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USS Salmon (SS-182)

Diesel-Electric Attack Submarine

OVERVIEW
HISTORY
SPECIFICATIONS
COMPLEMENT
SHIPS-IN-CLASS
ARMAMENT
Overview



Developed through a class of six boats, USS Salmon led the way while serving throughout all of World War 2.




Specifications

YEAR: 1938
OPERATOR(S): United States
CREW/COMPLEMENT: 59
LENGTH: 308 ft (93.88 m)
BEAM: 26.1 ft (7.96 m)
DRAUGHT: 15.7 ft (4.79 m)
DISPLACEMENT: 1,460 tons
DISPLACEMENT(SUBMERGED): 2,225 tons
CREW/COMPLEMENT: 59
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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: 21 kts (24 mph)
SPEED(SUBMERGED): 9 kts (10 mph)
RANGE: 10,801 nm (12,430 miles; 20,004 km)
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)
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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



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