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PNS Ghazi

Diesel-Electric Attack Submarine

PNS Ghazi was the ex-USS Diablo U.S. Navy attack submarine for the Pakistani Navy - she was lost on December 4th, 1971 with all hands aboard.
Authored By: Staff Writer | Edited: 9/18/2018
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Year: 1964
Status: Lost-in-Service
Ships-in-Class: 1
Named Ships: PNS Ghazi
Complement: 93
Length: 311.7 ft (95.01 m)
Width: 27.3 ft (8.32 m)
Height: 17 ft (5.18 m)
Displacement (Surface): 1,600 tons
Displacement (Submerged): 2,455 tons
Propulsion: 4 x Fairbanks-Morse Model 38D8 10-cylinder diesel engiens with electrical generators developing 5,400 horsepower; 2 x 126-cell Sargo battery packs; 2 x Elliott direct-drive electric motors developing 2,740 horsepower; 2 x Shafts..
Speed (Surface): 20.25 kts (23 mph)
Speed (Submerged): 8.75 kts (10 mph)
Range: 11,297 nm (13,000 miles; 20,921 km)
Operators: Pakistan


10 x 21" (533mm) torpedo tubes (six bow-facing, four aft-facing).
1 x 5" (127mm) /25 caliber deck gun.
2 x 7.62mm machine guns.

Capability to lay naval mines added later in service.

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