USS L-1 (SS-40); USS L-2 (SS-41); USS L-3 (SS-42); USS L-4 (SS-43); USS L-5 (SS-44); USS L-6 (SS-45); USS L-7 (SS-46); USS L-8 (SS-48); USS L-9 (SS-49); USS L-10 (SS-50); USS L-11 (SS-51)
Traveling under the surface to search, track, and / or engage or reconnoiter areas.
Active patroling of vital waterways and maritime areas; can also serve as local deterrence against airborne and seaborne threats.
Serving in support (either firepower or material) of the main surface fleet in Blue Water environments.
2 x Diesel engines with 2 x electric motors developing 1,200 to 1,300 horsepower to 2 x shafts.
(3,800 miles | 6,116 km)
1 knot = 1.15 mph; 1 nm = 1.15 mile; 1 nm = 1.85 km
4 x 457mm (18") torpedo tubes; 8 x torpedo reloads
1 x 3" /23 caliber deck gun