file created: 12/07/02 00:14:26 , last update: 05/29/02

SS-325 Blower
United States Navy submarine
Class Laid down, Shipyard LaunchedCommissioned Disabled and Why
Balao 1943/07/15
Electric Boat Co., Groton, Conn.
1944/04/23 1944/08/10 1950/11/16
Namesake: Blower is a fish of the Atlantic coast of the United States and the West Indies.
TTD differences from class:

WW II combat actions:
From Till Operation Force Action Source
44/12       joinPac  
44/12/16 45/01/17     P.H. - voyage repairs, training   81 
45/01/17       patro01:, Java Sea, South China Sea  
45/02/13       patro01: attacking Ise or Hijuga in South China Sea   81  99 
45/06 45/07/28     patro03: Java Sea, South China Sea   81 
45/07/15       patro03: attacking I-351  
45/07/28 45/09     Fremantle   81 

Ship status, hull number changes...: 1950/11/16 decommissioned, transfered
Ship score (awards, enemy ships credited...): 3 patrols
Notice: 1950/11/16 sold to Turkey > Dumlupinar II, lost 1953/04/04 serving in Turkish Navy