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Nov 29, 1944

USS Archerfish (SS-311) sank Japanese carrier Shinano, on her maiden voyage, 160 nautical miles southwest of Tokyo Bay. Shinano, converted from a Yamato-class battleship, was the largest warship sunk by any combatant submarines during World War II.

Theater:  Pacific Theater

ItemType:  Equipment

Source:  Naval History & Heritage Command

Date Added: 2012-11-29

Tags: Submarine, Carrier, SS-311, USS Archerfish, Shinano

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