SS-205, U.S.S. Marlin

History for the SS-205, U.S.S. Marlin Launched: Builder: Sponsor: Commissioned: First Captain: Stricken/Lost: 1941 Scrapped 1946 Patrols No: Captain: From: Date: Duration: Score (WT): JANAC Return: 1  George A. Sharp 1942 0/0 0/0 2 Paul A. Grouleff 1942 0/0 0/0   USS Marlin … [Read more...]

SS-204, U.S.S. Mackerel

History for the SS-204, U.S.S. Mackerel Launched: Builder: Sponsor: Commissioned: First Captain: Stricken/Lost: 1941 Scrapped 1947 Patrols No: Captain: From: Date: Duration: Score (WT): JANAC Return: 1 John F. Davidson 1942 0/0 0/0 2 John F. Davidson 1942 0/0 0/0   USS Mackerel … [Read more...]

Mackerel-Class

Mackerel Class Specifications Lead Boat: SS-204, U.S.S. Mackerel Length: 243' 1" Beam: 22' 1" Draft: 14' 6" (Surface trim) Displacement: 825 tons (surfaced); 1179 tons (submerged) Speed: 16 knots (surfaced); 11 knots (submerged) Diving Depth: 250' (test depth) Range: 6,500 miles Crew: 4 officers, 33 enlisted Deck Gun: 1-3"/50-calibre Torpedoes: 4-21" torpedo tubes … [Read more...]