Exhibit by Steve Shay Frame 1, Page 5

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

USS Sturgeon SS-187
Salmon class
Launched March 15, 1938

Upper: Launch cover, USS Pompano Type 3(AC-BBT) cancel, cachet design Martin Aden.
Lower: USS Sturgeon Type 3r(A-BBT) cancel, cachet design by Louis Weigand.














Displacement 2,220 tons, 308′ length, one deck gun. Made 10 war patrols in the Pacific during World War II. Sank 9 ships, later assigned to New London, Connecticut in early 1945, as training ship. Decommissioned November 15, 1945 and sold for scrap.


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