USS Bonefish (SS-582)

USS Bonefish (SS-582)

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USS Bonefish (SS-582) was a Barbel-class submarine of the United States Navy, and was the second U.S. Navy submarine to be named for the bonefish. The contract to build her was awarded on 29 June 1956 to the New York Shipbuilding Corporation of Camden, New Jersey and her keel was laid down on 3 June 1957. She was launched on 22 November 1958 sponsored by Mrs. Lawrence L. Edge, widow of Commander Lawrence Edge, who was lost with his ship, the first Bonefish, in 1945. She was commissioned on 9 July 1959 with Lieutenant Commander Elmer H. Kiehl, USN in command. The two other ships in the class are the: - USS Barbel (SS-580) - USS Blueback (SS-581) #Barbelclass #Barbelclass_submarine #bonefish #class #keel #laid_down #model #navy #New_Jersey #ship #SS582 #submarine #US_Navy #United_States #United_States_Navy #USS_Barbel #USS_Barbel_SS580 #USS_Blueback #USS_Blueback_SS581 #USS_Bonefish #USS_Bonefish_SS223 #USS_Bonefish_SS582
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