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Jun 23, 1942 - Jun 24, 1942

While on a routine search, a PBY spotted the crew of S 27 (SS 132) at Constatine Harbor, Amchitka, Aleutian Islands. Approx 12 men were transported out. The following day, three PBYs brought out the remainder of her crew. On 19 June, S 27 ran aground off St. Makarius Point, Amchitka, and all hands reached ashore. The crew, provisions, clothing, guns, and medical supplies were ferried ashore by rubber boat.

Theater:  Pacific Theater

ItemType:  Equipment

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Source:  Naval History & Heritage Command

Date Added: 2011-06-24

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