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USS Tautog SS 199

USS Tautog SS 199
USS Tautog SS 199 on seatrials

USS Tautog SS 199 circa 1940
USS Tautog SS 199 circa 1940
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USS Tautog SS 199
USS Tautog SS 199. Crew is assembled on back deck.

USS Tautog SS 199
USS Tautog SS 199 post WW II photo. Kill Flags painted on the Conn sides.
Tautog Conning Tower
The USS Tautog SS 199 conning tower fairwater with her WW II war record.
The Tautog became known as the "Terrible 'T'" because of the number of ships sunk.
You can see the airplane flag painted on the con. Tautog was credited with shooting down
a Japanese fighter bomber during the Pearl Harbor Raid on Dec 7, 1941.
US Navy Photo

Tautog Kill Flags
The USS Tautog SS 199 conning tower fairwater with her WW II war record.
US Navy Photo

Tautog in San Franciso Bay after WW II. Kill flags fly from the periscope.
     On 7 September, Tautog left San Diego and headed for San Francisco to join the Pacific Reserve Fleet.    Her orders were subsequently modified, and she got underway on 31 October, 1945 from there for the east coast.  

     An unknown sub is at the left edge of the photo and at the top of the photo most likely the last known photo of the USS S-32.   S-32 arrived Sept. 13, 1945 in San Francisco.  The S-32 was was decommissioned at Mare Island on 19 October. Her name was struck from the Navy list on 1 November 1945. 

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Tautog in San Franciso post WW II
Crowds of people lined up for hours to vist the "Terrible 'T'"

Tautog pierside post WW II
The "Terrible 'T' tied up pierside post WW II. Location is the Milwaukee River in Milwaukee, WI.

Tautog pierside 1959
The "Terrible 'T' tied up pierside 1959. Location is the Milwaukee River in Milwaukee, WI.
Photo provided by Gilbert M Bohannon Jr
Tautog pierside 1959
The "Terrible 'T' tied up pierside 1959. Location is the Milwaukee River in Milwaukee, WI.
Photo provided by Gilbert M Bohannon Jr
Tautog pierside 1959
The "Terrible 'T' tied up pierside 1959. Location is the Milwaukee River in Milwaukee, WI.
Photo provided by Gilbert M Bohannon Jr
Tautog pierside 1959
The "Terrible 'T' tied up pierside 1959. Location is the Milwaukee River in Milwaukee, WI.
Photo provided by Gilbert M Bohannon Jr
Tautog pierside 1959
The "Terrible 'T' tied up pierside 1959. Location is the Milwaukee River in Milwaukee, WI.
Photo provided by Gilbert M Bohannon Jr


The "Terrible 'T' being scrapped 1959 - 1961. Location is the Milwaukee River in Milwaukee, WI.

Capt652 November 08, 2009 In 1959, SS-199 Tautog, a Tambor class fleet submarine was sold for scrap and towed to Manistee, Michigan, USA. She was tied up along the Manistee River channel at the foot of Oak Street and opened for public tours. Later she was towed upstream to Bultema Dock and Dredge Co. and cut up for scrap. This movie is from an 8mm original.

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