USS Diodon (SS-349) Boat & Crew Photos

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General

Diodon in Shipyard Photos 1955 to 1968

USS Diodon (SS-349) old Photopoint Albums

USS Diodon (SS-349) Photos of her Through the Years

Three photos of Diodon, from 1953, 1964 & 1965

My old Photopoint photos

Album Index for USS Diodon (SS-349): 1945 - 1948 Photos

Album Index for USS Diodon (SS-349): 1949 - 1956 Photos

Album Index for USS Diodon (SS-349): 1955-1957 Photos

Album Index for USS Diodon (SS-349): 1958 Photos


1945

The Diodon was launched on September 10, 1945, not in time for WWII
 


 1946

1946 USS Diodon (SS-349) Photo Album

1946 - The First Voyages Standardization Trials & Alaskan Cruise

Captain Jim Hingson, First C.O. of USS Diodon

 


1948

Forward and Aft plan views of Diodon (SS-349) at Mare Island on 15 March 1948
Forward plan view of Diodon (SS-349) at Mare Island on 15 March 1948.
Aft plan view of Diodon (SS-349) at Mare Island on 15 March 1948. She was under conversion at the yard from 1 Aug 1947 to 18 March 1948.

(New 11-30-06)

 


1950

Diodon Photos in 1950
 


1952 1953 to 1954


SS-349 tied up alongside USS Carbonero SS-337 and USS Rasher SS-269, two of the early Regulus subs, in San Diego, Califorinia - some time between 1952 and 1954

1952-53 USS Diodon (SS-349) slides of Warren Zeiller

1952 to 1954 Photos of Gene Whitney and Shipmates

1952 to 1954 Diodon and Shipmate Photos by Gene Whitney - with 2 or more shipmates

1952 to 1954 Diodon and Shipmate Photos by Gene Whitney - Part 2: Shipmates A to H

1952 to 1954 Diodon and Shipmate Photos by Gene Whitney - Part 3: Shipmates J to R

1952 to 1954 Diodon and Shipmate Photos by Gene Whitney - Part 4: Shipmates S to V

1952 to 1954 Photos of Jim Anderson

EM3(SS) Jim Hickey Photos of Diodon Crew 1953 and 1954

 Photos of USS Diodon (SS-349) WestPac 1954 by George Williams

1954 Part 1 slides of Warren Zeiller

1954 Part 2 slides of Warren Zeiller

1954 Part 3 slides  of Warren Zeiller

1954 Part 4 slides of Warren Zeiller WZ

1954 Photos from Shipmate EM2(SS) Jim Payne


1955

1955 USS Diodon (SS-349) slides of Warren Zeiller


1956 to 1957-1958

 
1957

USS Diodon (SS-349) West Pac 1956-1957 Photo Slide Album of Don Messner

USS Diodon (SS-349) West Pac 1956 - 1957 Photos from Don Messner

EMC(SS) Watson Courtney's Photos from 1956 and 1957
Courtesy of his son, Les Courtney

Joe D. Kotrla-Chipps (Pivo) USS Diodon (SS-349) Slides from 1957

1957-1958 USS Diodon (SS-349) Album

 WP 1957 Photos of New 3rd Class Petty Officers and Newly Qualified in Submarines Diodon Crew


1959

1959 USS Diodon (SS-349) Photo Album

1959 Photo Point Album

WES-PAC 1958-1959 According to David R. Whalen

USS Diodon (SS-349) West Pac 1958 - 1959 Photos from Shipmate Robert Jones


1960 to 1961

  
          1960                      1961

1960 & 1961 Photo Album - San Diego, CA through WestPac - updated format

Paul Kimbal's SS-349 Movie 1960 to 1961

Photo from 1960 of Yokosuka Naval Base Japan with Diodon maybe therein
Provided by Patrick Hammack


Early 1960s

John Sanchez's Early 1960's Crew & Diodon Photos


1963

1963 USS Diodon (SS-349) Photos on this site

George Sawyer's photos from 1963


1964

Diodon Skipper Richard Speer 1964 to 1966 Photos
Photos from Ensign to Commander and later

George Sawyer's photos from 1964


1965

George Sawyer's photos from 1965

Pat Hammack's Diodon, Crew and Places Photos from 1965 to 1966
(Updated 08-25-05)


1966

1966 Photo of Newly Qualified Shipmates and Photos of Diodon earlier in the 1960's

1966 WestPac Movie Clips from LT(SS) Rick Becker

Photo of Diodon Shipmates in Philippines 1966
(New 03-14-06)

Photo from George Sawyer WP1966 in Sasebo Japan

Photos from Patrick Hammack

Pat Hammack's Diodon, Crew and Places Photos from 1965 to 1966
(
Updated 08-25-05)

Pat Hammack's Photos from 1966 to 1967 and more - Part 1

Pat Hammack's Photos from 1966 to 1967 and more - Part 2

Pat Hammack's Photos from 1966 to 1967 and more - Part 4

Pat Hammack's Photos from 1966 to 1967 and more - Part 5

Pat Hammack's Photos from 1966 to 1967 and more - Part 7

Pat Hammack's Photos from Subic Bay, P.I. 1966 - Part 8

Pat Hammack's Photos from Yokosuka, Japan 1966 or 1967 - Part 9

Pat Hammack's Photos from 1966 Crew - Part 11

Pat Hammack's Photos from 1966 Crew - Part 12

Pat Hammack's Photos from 1966 Crew - Part 13


1967

1967 Photo Album

1967 USS Diodon (SS-349) WestPac Album

WP 1967 Photos from Herb Edwards

Diodon pre-WestPac 1967 departure Blown Engine #1 Photos
Photos of Herb Edward's

 

Diodon Crew in January 1967
A higher resolution photo
added to cut out photos

Photos from Patrick Hammack

Pat Hammack's Diodon, Crew and Places Photos from 1965 to 1966
(
Updated 08-25-05)

Diodon Crew 1966-1967 in January 1967

Pat Hammack's Photos from 1966 to 1967 and more - Part 1

Pat Hammack's Photos from 1966 to 1967 and more - Part 2

Pat Hammack's Photos from 1966 to 1967 and more - Part 3

Pat Hammack's Photos from 1966 to 1967 and more - Part 6

Pat Hammack's Photos from Yokosuka, Japan 1966 or 1967 - Part 9

Pat Hammack's Photos from Blown Engine and more in 1967 - Part 10


1968

Diodon has an Unexpected Visitor in October 1968

USS Diodon (SS-349) Photos from Steve Wilber from 1968

Photo from Jay Mack from 1968

Photo and News Clippings from David Robeson from 1968


1969

1969-1970

Diodon as she was in 1969

SS-349 Ship's Patch circa 1969 from Don Mitchell


1970

1969-1970

Diodon Photos in February and March 1970 from Don Mitchell


1971-1972

The End, 1971-1972

SS-349 Decommissioning Crew & Information
An Adobe Acrobat PDF file

USS Diodon SS-349 last photo in 1971
Seven inactive submarines at Mare Island on 30 April 1971.
Left to right: Cusk (SS-348), Rock (SS-274), Bashaw (SS-241), Spinax (SSR-489),
Pomodon
(SS-486), Medregal (SS-480), and Diodon (SS-349).
(New 11-30-06)


2001 to 2004 Diodon Reunions held

Where are photos from 5th Diodon Reunion in 2005 and the 6th Reunion in 2006?????
 

 

First Diodon Reunion Photos

First Diodon Reunion Photos & Stories 2001

 

Second Diodon Reunion Photos

Second Diodon Reunion Photos & Stories 2002

 

Third Diodon Reunion Photos

Part 1 Pre-Dinner - Photos 3rd Diodon Reunion, Reno, NV in September 2003

Part 2 Dinner - Photos 3rd Diodon Reunion, Reno, NV in September 2003

 

Fourth Diodon Reunion Photos

Herb Unger's SS-394 Photos from 4th Diodon Reunion

4th Diodon Reunion Photos - Disk 1

4th Diodon Reunion Photos - Disk 2

4th Diodon Reunion Photos -  Dinner - Disk 3
Shipmates & Wives - Please ID your self and others in these photos.  The listing inserted with the CD apparently is wrong.

4th Diodon Reunion Photos -  Dinner & Presentation - Disk 4

4th Diodon Reunion Photos - Disk 5
Note, photos numbering sequence differs a lot from the provided listing.  Your Web-Master has identified some, but I need your help to ID the other shipmates, and wives.

Diodon Shipmates Reunion 2004 onboard old USS Razorback in North Little Rock, AR