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USS Salmon (SS-182)


Diesel-Electric Attack Submarine


Developed through a class of six boats, USS Salmon led the way while serving throughout all of World War 2.
Authored By: Staff Writer | Last Edited: 6/30/2017






Specifications



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)
National flag of United States United States
- Blue Water Operations
- Fleet Support
- Hunter
- Direct-Attack
Length:
308 ft (93.88 m)
Width / Beam:
26.1 ft (7.96 m)
Height / Draught:
15.7 ft (4.79 m)
Displacement (Surface):
1,460 tons
Displacement (Submerged):
2,225 tons
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 kts (24 mph)
Speed (Submerged):
9 kts (10.36 miles)
Range:
10,801 nm (12,430 miles; 20,004 km)
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
None.

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