Exhibit by Steve Shay Frame 1, Page 10

A History of the Submarines Built at the Mare Island Naval Shipyard

USS Trigger SS-237
Gato class
Launched October 22, 1941

Upper: First Day of Postal Service cover, USS Trigger Type 3z(BBT) cancel, cachet sponsored by Dr. S.E. Hutnick.
Lower: USS Trigger Type Fz cancel.
















Made twelve war patrols in the Pacific during World War II, sinking 18 ships, damaging several others including Japanese carrier Hiyo. During one patrol sunk three ships for combined total 20,660 tons in three and a half hours. 7th on the honor roll (tonnage) with 86,552 tons, tied for 11th on the honor roll (ships sunk). Lost on patrol March 28, 1945 after depth charge attack by surface ships and aircraft.


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