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UNITED STATES NAVY (UNITED STATES OF AMERICA)

SUBMARINES

"D" submarines (1909-1910)

Narwhal 1909

No Name Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comm Fate
SS17 Narwhal, 11/1911- D1 156 Fore River, Quincy 4/1908 8/4/1909 11/1909 stricken 2/1922
SS18 Grayling, 11/1911- D2 157 Fore River, Quincy 4/1908 16/6/1909 11/1909 stricken 1/1922
SS19 Salmon, 11/1911- D3 158 Fore River, Quincy 4/1908 12/3/1910 9/1910 stricken 7/1922

 

Displacement standard, t

 

Displacement normal, t

288 / 337

Length, m

41.1

Breadth, m

4.20

Draught, m

3.60

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 Craig petrol engines / 2 electric motors

Power, h. p.

600 / 260

Max speed, kts

12 / 9.5

Fuel, t

petrol 5.5

Endurance, nm (kts) 1240 (9 - 10) /

Armament

4 - 450 TT (bow, 4)

Complement

15

Diving depth operational, m

60

Ship project history: Practically similar to class, except for machinery with extremely unreliable and dangerous petrol engines.

Modernizations: none.

Naval service: All period of service D class submarines were laid in reserve.

D3 1912

Ivan Gogin, 2014