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USS Wahoo (SS-238)

Attack Submarine

OVERVIEW
HISTORY
SPECIFICATIONS
COMPLEMENT
SHIPS-IN-CLASS
ARMAMENT
Overview



The Gato-class USS Wahoo SS-238 attack submarine became a casualty of World War 2, sunk by the Japanese on October 11th, 1943.




Specifications

YEAR: 1942
OPERATOR(S): United States
CREW/COMPLEMENT: 60
LENGTH: 311.8 ft (95.04 m)
BEAM: 27.2 ft (8.29 m)
DRAUGHT: 17 ft (5.18 m)
DISPLACEMENT: 1,525 tons
DISPLACEMENT(SUBMERGED): 2,425 tons
CREW/COMPLEMENT: 60
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PROPULSION: 4 x Fairbanks-Morse Model 38D8-1/8 10-cylinder diesel engines with electrical generators and 4 x General Electric motors with 2 x 126-cell Sargo batteries developing 5,400 horsepower to 2 x shafts
SPEED: 21 kts (24 mph)
SPEED(SUBMERGED): 9 kts (10 mph)
RANGE: 11,297 nm (13,000 miles; 20,921 km)
SHIP CLASS: Gato-class
SHIPS-IN-CLASS (77): USS Gato (SS-212); USS Greening (SS-213); USS Grouper (SS-214); USS Growler (SS-215); USS Grunion (SS-216); USS Guardfish (SS-217); USS Albacore (SS-218); USS Amberjack (SS-219); USS Barb (SS-220); USS Blackfish (SS-221); USS Bluefish (SS-222); USS Bonefish (SS-223); USS Cod (SS-224); USS Cero (SS-225); USS Corvina (SS-226); USS Darter (SS-227); USS Drum (SS-228); USS Flying Fish (SS-229); USS Finback (SS-230); USS Haddock (SS-231); USS Halibut (SS-232); USS Herring (SS-233); USS Kingfish (SS-234); USS Shad (SS-235); USS Silversides (SS-236); USS Trigger (SS-237); USS Wahoo (SS-238); USS Whale (SS-239); USS Angler (SS-240); USS Bashaw (SS-241); USS Bluegill (SS-242); USS Bream (SS-243); USS Cavalia (SS-244); USS Cobia (SS-245); USS Croaker (SS-246); USS Dace (SS-247); USS Dorado (SS-248); USS Flasher (SS-249); USS Flier (SS-250); USS Flounder (SS-251); USS Gabilan (SS-252); USS Gunnel (SS-253); USS Gurnard (SS-254); USS Haddo (SS-255); USS Hake (SS-256); USS Harder (SS-257); USS Hoe (SS-258); USS Jack (SS-259); USS Lapon (SS-260); Mingo (SS-261); USS Muskallunge (SS-262); USS Paddle (SS-263); USS Pargo (SS-264); USS Peto (SS-265); USS Pogy (SS-266); USS Pompon (SS-267); USS Puffer (SS-268); USS Rasher (SS-269); USS Raton (SS-270); USS Ray (SS-271); USS Redfin (SS-272); USS Robalo (SS-273); USS Rock (SS-274); USS Runner (SS-275); USS Sawfish (SS-276); USS Scamp (SS-277); USS Scorpion (SS-278); USS Snook (SS-279); USS Steelhead (SS-280); USS Sunfish (SS-281); USS Tunny (SS-282); USS Tinosa (SS-283); USS Tullibee (SS-284); USS Golet (SS-361); USS Guavina (SS-362); USS Guitarro (SS-363); USS Hammerhead (SS-364)
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Armament



6 x 21" (533mm) bow-facing torpedo tubes
4 x 21" (533mm) stern-facing torpedo tubes
24 x Torpedo reloads
1 x 3" (76mm) /50 caliber deck gun
1 x 40mm Bofors anti-aircraft cannon
1 x 20mm Oerlikon anti-aircraft gun
Air Wing



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