Dolphin Class Specifications

Lead Boat: SS-169, U.S.S. Dolphin (Only boat in class)
Length: 319′ 3″
Beam: 27′ 11″
Draft: 13′ (Surface trim)
Displacement: 1,718 tons (surfaced); 2,240 tons (submerged)
Speed: 17 knots (surfaced); 8 knots (submerged)
Diving Depth: 300′ (test depth)
Range:18,780 miles
Crew: 7 officers, 3 CPO, 53 enlisted
Deck Gun: 1-4″/50-caliber
Torpedoes: 4-21″ torpedo tubes (bow), 2-21″ torpedo tubes (stern), 18 torpedoes
Engines: 2-1,750 hp main, 2-450 hp diesel generator
Motors: 2-875 hp

 

Hull NumberNameCommission DateFateClass
SS-169Dolphin1932Scrapped 1945Dolphin-Class