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START OF REEL JOB NO. 4-25 _ OPERATOR UU. Munjpe /, mw “A it THIS MICROFILM IS THE PROPERTY OF THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT S é MICROFILMED BY NPPSO-NAVAL DISTRICT WASHINGTON MICROFILM SECTION START AND Em ) Qu Nee qane ittis Veer |\s TRIISSTED aderisas Mevsr M\ADeerts, NS yeu Nntehe MaNNES Nace Bes Susy Office of Naval Records and History stories Section HISTORY OF USS SENNET (58. 408) yinc SENNED was launched on 6 June 1944 with Mrs. star mother of World acting as sponsor. he later, 22 August, the new submarine the portsmouth, New Hampshire Nevy Yard and George E » assumed command. ‘The period from 21 August to 18 September was devoted to t ing exere f Portsmouth, New Hampshire, which included subr practice, practic zs cn at the ox of which tine days vere spent oper Provicet setts, conducting standardization runs for and turning ¢ istics. Fr: tember to pe Octob: SENNET coi simulated ¥er p Portsuouth a ; Training exercises Londen, Con , end in Long Island Sound, ond off Bal Zone, as the subma: eeded ‘cute On 5 Janus arbor on her ff SENNET pointed her long nose toval 2 for minor repairs th, and nroute for @ patrc] Arriving ti e 2ist of Je , surface att ome group at dawn. No hits wel either 5 Howover, the puriod from 22 to 26 January prov: lucrative 0 ton pleket bost was sunk and one 500 ton pic! s dama INET departed Station on the 28th The submarine combat insig awarded SENN officers and crew for the successful completion of thie patrol. ENNBY? departed Saipan on 7 February for her second ver p tn company with the submarines HADDOCK snd LAGARTO, the mission this coordinated group to destroy Jap picket boats in oper South of z arriving the designated ar. i wasted no time in getting to the task a’ yr arrival they mocked off two 300 ton p ENE? parted company f nk an 1800 ton Fubuki class Jap d with two torpedoce from her stern tubes. 16 February to 5 Me e period hunting for SENNET during which time she engaged the dull routine of patrolling statten She put in at Guam scoond war patrol. ‘The submarine SRINI's officers end crew for the success