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Type:  Submarine
Class:  SS 285
Builder:  Electric Boat Co (General Dynamics)
UIC (Unit Id Code):  
Length:  312 feet
Beam:  27 feet
Displacement:  2391 tons
# Officers:  10
# Enlisted:  71
Propulsion:  Diesel - Electric
# Propellers:  2
Launched:  10/31/1943
Commissioned:  3/8/1944
Decommissioned:  2/20/1970
Reunion / Association
Date: 9/2/2012 to 9/8/2012
Details: Norfolk,VA. Sept. 2-8, 2012. Reunion to be held in conjunction with USSVI Norfolk 2012 Convention. Reunion at the Marriott Waterside Hotel. Last was in San Diego,CA. 1 Sept.2009
Contact: John William Clear Phone: (360) 437-1143 E-mail:

Crew Lists
# Crew listed:  776
# Commission Crew:  75
# Decommission Crew:  19
# with e-mail:  243
# Eternal Patrol:  188
Status:  Sunk as Target
Fate:  Sealion was RESTRASUB 60-61 in Portsmouth, recommissioned, then sunk as a target off Newport, RI in 1978
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