SS-198, U.S.S. Tambor

History for the SS-198, U.S.S. Tambor Patrols No: Captain: From: Date: Duration: Score (WT): JANAC Return: 1 John W. Murphy, Jr. Wake 12/41 35 0/0 0/0 Pearl Harbor 2 John W. Murphy, Jr. Pearl Harbor 3/42 51 1/7,000 0/0 Pearl Harbor Midway John W. Murphy, Jr. Pearl Harbor 5/42 15 0/0 0/0 Pearl Harbor 3 Stephen … Read more

Tambor-Class

Tambor Class Specifications Lead Boat: SS-198, U.S.S. Tambor Length: 307′ 2″ Beam: 27′ 3″ Draft: 15′ (Surface trim) Displacement: 1,475 tons (surfaced); 2,370 tons (submerged) Speed: 20 knots (surfaced); 9 knots (submerged) Diving Depth: 250′ (test depth) Range: 11,000 miles Crew: 6 officers, 54 enlisted Deck Gun: 1-3″/50-caliber Torpedoes: 6-21″ torpedo tubes (bow), 4-21″ torpedo … Read more