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CROAKER (IXSS 246)
(ex - AGSS 246, SS 246)
UNCLASSIFIED MISCELLANEOUS SUBMARINE
VESSEL STATUS
Class:   UIC: 05246
Status: Donated as a Museum and Memorial Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 11/04/1988 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: General Dynamics Corp.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 09/09/1940 Commission Date: 04/21/1944
Keel Date: 04/01/1943 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 12/19/1943 Decommission Date:
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 44.9 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
Delivery Date: In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 12/20/1971
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 312 ft Waterline Length:
Extreme Beam: 27 ft Waterline Beam:
Max Navigational Draft: 17 ft Draft Limit:
Light Displacement: Full Displacement: 1525 tons
Dead Weight:
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers:
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type:
Accommodations: Officers:
Enlisted:
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian:
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments: CROAKER IS LOCATED AT THE BUFFALO & ERIE COUNTY NAVAL & MILITARY PARK, ONE NAVAL PARK COVE, BUFFALO, NY.
Last Updated: 01/02/2002
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