USS Thornback commissioned
On 13 October 1944, Tench-class submarine USS Thornback (SS-418) was commissioned, Commander Ernest P. Abrahamson in command.
She was transferred to the Turkish Navy on 2 July 1975 as TCG Uluçalireis with pennant number S-338.
Here seen in Genoa during the 1960's.
Now a museum ship in Istanbul, Turkey.