On January 22, LCDR Robert J.
Young relieved LCDR Charles M. Young as Commanding Officer.
REDFIN entered the Philadelphia
Shipyard and on February 18th was put onto a Marine Railway
System, similar to a Dry-dock. On
May 12th REDFIN came out of dry-dock but stayed in the Shipyard
until August 15th.
While in the shipyard, REDFIN had a major
overhaul. Much of the external
pipeline systems were replaced including the Main Induction, Main Engine
Exhaust Lines and Mufflers. The
antenna on the AN/BPS-3 radar was replaced.
The “wings” on the port and starboard sides of the sail were
added for better views for the lookouts.
Most of the major equipment inside was
removed and either modified or replaced.
It took about 6 months for the yard to complete their work and
about one year for the crew to get it working properly.
at 0525 REDFIN departed the
Philadelphia Shipyard enroute to
on August 16th at 0710 and moored to the Torpedo Loading Pier
On August 18th at 1841 REDFIN got underway for
and arrived there at 0930 on August 20th and moored starboard
side to USS GRAMPUS (SS-523) at Berth 21, CE Piers.
On September 26th at 1031
On September 29th at 1800 REDFIN moored starboard to USS
TUSK (SS-426) in a nest with USS FULTON (AS-11) at Royal Canadian Naval
After receiving 19,600 gallons fuel REDFIN departed at 2118 for
REDFIN moored port side to USS
BURRFISH (SSR-312) in anchorage of
On October 7th REDFIN heaved anchor at 0758 and was
REDFIN crossed the
at 26°- 00' W and 66°- 33’ N
and making the Crew, members of the ROYAL
ORDER of the BLUE NOSE. On
October 26th at 1110 REDFIN moored starboard to Langeline Pier,
USS BURRFISH (SSR-312) moored to port side of REDFIN.
On October 29th at 1112 REDFIN
got underway for
On October 30th at 1112 REDFIN moored port side to
Wednesday, November 02, 1955
at 1000 REDFIN got underway for
and arriving home at 1803 on
November 12, 1955
and mooring starboard to Pier 21, C. E. Piers with BURRFISH mooring
starboard side to REDFIN.
The remainder of the year was spent on
exercises in local waters, upkeep and maintenance.