U.S.S. Hammerhead (SS 364) Historical

U.S.S. Hammerhead (SS 364) Historical (HM1V2N)

Location: Manitowoc, WI 54220 Manitowoc County
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Country: United States of America
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N 44° 5.553', W 87° 39.329'

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Keel Laid 5 May 1943
Launched 24 October 1943
Commissioned 1 March 1944

On 6 June 1944 the U.S.S. Hammerhead departed Pearl Harbor to begin her first patrol. The Hammerhead sank 5 vessels totalling 25,178 tons during her second patrol. By the end of the war she completed 7 patrols and was credited with sinking 11 vessels totalling 35,635 tons. The Hammerhead earned the Asiatic-Pacific Area Service [sic - Campaign] Medal, 7 Battle Stars, and the Navy Unit Commendation during these patrols. In January 1947 she was decommissioned and put in reserve. On 23 October 1954 the Hammerhead was transferred to Turkey where she served under the name, Cerbe.
Hammerhead Commissioning Crew
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HM NumberHM1V2N
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Placed ByVeterans and Concerned Citizens
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Date Added Saturday, October 15th, 2016 at 5:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 447528 N 4882361
Decimal Degrees44.09255000, -87.65548333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 44° 5.553', W 87° 39.329'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds44° 5' 33.18" N, 87° 39' 19.74" W
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Area Code(s)920
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 75 Maritime Dr, Manitowoc WI 54220, US
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