USS Perch (SS-176)
USS Perch (SS-176) - the lead ship of Perch-class submarines of the United States Navy, the first Navy ship to be named for the perch.
Her keel was laid down on 25 February 1935 by the Electric Boat Company, in Groton, Connecticut. She was launched on 9 May 1936 (sponsored by Mrs. Thomas Withers), and commissioned on 19 November 1936, Lieutenant Commander George C. Crawford in command.
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