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SS-213 Greenling
United States Navy submarine
Class Laid down, Shipyard LaunchedCommissioned Disabled and Why
Gato 1940/11/12
Electric Boat Co., Groton, Conn.
1941/09/20 1942/01/21 1960/06/16
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WW II combat actions:
From Till Operation Force Action Source
42/04       joinPac   66 
42/04/03 42/04/20     P.H.   66 
42/04/20 42/06/16     patro01: Marshalls, Carolines   66 
42/04/30 42/05/01     patro01: attacking (4 times) AE Seia Maru off Eniwetok - dud torp. (09-32N, 156-03E)   66  85 
42/05/04       patro01: sinking PG Kinjosan Maru N of Truk (08-44N, 150-56E)   85 
42/06/04       patro01: departed Truk area   66 
42/06/16 42/07/10     P.H.   66 
42/07/10 42/09/01     patro02: off Truk  
42/07/26       patro02: damaging ship off Truk   66 
42/07/29       patro02: damaging another ship off Truk   66 
42/08/05       patro02: sinking AP Brazil M.(12700) off Truk (09-50N, 150-38E)   66  85 
42/08/05       patro02: sinking Palau M.(4495) off Truk (09-04N, 150-54E)   66  85 
42/08/05       patro02: photoreconnaissance Truk > sail to New Britain area   66 
42/08/20 42/09/01     patro02: sail New Britain > Midway - sinking trawler by deck gun   66 
42/09/01 42/09/23     Midway   66 
42/09/23 42/11/01     patro03: off Home Islands   66 
42/10/03       patro03: sinking AK s/s Kinkai Maru (38-46N, 142-02E)   66  85 
42/10/04       patro03: sinking AK s/s Secujo Maru off Sanriku (39-48N, 142-08E)   66  85 
42/10/14       patro03: sinking AK Takusei Maru 6 nm of Todo Zaki, Honshu (39-33N, 142-15E)   66  85 
42/10/18       patro03: sinking AP Hakoneshan Maru NE of Honshu (38-46N, 142-03E)   66  85 
42/10/21       patro03: sinking sampan   66 
42/11/01 42/12/09     P.H.   66 
42/12/09 43/01/31     patro04: Solomons - Truk area   66 
42/12/21       patro04: off Bougainville attacking AO   66 
42/12/22       patro04: sinkinkg patrol #35 from convoy 70 nm NNE of Kieta, Bougainville (05-05S, 156-04E)   85 
42/12/30       patro04: sinking freighter Nissho Maru off Truk   66 
42/12/30       patro04: sinking AK Hiteru M., damaging AK Rjufuku M. from convoy 180 n NE of Manus (00-41N,148-52E)   85 
43/01/10       patro04: damaging AO - attacked by AOs deck gun   66 
43/01/16       patro04: sinking AP Kimposan Maru W of Kavieng (02-47S, 149-10E)   66  85 
43/01/18       patro04: damaging AE/AGS Soja in Queen Carola Channel (02-04S, 150-37E)   85 
43/01/19       patro04: damaging AK Shinai Maru N of Rabaul (01-35S, 150-57E)   85 
43/01/31 43/02/21     Brisbane   66 
43/02/21 43/04/26     patro05: Solomons - Bismarck area   66 
43/03/02       patro05: landed intelligence agents on the coast of New Britain   66 
43/03/13       patro05: witness sinking of AK Momojama Maru by B-17 off Wewak   85 
43/04/26 43/05/17     Brisbane   66 
43/05/17 43/07/08     patro06: Solomons-New Guinea area   66 
43/06/09       patro06: damaging AO Akebono Maru off Truk (02-17N, 145-38E)   66  85 
43/06/10       patro06: damaging ship   66 
43/06/27       patro06: damaging ship   66 
43/07/08 43/07/29     Brisbane   66 
43/07/29 43/09/10     patro07:   66 
43/08/22 43/08/23     patro07: landed Marine Raiders in Treasury Islands   66 
43/09/10       Tarawa - sail to P.H. > San Francisco for overhaul   66 
43/10 43/12     ?? Mare Island Naval Shipyard ?? - overhaul   66 
43/12/05 43/12/20     P.H.   66 
43/12/20 44/01/28     patro08: Caroline Islands   66 
43/12/31       patro08: sinking AP Shoho Maru 145 nm SE of Ponape (05-40N, 160-20E), attacked by PC Ch-30   66  85 
44/01       patro08: reconnaissance Wake Island   66 
44/01/28 44/03/20     Midway   66 
44/03/20 44/05/12     patro09: photoreconnaissance Guam, Tinian, and Saipan   66 
44/04/02 44/04/29     patro09: Marianas reconnaissance   85 
44/05/12 44/07/09     P.H.   66 
44/07/09 44/09/12     patro10: off Formosa - wolfpack with Billfish and Sailfish   66 
44/08/08       patro10: sinking trawler   66 
44/09/12 44/10/03     Midway   66 
44/10/03 44/11/23     patro11: ocean approaches to Tokyo   66 
44/11/07       patro11: sinking AO Kotai Maru, AP Kiri Maru #8 in entrance to Suruga Bay (34-34N, 138-35E)   66  85 
44/11/10       patro11: sinking P-46 SW of Jokosuka (34-30N, 138-34E)   66  85 
44/11/23 44/12/26     P.H.   66 
44/12/26 45/01/27     patro12: Nansei Shoto   66 
45/01/24       patro12: attacking convoy   66 
45/01/25       patro12: damaged by depth charges off Nansei Shoto (29-27N, 130-09E) > terminate patrol   85 
45/01/27       Saipan - repairs   66 

Ship status, hull number changes...: struck from Navy List 1960/03/01
Ship score (awards, enemy ships credited...): 10 Battle Stars, 12 patrols, PUC (1st - 3rd patrol); 13/58414, P-46;
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