Argonaut Class Specifications

Lead Boat: SS-166, U.S.S. Argonaut (ex. V-4, ex. SM-1)
Length: 381′
Beam: 33′ 10″
Draft: 16′ (Surface trim)
Displacement: 2,170 tons (surfaced); 4,080 tons (submerged)
Speed: 15 knots (surfaced); 8 knots (submerged)
Diving Depth: 300′ (test depth)
Range: 18,000 miles
Crew: 7 officers, 9 CPO, 71 enlisted
Deck Gun: 2-6″/53-caliber
Torpedoes: 4-21″ torpedo tubes (bow); 2-mine tubes (stern) 60 mines
Engines: 2-diesel
Motors: 2-1,100 hp
Wartime Modifications: Added 2-21″ external torpedo tubes in bow superstructure. Converted to APS-1, transport submarine

 

Hull NumberNameCommission DateFateClass
SS-166Argonaut1928Lost January 1943Argonaut-Class