Allied Warships

Pomodon (SS-486)

Submarine of the Tench class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeSubmarine
ClassTench 
Pennant486 
Built byPortsmouth Navy Yard (Kittery, Maine, U.S.A.) 
Ordered 
Laid down29 Jan 1945 
Launched12 Jun 1945 
Commissioned9 Nov 1945 
End service1 Aug 1970 
History

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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U. S. Submarines in World War II

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U.S. Submarines Through 1945

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