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Nov 16, 1943

The USS Corvina (SS-226) was sunk by the Japanese submarine I-176 near Truk atoll. Corvina is the only American submarine known to be sunk by a Japanese submarine in WWII. She and her brave crew of eighty-two were reported as "overdo, presumed lost" on 23 December 1943.

Theater:  Pacific Theater

ItemType:  Equipment

Source:  World War II History

Date Added: 2010-11-16

Tags: Submarine, 1943, Truk

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