Manitowoc 28

USS Peto (SS 265)

Keel Laid – June 18, 1941

Launched – April 18, 1941

Comissioned – November 21 1941

USS Peto (SS 265) was the first submarine built by the Manitowoc Shipbuilding Company.  Peto began her first patrol on April 2, 1943 from Brisbane, Australia. In all she completed ten war patrols in the Pacific Ocean during World War II, sinking seven ships, for a total tonnage of 29,139 tons and earning eight Battle Stars.

She was placed in reserve in 1946 and served as a Naval Training Submarine from 1956 – 1960 before being stricken from the Naval Register in 1960.

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