Sawfish - Actual US Navy submarine used during the filming of
the syndicated military anthology THE SILENT SERVICE/SYN/1957-58.
Created by Rear Admiral Thomas M. Dykers (retired), the series
chronicled real-life stories (based on Navy files) about submarine
warfare and intrigue during both the Second World War and the Korean
Commissioned on August 26, 1943, the USS Sawfish
(SS-276) was decommissioned on June 20, 1946. Two years after acting
as the backdrop for the TV series THE SILENT SERVICE, the USS
Sawfish was scrapped by the Navy and sunk on April 1, 1960.
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