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    World War 2 Submarines (1939-1945)

    During World War 2, no ocean-going surface vessel was safe from the attack submarine.





    There are a total of (42) World War 2 Submarines (1939-1945) in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order. Flag images indicative of country of origin.



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    A
     1 


    1940
    Thumbnail picture of the Ammiraglio Cagni

    Ammiraglio Cagni
    Ocean-Going Attack Submarine
    A
     2 


    1939
    Thumbnail picture of the Archimede (1939)

    Archimede (1939)
    Diesel-Electric Attack Submarine
    B
     3 


    1938
    Thumbnail picture of the Barbarigo

    Barbarigo
    Attack / Transport Diesel-Electric Submarine
    B
     4 


    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the Biber (Beaver)

    Biber (Beaver)
    Midget Submarine
    F
     5 


    1933
    Thumbnail picture of the FS Rubis (1933)

    FS Rubis (1933)
    Mine-Laying Submarine
    F
     6 


    1934
    Thumbnail picture of the FS Surcouf (N N 3)

    FS Surcouf (N N 3)
    Ocean-Going Cruiser Submarine
    H
     7 


    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the HIJMS RO-100 (Kaisho / Type KS)

    HIJMS RO-100 (Kaisho / Type KS)
    Short-Range Coastal Submarine
    H
     8 


    1932
    Thumbnail picture of the HMS Thames (N71)

    HMS Thames (N71)
    Diesel-Electric Attack Submarine
    H
     9 


    1940
    Thumbnail picture of the HMS Upholder (P37)

    HMS Upholder (P37)
    Coastal Submarine
    H
     10 


    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the HMS X-class / X-craft (series)

    HMS X-class / X-craft (series)
    Midget Submarine
    I
     11 


    1945
    Thumbnail picture of the IJN Ha-201 (Type STS)

    IJN Ha-201 (Type STS)
    Fast Coastal Submarine
    I
     12 


    1940
    Thumbnail picture of the IJN I-15

    IJN I-15
    IJN Submarine
    I
     13 


    1945
    Thumbnail picture of the IJN I-201

    IJN I-201
    High-Speed Attack Submarine
    I
     14 


    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the IJN I-21

    IJN I-21
    Ocean-Going Submarine
    I
     15 


    1945
    Thumbnail picture of the IJN I-351

    IJN I-351
    Ocean-Going Tanker / Resupply Submarine
    I
     16 


    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the IJN I-400 (STo / Sen-Toku)

    IJN I-400 (STo / Sen-Toku)
    Submarine Aircraft Carrier
    I
     17 


    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the IJN I-58

    IJN I-58
    Submarine
    I
     18 


    1937
    Thumbnail picture of the IJN I-7 (J3 Type)

    IJN I-7 (J3 Type)
    Ocean-Going Reconnaissance Submarine
    K
     19 


    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the Kaiten

    Kaiten
    Midget Sub / Manned Suicide Torpedo
    M
     20 


    1939
    Thumbnail picture of the Maiale (Pig)

    Maiale (Pig)
    Manned Torpedo Submarine
    O
     21 


    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the ORP Jastrzab

    ORP Jastrzab
    Attack Submarine
    T
     22 


    1936
    Thumbnail picture of the Type I U-Boat

    Type I U-Boat
    Ocean-Going Warfare Submarine
    T
     23 


    1938
    Thumbnail picture of the Type IX U-Boat

    Type IX U-Boat
    Ocean-Going Warfare Submarine
    T
     24 


    1936
    Thumbnail picture of the Type VII U-Boat

    Type VII U-Boat
    Ocean-Going Diesel-Electric Submarine
    T
     25 


    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the Type XXI U-Boat

    Type XXI U-Boat
    Electric-Powered Attack Submarine
    T
     26 


    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the Type XXIII U-Boat

    Type XXIII U-Boat
    Coastal Submarine
    T
     27 


    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the Type XXVII Seehund (Seal)

    Type XXVII Seehund (Seal)
    Midget Submarine
    U
     28 


    1936
    Thumbnail picture of the U-boat U-25 (Type IA)

    U-boat U-25 (Type IA)
    Ocean-Going Attack Submarine
    U
     29 


    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the U-boat U-505 (Type IXC)

    U-boat U-505 (Type IXC)
    Diesel-Electric Attack Submarine
    U
     30 


    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Balao (SS-285)

    USS Balao (SS-285)
    Diesel-Electric Attack Submarine
    U
     31 


    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Bluefish (SS-222)

    USS Bluefish (SS-222)
    Diesel-Electric Attack Submarine
    U
     32 


    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Bowfin (SS-287)

    USS Bowfin (SS-287)
    Attack Submarine
    U
     33 


    1945
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Clamagore (SS-343)

    USS Clamagore (SS-343)
    Diesel-Electric Attack Submarine
    U
     34 


    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Drum (SS-228)

    USS Drum (SS-228)
    Diesel-Electric Attack Submarine
    U
     35 


    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Gato (SS-212)

    USS Gato (SS-212)
    Attack Submarine
    U
     36 


    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Grunion (SS-216)

    USS Grunion (SS-216)
    Conventionally-Powered Attack Submarine
    U
     37 


    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Ling (SS-297)

    USS Ling (SS-297)
    Diesel-Electric Submarine
    U
     38 


    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Lionfish (SS-298)

    USS Lionfish (SS-298)
    Attack Submarine
    U
     39 


    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Piranha (SS-389)

    USS Piranha (SS-389)
    Attack Submarine
    U
     40 


    1935
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Porpoise (SS-172)

    USS Porpoise (SS-172)
    Diesel-Electric Attack Submarine
    U
     41 


    1938
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Salmon (SS-182)

    USS Salmon (SS-182)
    Diesel-Electric Attack Submarine
    U
     42 


    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the USS Wahoo (SS-238)

    USS Wahoo (SS-238)
    Attack Submarine