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USS Salmon (SS-182)


Diesel-Electric Attack Submarine


United States | 1938



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



Authored By: Staff Writer | Last Edited: 06/30/2017 | Content ©www.MilitaryFactory.com
Power & Performance
Those special qualities that separate one sea-going vessel design from another. Performance specifications presented assume optimal operating conditions for USS Salmon (SS-182).
4 x Hooven-Owens-Rentschler (HOR) 9-cylinder diesel engines; 2 x 120-cell batteries; 4 x Elliott electric motors; 2 x shafts.
Propulsion
21.0 kts
24.2 mph
Surface Speed
9.0 kts
10.4 mph
Submerged Speed
10,801 nm
12,430 miles | 20,004 km
Range
Structure
The bow-to-stern, port-to-starboard physical qualities of USS Salmon (SS-182).
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Personnel
Complement
308.0 ft
93.88 meters
O/A Length
26.1 ft
7.96 meters
Beam
15.7 ft
4.79 meters
Draught
1,460
tons
Displacement
2,225
tons
Displacement (Submerged)
Armament
Available supported armament and special-mission equipment featured in the design of USS Salmon (SS-182).
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
Ships-in-Class (6)
Notable series variants as part of the USS Salmon (SS-182) family line as relating to the Salmon-class group.
USS Salmon (SS-182); USS Seal (SS-183); USS Skipjack (SS-184); USS Snapper (SS-185); USS Stingray (SS-186); USS Sturgeon (SS-187)
Operators
Global operator(s) of the USS Salmon (SS-182). Nations are displayed by flag, each linked to their respective national naval warfare listing.
National flag of the United States

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Mission Roles
Some designs are single-minded in their approach while others offer a more versatile solution to seaborne requirements.
BLUE WATER SERVICE
SUBMERGED ATTACK
MARITIME PATROL
FLEET SUPPORT
Recognition
Some designs stand the test of time while others are doomed to never advance beyond the drawing board; let history be their judge.
Going Further...
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