Nov 07, 1944
USS Albacore (SS 218) was sunk by a mine off the northern tip of Honshu. All hands were lost. Prior to her loss, Albacore had been successful engaging Japanese combat vessels. She sank a total of 13 ships, totaling 74,100 tons, and damaged five, for 29,400 tons, during her first ten patrols. We remember and salute her crew.