USS Tiburon (SS-529)
|Namesake:||The tiburon, a shark|
|Builder:||Boston Navy Yard, Boston, Massachusetts (proposed)|
|Fate:||Construction contract cancelled 29 July 1944|
|Class and type:||Tench-class diesel-electric submarine |
|Length:||311 ft 8 in (95.00 m)|
|Beam:||27 ft 4 in (8.33 m)|
|Draft:||17 ft 0 in (5.18 m) maximum|
|Range:||11,000 nautical miles (20,000 km) surfaced at 10 knots (19 km/h)|
|Test depth:||400 ft (120 m)|
|Complement:||10 officers, 71 enlisted|
USS Tiburon (SS-529), a cancelled Tench-class submarine, was the only ship of the United States Navy to be named for the tiburon, a large voracious shark found in the Caribbean Sea and along both the Atlantic and Pacific coasts of Central America. Her construction by the Boston Navy Yard at Boston, Massachusetts, was authorized on 19 July 1940, but was cancelled on 29 July 1944.
- Bauer, K. Jack; Roberts, Stephen S. (1991). Register of Ships of the U.S. Navy, 1775-1990: Major Combatants. Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press. pp. 280–282. ISBN 0-313-26202-0.
- Bauer, K. Jack; Roberts, Stephen S. (1991). Register of Ships of the U.S. Navy, 1775–1990: Major Combatants. Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press. pp. 275–282. ISBN 978-0-313-26202-9.
- U.S. Submarines Through 1945 pp. 261–263
- U.S. Submarines Through 1945 pp. 305–311