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SS-364 Hammerhead
United States Navy submarine
Class Laid down, Shipyard LaunchedCommissioned Disabled and Why
Balao 1943/05/05
Manitowoc Shipbuilding Co., Ma
1943/10/24 1944/03/01 1972/01/01
sold
Namesake: ěralok kladivoun - A voracious shark found in warm seas, with a curious hammerlike head.
TTD differences from class:44/10: SJ radar
Camouflage:


WW II combat actions:
From Till Operation Force Action Source
43/11       Great Lakes - training cruise   68 
44/05       joinPac  
44/06/06 44/08/17   17.15/Parks' Pirates patro01: Luzon Strait, S of Formosa - with Steelhead, Parche   81 
44/06/09     17.15/Parks' Pirates patro01: sinking(guns) sampan   81 
44/06/29     17.15/Parks' Pirates patro01: attacking coastal AO - forced to retrieve by planes   81 
44/06/30     17.15/Parks' Pirates patro01: damaging sevral ships from convoy   81 
44/07/20     17.15/Parks' Pirates patro01: found convoy in Luzon Strait  
44/08/17 44/09/09     Fremantle - refit   81 
44/09/09 44/11/02 King2   patro02: wolfpack with Gurnard & Bonefish - Java Sea, South China Sea   81 
44/10/01   King2   patro02: sinking 3 AKs (16037 BRT) - Kjokuho M., Hijori M., Higane M. N off Borneo (06-30N, 116-11E)   81  86  85
44/10/01   King2   patro02:  
44/10/20   King2   patro02: sinking AK Ojo M. (04-41N, 113-22E), Ugo M. (04-52N,113-24E) from 6-ship convoy off Borneo   81  86  85
44/11/02 44/11/25     Fremantle - refit   81 
44/11/25 45/01/17     patro03: South China Sea - wolfpack with Lapon, Paddle   81 
44/12/08       patro03: sinking/share (Paddle) AO Shoei Maru 150 nm WSW of Miri, Sarawak (03-50N, 111-30E)   85 
45/01/17 45/02/19     Fremantle - refit   81 
45/02/19 45/03/03     patro04: wolfpack with Baya   81 
45/02/23       patro04: sinking PF Jaku from convoy 15 nm S of Cape Varella (12-39N, 109-29E)   66  85 
45/03       patro04: CO illness > sail to Subic Bay   81 
45/03/03 45/03/10     Subic Bay, Luzon   81 
45/03/10 45/04/06     patro05: off Indochina   81 
45/03/29       patro05: sinking corv. #84 from convoy HI-88-J 115 nm N of Cape Varella (14-44N, 109-16E)   81  85 
45/04/06 45/05/03?     Subic Bay, Luzon Is - refit   81 
45/05/03? 45/05/25     patro06: Gulf of Siam   81 
45/05/06       patro06: sinking AO Kinrei Maru 105 nm NE of Singora, Malaya (08-15N, 102-00E)   81  85 
45/05/15       patro06: sinking AP Tottori M. 130 nm NNE of Singora, (09-12N, 101-20E), attacked by AM Hacutaka   81  85 
45/05/25 45/06/21     Fremantle - refit   81 
45/06/21 45/08/21     patro07: Gulf of Siam   81 
45/07/10       patro07: sinking AK Sakura Maru, AO Nanmei Maru #5 155 nm NNE of Singora, Malaya (09-38N, 101-31E)   81  66  85
45/08/21 45/09     P.H. - refit   81 

Ship status, hull number changes...: 1954/08/07-1972 loaned to Turkey, 1972 sold
Ship score (awards, enemy ships credited...): 7 Battle Stars, 7 patrols, NUC (patrol 2) 9/33735, freg.Jaku,korv.84
Notice: sold to Turkey > S-341 Cerbe