Allied Warships


Sargo class

10 ships

The submarine Seawolf (SS-197) of the US Navy. She was lost on 3 Oct 1944.

Technical information

Displacement1450 / 2350 BRT 
Length310 feet 
Complement5 + 50 men 
ArmamentEight 21" torpedo tubes, 24 torpedoes.
one 3"/50 deck gun.
two .50 calibre machine guns.
two .30 calibre machine guns. 
Max speed20 / 7.75 kts knots (surfaced/submerged)
EnginesDiesel / Electric 2 shafts 
Power5500 / 2740 hp  (surfaced/submerged)
Notes on class 

All ships of the Sargo class

US Navy US Navy (more on US Navy)

Sargo (SS-188)
Saury (SS-189)
Spearfish (SS-190)
Sailfish (SS-192)
Sculpin (SS-191) Lost on 19 Nov 1943
Seadragon (SS-194)
Sealion (i) (SS-195) Lost on 25 Dec 1941
Searaven (SS-196)
Seawolf (SS-197) Lost on 3 Oct 1944
Swordfish (SS-193) Lost on 12 Jan 1945

10 Submarines of the Sargo class. 4 of them were lost.

Full wartime service history on this vessel.

See all Submarine classes.

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