SS-282 USS Tunny Patch

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US NAVY SS-282 USS TUNNY PATCH USS TUNNY (SS 282) USS TUNNY (682) is named to commemorate the fighting tradition of the former fleet submarine TUNNY (SS 282) which received the Presidential Unit Citation and six battle stars for combat operations in World War II before serving as the first Regulus Missile firing submarine (SSG 282), followed by service as a transport submarine (LPSS 282) during the Vietnam Conflict. The first TUNNY (SS 282) was built by the Mare Island Navy Yard, Vallejo, California. Her keel was laid 10 November 1941. She launched June 30, 1942, under the sponsorship of Mrs. Frederick G. Crisp, wife of Captain Crisp, US Navy. The fleet submarine commissioned at the Mare Island Navy yard on 1 September 1942, Commander Elton W. Grenfell, US Navy, commanding. TUNNY (SS 282) was designed for a length overall of 311 feet, extreme beam of 27 feet, standard displacement of 1,526 tons, submerged displacement of 2,410 tons, mean draft of 15 feet; a surface speed of 20.25 knots; submerged speed of 8.75 knots; and a complement of 6 officers and 54 men. She was initially armed with ten 21-inch torpedo tubes; one 3-inch 50 caliber gun; two .50 caliber and two .30 caliber machine guns. Her designed depth was 300 feet. - FELT FLAT EDGE WITH PLASTIC BACKING FOR IRON ON CONVENIENCE
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