Allied Warships

Pomodon (SS-486)

Submarine of the Tench class

NavyThe US Navy
Built byPortsmouth Navy Yard (Kittery, Maine, U.S.A.) 
Laid down29 Jan 1945 
Launched12 Jun 1945 
Commissioned9 Nov 1945 
End service1 Aug 1970 

Decommissioned and stricken 1 August 1970.
Sold 28 December 1971 to be broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS Pomodon (486)

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1T/Cdr. Melvin Hultquist Dry, USN9 Nov 1945

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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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