We chipped and painted her, never knowing; We polished and shined her, never knowing that we were falling in love with her, a love that would last a lifetime.
"Sea Owl Sailors"

Sea Owl History
Join the Sea Owl Association
Sea Owl Shipmates
that are Online
4000th Dive Pictures
Great pictures of
SS-69 taken in summer of 1943
Chief of Naval Operations
Sea Owl Ends 25 Year Career
Early Gangplank Canvas
2007 Picnic Picture
US Submarine Veterans Inc.
Submarine Ship's Store
USS Sea Robin SS-407
USS Cod SS-224
USS Blenny SS-324
Crew Muster List
Tom Moniz Picture Collection
Picture taken thru Periscope
List of Commanding Officers
Spritz's Navy
Tribute to the Submarine Force
Submarine Veterans of WWII
1995 Sea Owl reunion at Salt Lake
Convention SubVets of WWII
Midway Island Pictures 1945
Navy Day-Oct. 1945-Tampa,FL
Battle Flag & what it means
Sea Owl Visits
Prince Edward Island, Canada
16 August 1963
Sam Walton & his Battleflag
Tom Simonson pictures 51-54
2001 Reunion Peoria, IL
2000 Groton Picnic Pictures

Sea Owl Association President
Roy Purtell TM 66-69

Vice President
Ken Nichols TM 66-68
Ken Johnson LTJG 62-65


Former shipmates and their family members of the USS Sea Owl
are welcome to join the USS Sea Owl Association.

This form is available click here, then just
use the print button on your browser.

Sea Poacher SS 406 & Sea Owl SS405

Annual Reunion



Groton Picnic 2018

June 8th thru 10th 2018

Sutton Park, Groton CT.

"Come celebrate the 75th year of our Sea Owl keel laying"


Click on the registration link above for registration papers

If you can't make it to the picnic but would still like to support the
Sea Owl Association  e

Purchase Raffle Tickets

Click on the registration link above to purchase raffle tickets

The past lays the foundations of the future. To ignore the past, is to deny the existence of yourself.
Don Gregg QM 63-69

Get your Sea Owl hats & patches from our Storekeeper   

This Launching Tag was given to the Sea Owl Association by Anita Cantin Matott of Lancaster, NH, in loving memory of her father, Philip Hardy Cantin, 2nd class SRU, who was working in the Portsmouth Navy Yard during the construction of the
Sea Owl.

Anita, we are forever grateful for this gift. Thank You!

Use this Congressional e-mail link, to let your Representative
know your feelings on important issue facing them.

"I owe what I am today to the
shipmates & friends that I made while on the USS Sea Owl."
Mike Maloon
IC 66-69

Later Years Early Days
Later Years
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Later Years

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