Allied Warships


Perch class

6 ships

The submarine Perch (i) (SS-176) of the US Navy. She was lost on 3 Mar 1942.

Technical information

Displacement1330 / 1997 BRT 
Length301 feet 
Complement5 + 45 men 
ArmamentSix 21" torpedo tubes, 18 torpedoes.
one 3"/50 deck gun.
two .50 cal machine guns.
four .30 cal machine guns. 
Max speed19.25 / 8.75 kts knots (surfaced/submerged)
EnginesDiesel / Electric 2 shaft 
Power4300 / 2366 hp.  (surfaced/submerged)
Notes on class 

All ships of the Perch class

US Navy US Navy (more on US Navy)

Perch (i) (SS-176) Lost on 3 Mar 1942
Permit (SS-178)
Pickerel (i) (SS-177) Lost on 12 May 1943
Plunger (SS-179)
Pollack (SS-180)
Pompano (SS-181) Lost on 17 Sep 1943

6 Submarines of the Perch class. 3 of them were lost.

See all Submarine classes.

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