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One of the highlights of 2013’s memorable dates was the 100th anniversary of the birth of Alexander Marinesko, the legendary commander of submarine "S-13.". How many submariners’ names are famous in naval world history? They can be counted on the fingers of one hand. And so for just the mention of a name to cause vivid historical associations, is perhaps even rarer. Historians and veterans, researchers and professionals remember of course the American submarine commander Joseph F. Enright of the submarine "Archer-fish", who sank the largest Japanese aircraft carrier the "Shinano" which had a displacement of about 70,000 tons.