USS S-34

CountryUnited States
Ship ClassS-class Submarine
Hull NumberSS-139
BuilderBethlehem Shipbuilding Corporation, San Francisco, California, United States
Laid Down28 May 1918
Launched13 Feb 1919
Commissioned12 Jul 1922
Decommissioned25 Oct 1922
Displacement854 tons standard; 1062 tons submerged
Length219 feet
Beam21 feet
Draft16 feet
MachineryDiesel-electric engines
Bunkerage41,921 gal
Power Output1200 SHP
Speed14 knots
Armament4x21" torpedo tubes with 12 torpedoes, 1x4" deck gun


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USS S-34 Operational Timeline

12 Jul 1922 S-34 was commissioned into service.
25 Oct 1922 S-34 was decommissioned from service.


USS S-21, USS S-34, and USS S-31 at Groton, Connecticut, United States, 9 Jun 1923Submarine tender Beaver with submarines S-32, S-35, S-30, S-33, S-31, and S-34 at Olongapo, Philippine Islands, Mar 1929USS S-35, USS S-33, USS S-32, USS S-34 at Olongapo Naval Station, Philippine Islands, Mar 1929; note USS Pittsburgh in backgroundUSS S-34 tied up to wharf in Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii, late 1930s; note railcar carrying new batteries for S-34, and a Balao-class submarine moored nearby

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USS S-21, USS S-34, and USS S-31 at Groton, Connecticut, United States, 9 Jun 1923
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