Narwhal-Class

Narwhal Class Specifications Lead Boat: SS-167, U.S.S. Narwhal Length: 371′ Beam: 33′ 3″ Draft: 16′ 11″ (Surface trim) Displacement: 2,730 tons (surfaced); 3,960 tons (submerged) Speed: 17 knots (surfaced); 8-1/2 knots (submerged) Diving Depth: 300′ (test depth) Range: 25,000 miles Crew: 9 officers, 10 CPO, 70 enlisted Deck Gun: 2-6″/53-caliber Torpedoes: 4-21″ torpedo tubes (bow), … Read more

Argonaut-Class

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″ … Read more

B-Class

B-Class Specifications Lead Boat: SS-163, U.S.S. Barracuda Length: 341′ Beam: 27′ Draft: 14′ 7″ (Surface trim) Displacement: 2,119 tons (surfaced); 2,506 tons (submerged) Speed: 18 knots (surfaced); 11 knots (submerged) Diving Depth: 200′ (test depth) Range: 10,000 miles Crew: 7 officers, 11 CPO, 65 enlisted Deck Gun: 1-5″/51-calibre Anti-Aircraft Weapons: Torpedoes: 4-21″ torpedo tubes (bow); … Read more

S-Class

S-Class Specifications Lead Boat: SS-105, U.S.S. S-1 Length: 219′ Beam: 20-3/4′ Draft: 16′ (Surface trim) Displacement: 800 – 1,180 tons (surfaced); 1,062 – 1,460 tons (submerged) Speed: 14.5 knots (surfaced); 11 knots (submerged) Diving Depth: 200′ (test depth) Range: 3,420 – 5500 miles Crew: 4 officers, 34 – 39 enlisted Deck Gun: 1-3″/50-calibre; 1-4″/50 calibre; … Read more

R-Class

R-Class Specifications Lead Boat: SS-78, U.S.S. R-1 Length: 186′ Beam: 18′ Draft: 15′ 6″ (Surface trim) Displacement: 574 tons (surfaced); 685 tons (submerged) Speed: 12.5 knots (surfaced); 9.3 knots (submerged) Diving Depth: 200′ (test depth) Range: 4,700 miles @ 6.2 knots Crew: 4 officers; 3 CPO; 26 enlisted Deck Gun: 1-3″/50-caliber Anti-Aircraft Weapons: Machine guns … Read more