S-46 file photo [1758]

USS S-46

CountryUnited States
Ship ClassS-class Submarine
Hull NumberSS-157
BuilderBethlehem Shipbuilding Corporation, Quincy, Massachusetts, United States
Laid Down23 Feb 1921
Launched11 Sep 1923
Commissioned5 Jun 1925
Decommissioned2 Nov 1945
Displacement903 tons standard; 1126 tons submerged
Length225 feet
Beam21 feet
Draft13 feet
MachineryDiesel-eletric engines with two screws
Bunkerage46,363 gal
Power Output1200 SHP
Speed14 knots
Crew38
Armament4x21" torpedo tubes with 12 torpedoes, 1x4" deck gun

Contributor:

ww2dbaseS-46 patrolled off New Britain, off Solomons Islands, off eastern New Guinea, and off the Aleutians during WW2. She was assigned back to San Diego to participate in anti-submarine training near the end of the war.

ww2dbaseSource: Naval Historical Center.

Submarine USS S-46 (SS-157) Interactive Map

USS S-46 Operational Timeline

5 Jun 1925 S-46 was commissioned into service.
2 Nov 1945 S-46 was decommissioned from service.

Photographs

Close-up of S-46S-46 departing Guantanamo, Cuba for Mare Island Navy Yard, CA, Apr 1927Submarine Division 19 at Balboa harbor, Panama, 7 May 1927USS Holland tending S-25, S-28, S-24, S-27, S-26, S-48 or S-46, V-3, V-2, S-45, S-43, S-44, and S-42, San Diego, California, United States, circa 1930
See all 5 photographs of Submarine USS S-46 (SS-157)



Share this article with your friends:

 Facebook  Reddit
 Twitter  Digg
 Google+  Delicious
 StumbleUpon  


Stay updated with WW2DB:

 RSS Feeds



Posting Your Comments on this Topic

Your Name
Your Email
 Your email will not be published
Comment Type
Your Comments
Security Code
 

 

Note: We hope that visitor conversations at WW2DB will be constructive and thought-provoking. Please refrain from using strong language. HTML tags are not allowed. Your IP address will be tracked even if you remain anonymous. WW2DB site administrators reserve the right to moderate, censor, and/or remove any comment. All comment submissions will become the property of WW2DB.

Search WW2DB & Partner Sites
More on USS S-46
Partner Sites Content:
» S-46 Submarine Operations Research Group Attack Data

Submarine USS S-46 (SS-157) Photo Gallery
Close-up of S-46
See all 5 photographs of Submarine USS S-46 (SS-157)




Famous WW2 Quote
"We no longer demand anything, we want war."

Joachim von Ribbentrop, German Foreign Minister, Aug 1939