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Naval Historical Center #NH 54542
|Tonnage||1560 tons standard|
|Dimensions||319'1" by 27'8" by 13'
97.26m by 8.43m by 3.96m
|Maximum speed||17 knots surfaced|
1 4"/50 gun
||2-shaft diesel (3500 bhp) or
electric (1750 bhp)
|Bunkerage||91 tons diesel oil|
|Range||4900 nautical miles (9100km) at 10 knots|
The Dolphin was
completed in 1932 and was rather
smaller than preceding U.S. submarines. She suffered from essentially the same
faults as the Cachalot
class. She was present in Pearl
7 December 1941, but was assigned to training duty by 1943 for the remainder of the war.
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