Territory Stories

USS Seawolf (SS-197)

Details:

Title

USS Seawolf (SS-197)

Collection

WWII Military Units; HistoryNT; Second World War, 1939-1945

Date

2021

Location

Darwin Harbour

Nation of service

United States of America

Service

Navy

Service branch

Submarine

Unit

USS Seawolf (SS-197)

Date arrived in NT

1942-01-09

Date left the NT

1944-07-07

Honours and awards

World War II service, 13 Battle stars

History

The Seawolf loaded 30 to 40 tons of .50 caliber anti-aircraft ammunition for use by American forces on Corregidor and sailed for Manila Bay on 16 January 1942. In July 1944 Seawolf was sent to Darwin. Her 14th war patrol was a special mission to Tawitawi in the Sulu Archipelago. Seawolf failed to report on her 15th war patrol and was posted missing 28 December 1944.

Notes

Metadata: Attribution International 4.0 (CC-BY 4.0) https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0

Language

English

Subject

Second Word War, 1939-1945; United States Navy; Submarine; USS Seawolf; Navy; USS Seawolf (SS-197)

File type

image/jpeg

Use

No known copyright

Copyright owner

Naval History and Heritage Command

License

https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/pubic-domain/pdm

Related links

https://www.history.navy.mil/content/history/nhhc/our-collections/photography/numerical-list-of-images/nhhc-series/nh-series/NH-99000/NH-99548.html [Naval History and Heritage Command : NH 99548]; https://www.history.navy.mil/research/histories/ship-histories/danfs/s/seawolf-i.html [Dictionary of American Naval FIghting Ships]; http://www.oneternalpatrol.com/uss-seawolf-197.htm [On eternal patrol USS Seawolf (SS-197)]; http://www.ozatwar.com/usnavy/ussseawolf.htm [USS Seawolf (SS-197) operated out of Brisbane submarine base]; http://trove.nla.gov.au/list?id=31740 [USS Seawolf (SS-197)]

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/842588

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/842588

Related items

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/842889


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