Sargo Class Specifications

Lead Boat: SS-188, U.S.S. Sargo
Length: 310′ 6″
Beam: 26′ 10″
Draft: 16′ 7″ (Surface trim)
Displacement: 1,450 tons (surfaced); 2,350 tons (submerged)
Speed: 21 knots (surfaced); 8.75 knots (submerged)
Diving Depth: 250′ (test depth)
Range: 11,000 miles
Crew: 5 officers, 54 enlisted
Deck Gun: 1-3″/50-caliber
Torpedoes: 4-21″ torpedo tubes (bow), 4-21″ torpedo tubes (stern); 24 torpedoes
Engines: 4-1,535 hp main engines, 2-258 kw auxiliaries
Motors: 4-685 hp
Wartime Modifications: Cut down conning tower, additional guns

 

Hull NumberNameCommission DateFateClass
SS-188Sargo1939Scrapped 1947Sargo-Class
SS-189Saury1939Scrapped 1947Sargo-Class
SS-190Spearfish1939Scrapped 1947Sargo-Class
SS-191Sculpin1939Lost November 1943Sargo-Class
SS-192Sailfish (3x_Squalus)1939Scrapped 1948; conning tower at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard; bell in AnnapolisSargo-Class
SS-193Swordfish1939Lost January 1945Sargo-Class
SS-194Seadragon1939Scrapped 1948Sargo-Class
SS-195Sealion1939Lost December 1941, scuttled CaviteSargo-Class
SS-196Searaven1939Sunk as target 1948Sargo-Class
SS-197Seawolf1939Lost October 1944Sargo-Class