Boats Lost January

21 January 1942  SS 141 –   ran aground at Taka and scuttled 1 later died as a POW

24 January 1942  SS 131 –  46 killed 3 survivors after transiting the Panama Canal and while surfaced was struck by a surface escort (PS 460) on the starboard side of the torpedo room and the boat sank in seconds. The CO, XO and one enlisted man were on the bridge and survived.

10 January 1943  SS 166 Argonaut  102 killed All hands lost depth charge and artillery

12 January 1945  SS 193 Swordfish 89 killed all hands lost – thoughts are that the Swordfish struck a mine off Okinawa.

Pictured USS Swordfish SS 193