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Timeline Event:


May 23, 1939

USS Squalus (SS-192) suffered a catastrophic main induction valve failure during a test dive off the New Hampshire coast and partially flooded. The submarine sank to the bottom and came to rest keel down in over 200 feet of water. 26 lives were lost.

Theater:  Atlantic Theater

ItemType:  Equipment

More Information: 

Source:  Naval History & Heritage Command


Date Added: 2011-05-23



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