The Seawolf left Brisbane, Australia on her last patrol on Sept. 29, 1944. She was carrying 17 Army personnel and supplies for an operation on Samar in the Philippines.
On October 3, she was approaching Morotai and was in an area designated as safe passage for US submarines – they could pass through here with no worry of being attacked.
Sargo Class Submarine commissioned Dec. 1, 1939
Had 14 Successful War Patrols
Seawolf Received 13 Battle Stars
Ranked 14th Overall in tonnage sunk -71,609 tons
Tied for 7th in Number of Ships Sunk
The Seawolf was held in high regard in the submarine service