TUNNY LPSS 282
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.
Keel Laid November 10 1941 - Launched June 30 1942
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"Mare Island Station"
Keel Laid. Cachet by Dr. S. E. Hutnick
NO POSTMARKS REPORTED
"Submarine Base Branch"
Add-on cachet by Alton (Budd) M. Arrington
TUNNY received nine battle stars and two Presidential Unit Citations for her World War II service, and five battle stars for her operations during the Vietnam War
Credited with sinking...
The 5306-ton Japanese Merchant Cargo Ship KUSUYAMA MARU, February 8 1943 off Formosa
A Japanese Sampan, February 15 1943 Bonin Islands
The 4162-ton Japanese Troop Transport TOYO MARU No. 2, April 2 1943 off Truk
The 8237-ton Japanese Victualling Stores Ship KOSEI MARU, April 7 1943 off Truk
The 1964-ton Japanese Auxiliary Gunboat SHOTOKU MARU, June 28 1943 Mariana Islands
The 2230-ton Japanese Submarine I-42, March 23 1944 off Palau
The 4955-ton Japanese Army Cargo Ship NICHIWA MARU, May 17 1944 Mariana Islands
An Un-named Japanese trawler, June 16 1944 off luzon
A Japanese Sampan, April 4 1945 Bonin Islands
NAMESAKE - Several oceanic fishes resembling the mackerel
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