USS GUNNEL SS-253

"GUNNEL" A blennoid fish of the north Atlantic ranging south as far as Cape Cod.


This page created for RADM Joe Vasey's memories - Plank Owner as 1st Lt. Torpedo/Gunnery Officer

( dp. 1,525; l. 311'9"; b. 27'3"; dr. 16'10"; s. 20 k; cpl. 80; a. 1 5", 10 21" tt.; )

<>Gunnel (SS-253) was launched 17 May 1942 by the Electric Boat Co., Groton, Conn.;
sponsored by Mrs. Ben
Morell, wife of the Chief of the Bureau of Yards and Docks;
and commissioned 20 August 1942, Lt. Comdr. J. S. McCain, Jr. in command.

"SUBMARINERS"     "5TH WAR PATROL"     "UK IN 1942"
"DANFS"      "NAVSOURCE"      "WIKIPEDIA" 

Commissioning Crew


1944 Crew


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