SS-224 (COD)

Registry and Rig Information

Name SS-224 (COD)
Registry U.S.
Official Number U.S. NAVY
Rig Propeller (Submarine)

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 311.75
Width 27.25
Depth 15.25
Hull Material Steel

Vessel History

History Commissioned on June 21, 1943. Towed to Cleveland, OH, in July, 1959, to replace USS GAR as naval reserve training vessel. Reclassified AGSS-224 on December 1, 1962; reclassified IXSS-224 on June 30, 1971. Stricken from Navy List on December 15, 1971. Used as museum ship at East 9th Street, Cleveland, OH, thereafter.25th anniversary this year (1984)- Sub Vets of World War II held their regional convention in Cleveland in April in her honor.

Build Information

Builder Electric Boat Co.
Place Built Groton, CT
Date Built 1943-00-00

Source

Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
COD (AGSS-224)1962-00-001971-00-00U.S.U.S. NAVY
COD (IXSS-224)1971-00-001971-00-00U.S.U.S. NAVY

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
U.S. Navy1943-00-001971-00-00U.S.U.S. NAVY
Cleveland Coordinating Committee for COD1971-00-001980-00-00U.S.
Great Lakes Historical Society1980-00-00U.S.