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USS Salmon (SS-182)

Diesel-Electric Attack Submarine

USS Salmon (SS-182)

Diesel-Electric Attack Submarine

OVERVIEW
SPECIFICATIONS
SHIPS-IN-CLASS
ARMAMENT
HISTORY
MEDIA
OVERVIEW



Developed through a class of six boats, USS Salmon led the way while serving throughout all of World War 2.
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ORIGIN: United States
YEAR: 1938
SHIP CLASS: Salmon-class
SHIPS-IN-CLASS (6): USS Salmon (SS-182); USS Seal (SS-183); USS Skipjack (SS-184); USS Snapper (SS-185); USS Stingray (SS-186); USS Sturgeon (SS-187)
OPERATORS: United States
SPECIFICATIONS



Unless otherwise noted the presented statistics below pertain to the base USS Salmon (SS-182) design. Common measurements, and their respective conversions, are shown when possible.
CREW: 59
LENGTH: 308 feet (93.88 meters)
BEAM: 26.1 feet (7.96 meters)
DRAUGHT: 15.7 feet (4.79 meters)
DISPLACEMENT (SURFACE): 1,460 tons
DISPLACEMENT (SUBMERGED): 2,225 tons
PROPULSION: 4 x Hooven-Owens-Rentschler (HOR) 9-cylinder diesel engines; 2 x 120-cell batteries; 4 x Elliott electric motors; 2 x shafts.
SPEED (SURFACE): 21 knots (24 miles-per-hour)
SPEED (SUBMERGED): 9 miles-per-hour (10 miles-per-hour)
RANGE: 10,801 nautical miles (12,430 miles; 20,004 kilometers)
ARMAMENT



8 x 21" (533mm) torpedo tubes (34 torpedo reloads)
1 x 76mm /50 caliber 3" deck gun
4 x 0.50 caliber Anti-Aircraft machine guns
AIR WING



None.




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