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COBIA (AGSS 245)
(ex - SS 245)
AUXILIARY RESEARCH SUBMARINE
VESSEL STATUS
Class: AGSS 212 UIC: 05245
Status: Donated as a Museum and Memorial Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 07/24/1970 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: General Dynamics Corp.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 09/09/1940 Commission Date: 03/29/1944
Keel Date: 03/17/1943 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 11/28/1943 Decommission Date: 03/19/1954
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 26.7 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
10.0
Delivery Date: 03/28/1944 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 26.3 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 07/01/1970
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 312 ft Waterline Length: 307 ft
Extreme Beam: 27 ft Waterline Beam:
Max Navigational Draft: 17 ft Draft Limit:
Light Displacement: 1490 tons Full Displacement: 2070 tons
Dead Weight: 580 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 2
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: none
Accommodations: Officers: 10
Enlisted: 70
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian:
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments: COBIA IS LOCATED AT THE WISCONSIN MARITIME MUSEUM, 75 MARITIME DRIVE, MANITOWOC, WI. SHE IS LISTED ON THE NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES, REF. NO. 86000087 AND DESIGNATED A NATIONAL HISTORIC LANDMARK ON 1/14/1986.
Last Updated: 02/25/2002
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