572) sails in February 1966.||USN photo courtesy of Scott Koen & ussnewyork.com.|
|326k||Portside view of the Sailfish (SSR-572) circa 1966.||USN photo courtesy of Scott Koen & ussnewyork.com.|
|83k||Sailfish (SS-572) in the Philly yards 1967-68. Fletcher class destroyers in mothballs in background.||Photo i.d. courtesy of Glenn Jackson EM2(SS) USS Sailfish SS572, 1967-1960.
Photo courtesy of John Hummel, USN (Retired).
|101k||Sailfish (SS-572) arriving at Pearl Harbor, August 1969. This was the day Sailfish arrived in Pearl Harbor from SubRon 8 in New London, CT. The Lei is made from GDU bags.||USN photo courtesy of Glenn Jackson, former crew member.|
|101k||Sailfish (SS-572) at Pearl Harbor, August 1969. This was the first official Navy picture taken in Pearl Harbor after she was attached to SubRon 7.||USN photo courtesy of Glenn Jackson, former crew member.|
|624k||October 1969 Bio for RADM Walter L. Small, USN. Per the bio he commanded Batfish (SS-310), Clamagore (SS-343), Van Valkenburgh (DD-656) and Sperry (AS-12).
The photo is of RADM Small addressing officer and men of SUBPAC during the change of command of SUBPAC on 10/13/70 aboard the Queenfish (SSN-651). Note Sailfish (SS-572) is in the background.
|USN photo courtesy of the Vallejo Naval & Historical Museum via Darryl L. Baker.|
|68k||Sailfish (SS-572), in dry dock Yokosuka Naval Shipyard, Japan, 1970.||USN photo courtesy of Glenn Jackson, former crew member.|
|160k||Sailfish (SS-572), in dry dock Yokosuka Naval Shipyard, Japan, 1970.||USN photo courtesy of Glenn Jackson, former crew member.|
|72k||Sailfish (SS-572), at Kaohsiung, 1970.||Photo by William P. Jones, MD, Medical Officer, USS Niagara Falls (AFS-3).|
|52k||Sailfish (SS-572), tied to USCGC Taney (37) at the anchorage in Kaohsiung .||Photo by William P. Jones, M.D. 1969.|
|200k||Sailfish (SS-572), in dry dock Yokosuka Naval Shipyard, Japan, 1970's. Barely visible in the drydock ahead of the Sailfish is the transport submarine Grayback (LPSS-574). A portion of her hull, the port side lockout chamber, and the top of her tall sail can be seen.||Text courtesy of Dave Johnston (USNR).
USN photo courtesy of Glenn Jackson, former crew member.
|152k||Sailfish (SS-572), underway 1972. Attached here is a PDF during her period in Submarine Group 5.||Photo courtesy of Chuck McGowen.
PDF courtesy of Darryl L. Baker
|1.30k||Sailfish (SS-572) Welcome aboard pamphlet, circa 1975.||PDF courtesy of Darryl L. Baker|
|547k||James D. Rattan during his Annapolis years.
He appears here as a LCDR when he took command of the Sailfish (SSR-572) at Mare Island on 26 September 1975 and relieved LCDR James O. Ballard.
|Insert photo via his daughter Dana Adams & son James Laud Rattan II.|
Photo from the files of the Vallejo Naval & Historical Museum via Darryl L. Baker.
Photo added 09/25/18.
|100k||Sailfish (SS-572), quietly sitting under the port flight deck overhang of the Midway (CV-41) at the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard in July 1997.||Photo taken from Warship Boneyards, by Kit and Carolyn Bonner & submitted by Robert Hurst.|
|399k||Sailfish (SSR-572) berthed at Bremerton, WA.||Photo courtesy of Ron Reeves (of blessed memory).|
|127k||The Sailfish (SS-572), berthed at Bremerton, WA., 18 October 2002, stripped of electronics and weapons, awaiting disposal. She is moored starboard side to, under the angled flight deck of Midway (CV-41).||Photo courtesy of Ric Hedman TN(SS).|
|133k||Sailfish (SSR-572) on 25 October 2003, getting ready for sinkex.||Photo courtesy of John Hummel, USN (Retired).|
|97k||Sailfish (SS-572) sinkex location.||Photo courtesy of mysite.verizon.net/gjack572/ via Eric H. Ericson III, TM3(SS) Bang (SS-385).|
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