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USS Volador (SS 490) - Navy Site

USS Volador (SS 490) - decommissioned -. One of the TENCH - class submarines, the USS VOLADOR was the second ship in the Navy to bear the name. Laid down on June 15, 1945, work on her construction was discontinued in January 1946. Her unfinished hulk remained on the ways until August 1947 when construction resumed.

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USS VOLADOR (SS-490) Deployments & History

USS VOLADOR (SS-490) The second Volador (SS-490) was laid down on 15 June 1945 by the Portsmouth (N.H.) Naval Shipyard, but work on her construction was discontinued in January 1946. Her unfinished hulk remained on the ways until August 1947 when construction resumed.

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USS Volador (SS-490)

USS Volador (SS 490), a sclass|Tench|submarine, was the second ship of the United States Navy to be named for the volador, one of several varieties of flying or sailing fishes named for a Spanish language term meaning flying .The contract to

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USN Ships--USS Volador (SS-490) - ibiblio

USS Volador (SS-490), 1948-1972. USS Volador, a 1570-ton Tench class submarine, was on the building ways at the Portsmouth Navy Yard, Kittery, Maine, when her construction was suspended in early 1946. Work resumed in mid-1947 to a revised design that turned her into a much improved "Guppy II" submarine, with streamlined hull and sail, more powerful electric propulsion system and a snorkel,

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History of USS Volador - donmac

USS Volador SS490. Keel laid down in Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, Kittery, ME, 15 JUN 45; Launched 21 MAY 48; Sponsored by Mrs. Dudley W. Morton; Commissioned 10 JAN 48 with Cdr Howard A. Thompson in command; Decommissioned and loaned to Italy 18 AUG 72; Returned to U.S. control, struck from the Navy List and sold to

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USS Volador (SS 490) Crew List Navybuddies Crew

There are 17 crew members registered for the USS Volador (SS 490). Served on board the Volador until November 1955 when I started back to college. Started as EN3 and became qualified in 1955 ended as EN2 (SS), later was changed to END2 (SS) I was a TM Striker in the Seaman Gang and Mess Cooking.

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USS VOLADOR (SS-490) Crew Roster - Hull Number

110 rows · USS VOLADOR (SS-490) Crew Links. Add Your Name to the SS-490 Crew Roster .

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Current Sailors -- USS Volador Official Webiste

USS Volador (SS-490) This is a list of all of our active crew members. Any comments, concerns, or questions please contact us. Name Email Rank Dates Served; Jim Ackles Not on file EM2(ss) 1970 through 1971 Gary Anderson [email protected] RM2(ss) 1966 through 1967 Theodore F. Armstrong [email protected]:

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USS Volador (SS-490)

USS Volador (SS 490), a sclass|Tench|submarine, was the second ship of the United States Navy to be named for the volador, one of several varieties of flying or sailing fishes named for a Spanish language term meaning flying .The contract to

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USN Ships--USS Volador (SS-490) - ibiblio

USS Volador (SS-490), 1948-1972. USS Volador, a 1570-ton Tench class submarine, was on the building ways at the Portsmouth Navy Yard, Kittery, Maine, when her construction was suspended in early 1946. Work resumed in mid-1947 to a revised design that turned her into a much improved "Guppy II" submarine, with streamlined hull and sail, more uss volador ss

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USS Volador SS-490 (1948-1977) Mesothelioma

USS Volador SS-490 (1948-1977). The USS Volador, a Tench-class diesel-electric submarine, was built by the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard. Began in June 1945, her hulk remained unfinished until August 1947, when her construction resumed with GUPPY II enhancements to the original Tench design. Sponsored by Mrs. Dudley W. Morton, she was launched on May 21, 1948.

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USS Volador (SS-490), a Tench-class submarine, was the second ship of the United States Navy to be named for the volador.The contract to build her was awarded to Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Kittery, Maine, and her keel was laid down on 15 June 1945, but work on her construction was discontinued in January 1946.Her unfinished hulk remained on the ways until August 1947 when construction uss volador ss

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VOLADOR SS 490 - NavalCoverMuseum

USS VOLADOR SS-490 Commissioned October 1 1948 Converted to a Guppy II type submarine in 1948 Upgraded to a Guppy III type submarine in 1963 Decommissioned August 18 1972 Struck from the Naval Register December 5 1977; INS GIANFRANCO GAZZANA PRIAROGGIA S-502 Sold to Italy on August 18 1972, Commissioned and renamed.

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VOLADOR - donmac

VOLADOR conducted a shipping reconnaissance patrol until the night of 27 September 1953 when she made rendezvous with and was relieved by submarine CAIMAN (SS-323). VOLADOR arrived at Pearl Harbor on 7 October 1953. During her second patrol, she contacted a total of 63 ships and identified and photographed the majority of them.

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USS Volador SS 490 November 22 1969 (sub9437)

Details about USS Volador SS 490 November 22 1969 (sub9437) USS Volador SS 490 November 22 1969 (sub9437) Item Information. Condition:--not specified. Price US $3.50. USS Volador SS 490 November 22 1969 (sub9437) Sign in to check out Check out as guest . Adding to your cart.

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SubmarineSailor Sea Stories - Black Suits and Dark Glasses

by Wally Gage, TMC-SS, USS Volador SS-490, 1956-59 It was 1957 and the USS Volador was in the shipyard in Yokosuka Japan. We had just returned from an operation somewhere north after a flooding incident in the maneuvering room. It was a time for the boat to

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History - USS Ronquil

Throughout the patrol, RONQUIL identified and photographed numerous radar targets and made rendezvous with the USS Volador SS-490 and USS Tiru SS-416 to exchange patrol reports and other valuable information. For this Patrol, RONQUIL earned the

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BOOK REVIEW - Fatal Dive Solving the World War II Mystery uss volador ss

Jul 16, 2013 · A photograph of a torpedo lodged in the sail of USS Volador (SS 490) is shown with the caption, The USS Volador survived a circular run torpedo that lodged in the conning tower but did not detonate. However, a more thorough search would have revealed that the photograph did not show proof of

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USS Volador (IX-59) - WikiMili, The Best Wikipedia Reader

Jan 27, 2020 · USS Volador (SS-490), a Tench-class submarine, was the second ship of the United States Navy to be named for the volador. The contract to build her was awarded to Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Kittery, Maine, and her keel was laid down on 15 June 1945, but work on her construction was discontinued in January 1946.

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