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By the numbers[edit]

The specs need changing to these:

Displacement,
  Surfaced:
  Submerged:

1526 tons (1550t),
2424 tons (2460 t)
Length: 307 ft (93.6m) waterline, 311ft 9in (95m) overall
Beam: 27.3 ft (8.3 m)
Draft: 19.3 ft (5.9 m)
Test depth: 300 ft (91.4m)
Speed,
  Surfaced:
  Submerged:

20.25 knots (37 km/h)
  8.75 knots (16 km/h)
Propulsion: four 1350-hp  (1010kW) 16-cylinder General Motors 278A diesel engines
two 1370hp (1020 kW) General Electric electric motors (two 126-cell Exide main storage batteries),
two shafts
Submerged Endurance: 48 hours at 2 knots (3.7kph)
Patrol Endurance: 75 days
Range: 11,000 nmi. (20,000 km)
  at 10 knots (18.5kph) surfaced
Complement: 70 officers and enlisted men (peacetime), 80-85 (war)
Armament: 10 × 21 in torpedo tubes (53 cm),
  (6 forward, 4 aft),
  24 torpedoes;
1 × 3 in (76.2mm) / 50 cal deck gun, 2 × .50 cal. machine guns,
2 × .30 cal. machine guns

10:34, 15 November 2006 (UTC)



  • I've changed the numbers to match other boats in the Gato class. I did NOT change the propulsion and armament sections, because they use templates. WeeWillieWiki (talk) 00:54, 13 October 2008 (UTC)