Change of Command
On 4 March 1948 USS Blueback (SS-326) departed the West Coast and proceeded to the Mediterranean Sea, via New London, Connecticut.
She arrived at Gulluk, Turkey, on 11 May 1948 and on 23 May 1948 was decommissioned and transferred to Turkey. Blueback was renamed TCG II. Inönü (S 331).
At the same time the 3 other United States submarines were turned over to Turkey:
• USS Brill (SS-330) renamed TCG I. İnönü (S-330)
• USS Boarfish (SS-327) renamed TCG Sakarya (S-332)
• USS Chub (SS-329) renamed TCG Gür (S-334)
Note hull numbers have been painted out.
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