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TANG (SS 306)
SUBMARINE
VESSEL STATUS
Class: SS 285 UIC:
Status: Lost by accident Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 10/24/1944 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Naval Shipyard Mare Island
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 12/15/1941 Commission Date: 10/15/1943
Keel Date: 01/15/1943 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 08/17/1943 Decommission Date:
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 1.2 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
Delivery Date: 11/30/1943 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 0.9 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 02/08/1945
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 312 ft Waterline Length: 307 ft
Extreme Beam: 27 ft Waterline Beam:
Max Navigational Draft: 17 ft Draft Limit:
Light Displacement: 1470 tons Full Displacement: 2040 tons
Dead Weight: 570 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 2
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Diesel Electric
Accommodations: Officers: 10
Enlisted: 68
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: US NAVY
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments:
Last Updated: 08/04/1999
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