Exhibit by Steve Shay Frame 1, Page 11

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

USS Wahoo SS-238
Gato class
Launched February 14, 1942

Upper: Launch cover, cachet design by Martin Aden, shipyard machine postmark.
Lower: Memorial cover, cachet design by Budd Arrington, Pictorial postmark.
















Made seven war patrols in the Pacific during World War II. 23rd on the honor roll (tonnage) with 60,038 tons, tied for 5th on the honor roll (ships sunk) with 20. After sinking four ships, caught on the surface on October 11, 1943 in Japanese waters and sunk during depth charge attack.


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