USS Croaker

USS Croaker USS Croaker , a Gato-class submarine, was the first ship of the United States Navy to be named for the croaker, any of various fishes which make throbbing or drumming noises.Her keel was laid down on 1 April 1943 by Electric Boat Company in Groton, Connecticut.
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She was launched on 19 December 1943, and commissioned on 21 April 1944, with Commander John E. Lee in command.Service historyWorld War IICroaker arrived at Pearl Harbor from New London on 26 June 1944, and on 19 July put to sea on her first war patrol, sailing to the East China and Yellow Seas. In a series of brilliantly successful attacks which won her the Navy Unit Commendation, she sank the cr

She was launched on 19 December 1943, and commissioned on 21 April 1944, with Commander John E. Lee in command.Service historyWorld War IICroaker arrived at Pearl Harbor from New London on 26 June 1944, and on 19 July put to sea on her first war patrol, sailing to the East China and Yellow Seas. In a series of brilliantly successful attacks which won her the Navy Unit Commendation, she sank the cr

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