THE SCRAPPING OF THE USS
The USS Menhaden (SS-377) in Bangor, Washington, prior to being
towed to Everett for scrapping.
(Image Courtesy of Donald Lyle, EM2(SS), Menhaden, 1968-71)
The USS Menhaden (SS-377) being scrapped in Everett, Washington,
1988. Looking on is E. C. "Gunner" Rhue, who was a member of the Menhaden
Commissioning Crew in June, 1945.
Another view of the Menhaden being scrapped.
(Photos Courtesy of Eldridge C. "Gunner"
Rhue, GM2(SS), Menhaden, 1945-46)
The devastation continues.
A Sad Sight!
Pitiful, Just Pitiful!
(Photos Courtesy of Bill "Stretch" Osberg, FTG2(SS), USS Segundo
Note: Shortly after these photos were
taken, the Menhaden flooded and sank alongside the pier before the salvage
operation could be completed.