Tench-Class

Tench-Class Specifications Lead Boat: SS-417, U.S.S. Tench Length: 312′ Beam: 27′ Draft: 16′ 5″ (Surface trim) Displacement: 1,570 tons (surfaced); 2,414 tons (submerged) Speed: 20 knots (surfaced); 9 knots (submerged) Diving Depth: 400′ (test depth) Range: 11,000 miles Crew: 10 officers, 71 enlisted Deck Gun: 1 or 2-5″/25-calibre Anti-Aircraft Weapons: 2-40mm Light Weaponry: 2 to … Read more

SS-478, U.S.S. Cutlass

History of the SS-478, U.S.S. Cutlass Submarine Launched: Builder: Sponsor: Commissioned: First Captain: Stricken/Lost: 1945 Taiwan 1973 Patrols No: Captain: From: Date: Duration: Score (WT): JANAC Return: 1 Herbert L. Jukes Pearl Harbor 8/45 22 0/0 0/0 Pearl Harbor

SS-476, U.S.S. Runner (2)

History of the SS-476, U.S.S. Runner (2) Submarine Launched: Builder: Sponsor: Commissioned: First Captain: Stricken/Lost: 1945 Scrapped 1973 Patrols No: Captain: From: Date: Duration: Score (WT): JANAC Return: 1 Raymond H. Bass Pearl Harbor 6/45 30 1/600 1/630 Pearl Harbor 2 Raymond H. Bass Pearl Harbor 8/45 29 0/0 0/0 Pearl Harbor  

SS-475, U.S.S. Argonaut (2)

The second Argonaut (SS-475) submarine was laid down on 28 June 1944, at the Portsmouth Navy Yard. Launched on 1 October 1944, she was sponsored by Mrs. Allen R. McCann. Commissioned on 15 January 1945, her first commanding officer was Lieutenant Commander John S. Schmidt. Following shakedown in the Portsmouth area, she sailed for Key West … Read more

SS-424, U.S.S. Quillback

History of the SS-424, U.S.S. Quillback Submarine Launched: Builder: Sponsor: Commissioned: First Captain: Stricken/Lost: 1945 Scrapped 1974 Patrols No: Captain: From: Date: Duration: Score (WT): JANAC Return: 1 Richard P. Nicholson Pearl Harbor 5/45 53 0/0 0/0 Pearl Harbor