US Submarines ~ Pre WWI Submarines ~ WWI Submarines ~ Post WWI Submarines ~ 1920's Submarines ~ 1930's Submarines ~ Submarines in 1940
A - F Boats G - O Boats R - V Boats Fleet Boats More Sub Stuff PigBoats.COM Contact Donate  

USS Tarpon SS 175

USS Tarpon SS 175
USS Tarpon SS 175

You will notice that the deck gun has been moved from the aft of the conning tower to in front. This proved to be a better position later in the war when more small targets were the norm and you could fire while closing the target.



USS Tarpon SS 175
USS Tarpon SS 175

USS Tarpon SS 175
USS Tarpon SS 175 after Mare Island overhaul Sept. 30, 1942.

USS Tarpon SS 175
USS Tarpon SS 175

USS Tarpon SS 175 1937
USS Tarpon SS 175

Publicity photo taken off an unknown location. TARPON operated out of
San Diego with Submarine Division (SubDiv) 13 for several years and
was then assigned to SubDiv 14 out of Pearl Harbor.
Best guess here would be San Diego when these photos were taken.


USS Tarpon SS 175 1937
USS Tarpon SS 175

Publicity photo taken off an unknown location. TARPON operated out of
San Diego with Submarine Division (SubDiv) 13 for several years and
was then assigned to SubDiv 14 out of Pearl Harbor.
Best guess here would be San Diego when these photos were taken.


USS Tarpon SS 175 1937
USS Tarpon SS 175

Publicity photo taken off an unknown location. TARPON operated out of
San Diego with Submarine Division (SubDiv) 13 for several years and
was then assigned to SubDiv 14 out of Pearl Harbor.
Best guess here would be San Diego when these photos were taken.


Hold Mouse Over Image
To Scroll the Image Use Mouse Wheel

Publicity photo taken off an unknown location. TARPON operated out of San Diego with Submarine Division (SubDiv) 13 for several years and was then assigned to SubDiv 14 out of Pearl Harbor. Best guess here would be San Diego when these photos were taken. .

Tarpon is just about under and her #1 periscope is raised and the aft "cigarette deck" is about to be submerged. Fits into the above and below sequences of photos.

Part of a AP News Photo in the collection of Ric Hedman


USS Tarpon SS 175 1937
USS Tarpon SS 175

Publicity photo taken off an unknown location. TARPON operated out of
San Diego with Submarine Division (SubDiv) 13 for several years and
was then assigned to SubDiv 14 out of Pearl Harbor.
Best guess here would be San Diego when these photos were taken.


USS Tarpon SS 175 1937
USS Tarpon SS 175

Publicity photo taken off an unknown location. TARPON operated out of
San Diego with Submarine Division (SubDiv) 13 for several years and
was then assigned to SubDiv 14 out of Pearl Harbor.
Best guess here would be San Diego when these photos were taken.


USS Tarpon SS 175 1937
USS Tarpon SS 175

Publicity photo taken off an unknown location. TARPON operated out of
San Diego with Submarine Division (SubDiv) 13 for several years and
was then assigned to SubDiv 14 out of Pearl Harbor.
Best guess here would be San Diego when these photos were taken.


USS Tarpon SS 175 1937
USS Tarpon SS 175

Publicity photo taken off an unknown location. TARPON operated out of
San Diego with Submarine Division (SubDiv) 13 for several years and
was then assigned to SubDiv 14 out of Pearl Harbor.
Best guess here would be San Diego when these photos were taken.


USS Tarpon SS 175 1937
USS Tarpon SS 175

Publicity photo taken off an unknown location. TARPON operated out of
San Diego with Submarine Division (SubDiv) 13 for several years and
was then assigned to SubDiv 14 out of Pearl Harbor.
Best guess here would be San Diego when these photos were taken.


USS Tarpon SS 175 circa 1937
USS Tarpon SS 175 dockside

Tarpon moored dockside and the public is looking her over.
Best guess here would be San Diego when these photos were taken.


USS Tarpon SS 175 circa 1937
USS Tarpon SS 175 dockside

Tarpon moored dockside and the public is looking her over.
Crew and public close-up and good view of the conning tower fairwater.
Best guess here would be San Diego when these photos were taken.


USS Tarpon SS 175 circa 1937
USS Tarpon SS 175 dockside

Tarpon moored dockside, She apears to be taking on water from a pier connection.
Sailor standing to the right of the hose is probably waiting for a signal to turn the valve off.
Best guess here would be San Diego when these photos were taken.


Previous PageNext Page

Read / Sign our Deck Log

Shark Class Cutaway and Specifications

 Holland | A-Boats | B-Boats | C-Boats | D-Boats | E-Boats | F-Boats |
| G-Boats | H-Boats | K-Boats | L-Boats | M-Boats | N-Boats | O-Boats |
| R-Boats | S-Boats | T-Boats | V-Boats |Simon Lake Subs| The Fleet Boats |
| Wilkins-Ellsworth Expedition | Home |

Page created by:
Ric Hedman
1999 - 2009
PigBoats.COM

Mountlake Terrace, WA
webmaster at pigboats dot com
The author is a Member of The HTML Writers Guild
The HTMLWriters Guild