Allied Warships

Irex (SS-482)

Submarine of the Tench class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeSubmarine
ClassTench 
Pennant482 
Built byPortsmouth Navy Yard (Kittery, Maine, U.S.A.) 
Ordered 
Laid down2 Oct 1944 
Launched26 Jan 1945 
Commissioned14 May 1945 
End service17 Nov 1969 
History

Decommissioned and stricken 17 November 1969.
Sold 13 September 1971 and broken up for scrap.

 

Commands listed for USS Irex (482)

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1Cdr. John Daniel Crowley, USN14 May 19452 Jan 1946

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Notable events involving Irex include:


19 Jun 1945
USS Irex (Cdr. J.D. Crowley, USN), arrived Newport, Rhode Island from Porthsmouth, New Hampshire for torpedo trials.

22 Jun 1945
Having comleted her torpedo trials, USS Irex (Cdr. J.D. Crowley, USN), arrived at New London, Connecticut from Newport, Rhode Island.

3 Jul 1945
USS Irex (Cdr. J.D. Crowley, USN) departed New London, Connecticut for Port Everglades, Florida.

7 Jul 1945
USS Irex (Cdr. J.D. Crowley, USN) arrived at Port Everglades, Florida from New London, Connecticut.

29 Jul 1945
USS Irex (Cdr. J.D. Crowley, USN) departed Port Everglades, Florida for the Panama Canal Zone.

3 Aug 1945
USS Irex (Cdr. J.D. Crowley, USN) arrived in the Panama Canal Zone from Port Everglades, Florida.

24 Aug 1945
USS Irex (Cdr. J.D. Crowley, USN) departed the Panama Canal Zone for Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. With the war over she was ordered to remain in the Atlantic.

26 Aug 1945
USS Irex (Cdr. J.D. Crowley, USN) arrived at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba from the Panama Canal Zone.

Media links


U. S. Submarines in World War II

Kimmett, Larry and Regis, Margaret


U.S. Submarines Through 1945

Friedman, Norman


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