Salmon Class Specifications

Lead Boat: SS-182, U.S.S. Salmon
Length: 308′
Beam: 26′ 1″
Draft: 15′ 8″ (Surface trim)
Displacement: 1,430 tons (surfaced); 2,198 tons (submerged)
Speed: 21 knots (surfaced); 9 knots (submerged)
Diving Depth: 250′ (test depth)
Range: 11,000 miles
Crew: 5 officers, 54 enlisted
Deck Gun: 1-3″/50-caliber
Anti-Aircraft Weapons:
Torpedoes: 4-21″ torpedo tubes (bow), 4-21″ torpedo tubes (stern); 24 torpedoes
Engines: 4-1,535 main engines, 2-330 kw auxiliaries
Motors: 4-665 hp

 

Hull NumberNameCommission DateFateClass
SS-182Salmon1938Scrapped 1946Salmon-Class
SS-183SealSaury1938Scrapped 1957Salmon-Class
SS-184Skipjack1938Salmon-Class
SS-185Snapper1937Scrapped 1948Salmon-Class
SS-186Stingray1938Scrapped 1947Salmon-Class
SS-187Sturgeon1938Scrapped 1948Salmon-Class