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USS Tang (SS-563) launched 2 years 3 weeks ago #325

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On 19 June 1951 Tang-class submarine USS Tang (SS-563) was launched at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard sponsored by Mrs. Ernestine O'Kane, the wife of Richard H. O'Kane.
She was leased (later sold) to Turkey on 8 February 1980 as TCG Pirireis (S343), and is now a museum ship in Izmir, Turkey.



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