PERMIT SS 178

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Ship Name and Designation History

This section lists the names and designations that the ship had during its lifetime. The list is in chronological order.

    Perch Class Submarine
    Keel Laid 6 June 1935 as PINNA
    Launched 5 October 1936
    Renamed 22 October 1935

  1. USS PERMIT SS-178
    Commissioned 17 March 1937 - Decommissioned 15 November 1945

  2. PERMIT SS-178
    Placed In Service 24 January 1947 as Dockside Training Submarine
    Out of Service (Date unknown)

    Struck from Naval Register 26 July 1956
    Sold 28 June 1958 for scrap
Permit SS178 Crest.jpg

Naval Covers

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  1. USS Permit SS-178 Covers Page 1    (1935-1937)

 

Postmarks

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A postmark should not be included unless accompanied by a close-up image and/or an image of a cover showing that postmark. Date ranges MUST be based ONLY ON COVERS IN THE MUSEUM and are expected to change as more covers are added.
 
>>> If you have a better example for any of the postmarks, please feel free to replace the existing example.


 

Postmark Type
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Killer Bar Text

Postmark
Date
Thumbnail Link
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Postmark Image
Thumbnail Link
To
Cover Image


 

Locy Type
3s (A)

"U.S.S. PINNA /
KEEL LAYING"

USS Hamilton
DD-141

1935-06-06

GregCiesielski Hamilton DD141 19350606 1 Postmark.jpg
GregCiesielski Hamilton DD141 19350606 1 Front.jpg

Keel Laying of PINNA. Cachet by C. Wright Richell. Courtesy of Jack Treutle


 

Locy Type
3 (AC-TTB)

"U.S.S. PERMIT /
LAUNCHED"

USS Tarpon SS-175

1936-10-05

GregCiesielski Tarpon SS175 19361005 1 Postmark.jpg
GregCiesielski Tarpon SS175 19361005 1 Front.jpg

Launching. Hand painted Cachet sponsored by the Electric Boat Company Employees Association. Courtesy of Jack Treutle




 

Locy Type
FDPS/FDC 3 (AC-BBT)

"FIRST DAY IN /
COMMISSION"

1937-03-17

GregCiesielski Permit SS178 19370317 1 Postmark.jpg
GregCiesielski Permit SS178 19370317 1 Front.jpg

First Day in Commission. Add-on cachet by Alton M. (Budd) Arrington


 

Locy Type
3 (AC-BBT)

"QUEBEC /
CANADA"

1937-06-23

GregCiesielski Permit SS178 19370623 1 Postmark.jpg
GregCiesielski Permit SS178 19370623 1 Front.jpg

Shakedown Cruise. Cachet by Argonauts Crew No. 24, ANCS. Courtesy of Jack Treutle

 

Other Information

USS PERMIT earned ten battle stars for World War II service

NAMESAKE - Named for a food fish, often called "round pompano," found in waters from North Carolina to Brazil.

 


 

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