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USS Sterlet (SS-392), Balao-class submarine, 1950s, USN, United States Navy
Code Number:
MYNV09P15_13B
Title:
USS Sterlet (SS-392), Balao-class submarine, 1950s, USN, United States Navy
Builder: Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, Kittery, Maine
Laid down: 14/07/1943
Launched: 27/10/1943
Commissioned: 4/03/1944
Decommissioned: 18/09/1948
Recommissioned: 26/08/1950
Decommissioned: 30/09/1968
Struck: 1/10/1968
Fate: Sunk as a target, 31/01/1969

Class & type: Balao class diesel-electric submarine
Displacement: 1,526 tons (1,550 t) surfaced
2,391 tons (2,429 t) submerged
Length: 94.95 meters (311 feet 6 in)
Beam: 8.31 meters (27 feet 3 in)
Draft: 5.13 meters (16 feet 10 in) maximum
Propulsion: 4 Fairbanks-Morse Model 38D8- 10-cylinder opposed piston diesel engines driving electrical generators
2 126-cell Sargo batteries
4 high-speed Elliott electric motors with reduction gears
2x propellers
5,400 shp (4.0 MW) surfaced
2,740 shp (2.0 MW) submerged
Speed: 20.25 knots (38 km/h) surfaced
8.75 knots (16 km/h) submerged
Range: 20,000 km (11,000 nautical miles) surfaced at 10 knots (19 km/h)
Endurance: 48 hours at 2 knots (3.7 km/h) submerged
75 days on patrol
Test depth: 120 meters (400 feet)
Complement: 10 officers, 70Ð71 enlisted
Armament: 10 21-inch (533 mm) torpedo tubes (six forward, four aft)
24 torpedoes
1 5-inch (127 mm) / 25 caliber deck gun
Bofors 40 mm and Oerlikon 20 mm cannon
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