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USS Salmon (SS-182)


Diesel-Electric Attack Submarine (1938)


Naval Warfare

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



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Specifications



Service Year
1938

Origin
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United States

Complement
59
PERSONNEL


Class
Salmon-class
Number-in-Class
6
VESSELS
Ships-in-Class


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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(OPERATORS list includes past, present, and future operators when applicable)
Submerged Attack
Traveling under the surface to search, track, and / or engage or reconnoiter areas.
Maritime Patrol
Active patroling of vital waterways and maritime areas; can also serve as local deterrence against airborne and seaborne threats.
Fleet Support
Serving in support (either firepower or material) of the main surface fleet in Blue Water environments.


Length
308.0 ft
93.88 m
Beam
26.1 ft
7.96 m
Draught
15.7 ft
4.79 m
Displacement
1,460
tons
Disp.Submerged
2,225
tons


Installed Power: 4 x Hooven-Owens-Rentschler (HOR) 9-cylinder diesel engines; 2 x 120-cell batteries; 4 x Elliott electric motors; 2 x shafts.
Surface Speed
21.0 kts
(24.2 mph)
Submerged Speed
9.0 kts
(10.4 mph)
Range
10,801 nm
(12,430 mi | 20,004 km)


kts = knots | mph = miles-per-hour | nm = nautical miles | mi = miles | km = kilometers

1 kts = 1.15 mph | 1 nm = 1.15 mi | 1 nm = 1.85 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


Supported Types


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