USS Perch

Two ships of the United States Navy have borne the name USS Perch, named in honor of the perch, a type of fresh-water spiny-finned fish belonging to the family Percidae.

  • The first Perch, (SS-176), was a Porpoise-class submarine, commissioned in 1936 and stricken in 1942.
  • The second Perch, (SS-313), was a Balao-class submarine, commissioned in 1944 and stricken in 1971.
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