Allied Warships


Mackerel class

2 ships

The submarine Marlin (SS-205) of the US Navy.

Technical information

Displacement825 / 1179 BRT 
Length239 feet 
Complement4 + 34 men 
ArmamentSix 21" torpedo tubes, 12 torpedoes.
one 3"/50 deck gun.
two .50 cal. machine guns.
two .30 cal. machine guns. 
Max speed16 / 9 kts knots (surfaced/submerged)
EnginesDiesel / Electric 
Power3360 / 1500 hp.  (surfaced/submerged)
Notes on class 

US Navy US Navy ships of the Mackerel class

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Mackerel (SS-204)
Marlin (SS-205)

2 Submarines of the Mackerel class.

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