Submarine of the Balao class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Electric Boat Co. (Groton, Connecticut, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||6 Jun 1942|
|Laid down||29 Jun 1944|
|Launched||21 Dec 1945|
|Commissioned||7 Jun 1946|
|End service||19 Dec 1973|
USS Greenfish sank U-234 by a torpedo during trials approximately 40 miles north-east off Cape Cod, on the US east coast on 20 November 1947.
Decommissioned, stricken and transferred to Brazil 19 December 1973 being renamed Amazonas (S-16).
Commands listed for USS Greenfish (351)
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|1||T/Cdr. Ralph Marion Metcalf, USN||7 Jun 1946||9 Nov 1946|
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Commissioned after the Second World War.
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