Conning tower of the USS Pintado (SS-387)

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By kjfitz @ 2008-05-19 17:24:44
(Its a crappy shot now but hopefully we'll get higher res images in the future.)

In the Memorial Courtyard of the National Museum of the Pacific War.

USS Pintado (SS-387), a Balao-class submarine. Pintado was laid down by the Portsmouth Navy Yard, Kittery, Maine, 7 May 1943; launched 15 September 1943.

While in the Pacific Reserve Fleet, Pintado was reclassified AGSS-387 on 1 December 1962. She was struck from the Naval Vessel Register 1 March 1967 and sold for scrapping 20 January 1969.

Pintado is credited with sinking 8 ships of 42,956 tons. Her conning tower is on display at the National Museum of the Pacific War in Fredericksburg, Texas.
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