Allied Warships

Cobbler (SS-344)

Submarine of the Balao class

NavyThe US Navy
Built byElectric Boat Co. (Groton, Connecticut, U.S.A.) 
Ordered6 Jun 1942 
Laid down3 Apr 1944 
Launched1 Apr 1945 
Commissioned8 Aug 1945 
End service21 Nov 1973 

Decommissioned, stricken and transferred to Turkey 21 November 1973 being renamed Canakkale (S-341).


Commands listed for USS Cobbler (344)

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1T/Cdr. James Bizzell Grady, USN8 Aug 1945Mar 1946

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Notable events involving Cobbler include:

22 Aug 1945
USS Cobbler (Cdr. J.B. Grady, USN) departed New London, Connecticut for Newport, Rhode Island for torpedo trials.

25 Aug 1945
Having completed her torpedo trials, USS Cobbler (Cdr. J.B. Grady, USN), returned to New London, Connecticut.

Media links

U. S. Submarines in World War II

Kimmett, Larry and Regis, Margaret

U.S. Submarines Through 1945

Friedman, Norman
(£ 56.95)

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