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Page 83 USS S-40 Surfacing

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USS S-40 (SS-145) was built by Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corporation of San Francisco and commissioned on 20 Nov 1923. She made 9 War Patrols and was awarded Yangtze Service Medal, China Service Medal, American Defense Service Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal with one battle star, and World War II Victory Medal. She was decommissioned in San Francisco in Oct 1945 and was sold for scrap.