Submarine Operations Research Group Attack Data

USS S-47 (SS-158)

Patrol Number Date Hour (00-23) Operational Command Latitude Longitude Approach Light Condition Approach Image Method Approach Surfaced or Submerged Attack Light Condition Attack Image Method Attack Surfaced or Submerged Weapon Used Number of Torpedoes Fired Number of Torpedo Hits Claimed Target Type Result Estimated Target Tonnage
1942-05-08  11  Brisbane  02 S  150 E        Daylight  Periscope  Submerged  Mark XIV Type 1 Torpedo  AK  No Damage  6000 
1942-09-12  21  Brisbane  0529S  15217E        Night  Visual  Surfaced    CA  Sunk  7100 
1942-11-02  04  Brisbane  0650S  15440E        Night  Visual  Surfaced    CA  Damaged  7100 
1943-11-06  11  Dutch Harbor  4959N  15300E  Daylight  Sound  Submerged  Daylight  Sound  Submerged  Mark X Type 3 Torpedo  UN  No Damage  4000 


A complete analysis of the SORG attack data and attacks not in SORG is currently available in the book United States and Allied Submarine Successes in the Pacific and Far East During World War II, 4th ed.

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