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This awesome and exquisitely craftedUSS Bass SS-164 SF-5 Submarine (Big) Wood Model is finely hand-carved from kiln-dried Philippine Mahogany and skillfully hand-painted in detail by gifted artisans.
Length: 16 inches
Model Weight: 2 pounds (0.90 kgs) / Package Weight: 4 pounds (1.90 kg)
BRAND NEW! FRESH from the factory and our craftsmen, NOT Mass-Produced, Individually Handcrafted & Handpainted (no decals), Well-Packed in strong Carton Box with Polyurethane blue Foam and Plastic Protectors, and No Reserve!
Store Retail Price: $375.00
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USS Bass (SF-5/SS-164), a -class submarine and one of the "", was the first ship of the to be named for the , an edible, spiny-finned fish. Her keel was laid at the . She was as V-2 (SF-5) on sponsored by Mrs. Douglas E. Dismukes, wife of Captain Dismukes, and on with Lieutenant Commander G.A. Rood in command.
V-2 was assigned to Submarine Division 20 and cruised along the Atlantic coast and in the through November when the Division sailed for , arriving . V-2 operated with the fleet on the West Coast, in the , and in the until December .
V-2 was renamed Bass and in April was assigned to Division 12. On her was changed from SF-5 to SS-164. On she was assigned to Rotating Reserve Submarine Division 15, San Diego. Bass rejoined the fleet again in July and cruised along the West Coast, in the Canal Zone, and in the Hawaiian Islands until January . She then departed the West Coast and arrived at , on where she went out of commission in reserve .
Bass was recommissioned at , on and assigned to Submarine Division 9 . Between February and November she operated along the New England coast and made two trips to . She arrived at on and was on duty there when the Japanese launched their .
During Bass was attached to Submarine Division 31, Squadron 3, Atlantic Fleet. Between March and August, while based at Coco Solo, she made four war patrols in the Pacific, off . On , while at sea, a fire broke out in the after battery room and quickly spread to the after torpedo room and starboard main motor, resulting in the death of 25 enlisted men by asphyxiation. The following day (AS-21) arrived to assist the submarine and escorted her into the , . Both proceeded to Balboa.
Bass remained in the Canal Zone until October when she departed for , arriving on . After undergoing repairs at Bass proceeded to , where she conducted secret experiments off in December . She was again in Philadelphia Yard for repairs from January to March . During the remainder of the year she was attached to Submarine Squadron 1, Atlantic Fleet, and operated out of New London in the area between and . Bass was decommissioned at the and expended as a target . ahs 1-25
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