USS S-40

CountryUnited States
Ship ClassS-class Submarine
Hull NumberSS-145
BuilderBethlehem Shipbuilding Corporation, San Francisco, California, United States
Laid Down5 Mar 1919
Launched5 Jan 1921
Commissioned20 Nov 1923
Decommissioned29 Oct 1945
Displacement854 tons standard; 1062 tons submerged
Length219 feet
Beam21 feet
Draft16 feet
MachineryDiesel-electric engines
Bunkerage41,921 gal
Power Output1200 SHP
Speed14 knots
Crew38
Armament4x21" torpedo tubes with 12 torpedoes, 1x4" deck gun

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USS S-40 Operational Timeline

20 Nov 1923 S-40 was commissioned into service.
29 Oct 1945 S-40 was decommissioned from service.

Photographs

Men of US Navy Submarine Squadron 5 keeping score of sinkings aboard USS Griffin, 7 Jan 1943; the squadron operated out of Brisbane, Australia




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Men of US Navy Submarine Squadron 5 keeping score of sinkings aboard USS Griffin, 7 Jan 1943; the squadron operated out of Brisbane, Australia




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