Submarines (SS) Built Before WWII

Most recent update: January 27, 2015.


 

Type # Class Name Shipbuilder Hull # LDT FY Delivered Disposition
SS 1   Holland Crescent Shipyard   64 1897 12-Oct-00 Sold 1913
SS 2 A-1 Plunger Crescent Shipyard   107 1900 19-Sep-03 Sold 1922
SS 3 A-2 Adder Crescent Shipyard   107 1901 12-Jan-03 Sunk as target 1922
SS 4 A-3 Grampus Union Iron Works 76 107 1901 28-May-03 Sunk as target 1922
SS 5 A-4 Moccasin Crescent Shipyard   107 1901 17-Jan-03 Sunk as target 1922
SS 6 A-5 Pike Union Iron Works 77 107 1901 28-May-03 Sunk as target 1922
SS 7 A-6 Porpoise Crescent Shipyard   107 1901 19-Sep-03 Sunk as target 1922
SS 8 A-7 Shark Crescent Shipyard   107 1901 19-Sep-03 Sunk as target 1922
SS 9 C-1 Octopus Fore River Sbldg. 128 275 1905 30-Jun-08 Scrapped 1922
SS 10 B-1 Viper Fore River Sbldg. 129 173 1905 18-Oct-07 Sunk as target 1922
SS 11 B-2 Cuttlefish Fore River Sbldg. 130 173 1905 18-Oct-07 Sunk as target 1922
SS 12 B-3 Tarantula Fore River Sbldg. 131 173 1905 3-Dec-07 Sunk as target 1922
SS 13 C-2 Stingray Fore River Sbldg. 152 275 1908 23-Nov-09 Scrapped 1922
SS 14 C-3 Tarpon Fore River Sbldg. 153 275 1908 23-Nov-09 Scrapped 1922
SS 15 C-4 Bonita Fore River Sbldg. 154 275 1908 23-Nov-09 Scrapped 1922
SS 16 C-5 Snapper Fore River Sbldg. 155 275 1908 2-Feb-10 Scrapped 1922
SS 17 D-1 Narwhal Fore River Sbldg. 156 337 1908 23-Nov-09 Scrapped 1922
SS 18 D-2 Grayling Fore River Sbldg. 157 337 1908 23-Nov-09 Scrapped 1922
SS 19 D-3 Salmon Fore River Sbldg. 158 337 1908 8-Sep-10 Scrapped 1922
SS 19 G-1 Seal Newport News Sbldg. 119 516 1908 28-Oct-12 Sunk as target 1922
SS 20 F-1 Carp Union Iron Works 94 330 1909 19-Jun-12 Sunk in collision 1917
SS 21 F-2 Barracuda Union Iron Works 95 330 1909 25-Jun-12 Scrapped 1922
SS 22 F-3 Pickerel Moran Sbldg. 55 330 1909 5-Aug--12 Sunk after collision 1917
SS 23 F-4 Skate Moran Sbldg. 56 330 1909 3-May-13 Sold 1922
SS 24 E-1 Skiopjack Fore River Sbldg. 179 342 1909 14-Feb-12 Scrapped 1922
SS 25 E-2 Sturgeon Fore River Sbldg. 180 342 1909 14-Feb-12 Scrapped 1922
SS 26 G-4 Thrasher Cramp Shipbuilding 354 360 1909 22-Jan-14 Scrapped 1920
SS 27 G-2 Tuna Newport News Sbldg. 120 516 1909 15-May-12 Foundered off New London 1919
SS 28 H-1 Sea Wolf Union Iron Works 99 358 1910 1-Dec-13 Wrecked 1920
SS 29 H-2 Nautilus Union Iron Works 100 358 1910 1-Dec-13 Scrapped 1931
SS 30 H-3 Garfish Moran Sbldg. 59 358 1910 16-Jan-14 Scrapped 1931
SS 31 G-3 Turbot Lake Torpedo Boat Co.   393 1910 22-Mar-15 Sold 1922
SS 32 K-1 Haddock Fore River Sbldg. 198 521 1911 17-Mar-14 Scrapped 1931
SS 33 K-2 Cachalot Fore River Sbldg. 199 521 1911 31-Jan-14 Scrapped 1931
SS 34 K-3 Orca Union Iron Works 101 392 1911 30-Oct-14 Scrapped 1931
SS 35 K-4 Walrus Moran Sbldg. 62 392 1911 24-Oct-14 Scrapped 1931
SS 36 K-5   Fore River Sbldg. 203 521 1912 22-Aug-14 Scrapped 1931
SS 37 K-6   Fore River Sbldg. 204 521 1912 9-Sep-14 Scrapped 1931
SS 38 K-7   Union Iron Works 103 392 1912 1-Dec-14 Scrapped 1931
SS 39 K-8   Union Iron Works 104 392 1912 1-Dec-14 Scrapped 1931
SS 40 L 1   Fore River Sbldg. 219 548 1913 11-Apr-16 Scrapped 1922
SS 41 L-2   Fore River Sbldg. 220 548 1913 29-Sep-16 Scrapped 1933
SS 42 L-3   Fore River Sbldg. 221 548 1913 22-Apr-16 Scrapped 1933
SS 43 L-4   Fore River Sbldg. 222 548 1913 4-May-16 Scrapped 1922
SS 44 L-5   Lake Torpedo Boat Co.   456 1913 17-Feb-18 Scrapped 1925
SS 45 L-6   Craig Shipbuilding   456 1913 7-Dec-17 Scrapped 1925
SS 46 L-7   Craig Shipbuilding   456 1913 7-Dec-17 Scrapped 1925
SS 47 M-1   Fore River Sbldg. 223 676 1913 16-Feb-18 Scrapped 1922
SS 48 L-8   Portsmouth NSY   456 1914 30-Aug-17 Scrapped 1926
SS 49 L-9   Fore River Sbldg. 227 548 1914 4-Aug-16 Scrapped 1934
SS 50 L-8   Fore River Sbldg. 228 548 1914 2-Aug-16 Scrapped 1922
SS 51 L-11   Fore River Sbldg. 229 548 1914 15-Aug-16 Scrapped 1933
SS 52 AA-1   Fore River Sbldg. 246 1,482 1915 30-Jan-20 Scrapped 1931
SS 53 N-1   Todd Dry Dock 82 348 1915 26-Sep-17 Scrapped 1931
SS 54 N-2   Todd Dry Dock 83 348 1915 26-Sep-17 Scrapped 1931
SS 55 N-3   Todd Dry Dock 84 348 1915 26-Sep-17 Scrapped 1931
SS 56 N-4   Lake Torpedo Boat Co.   331 1915 15-Jun-18 Sold 1922
SS 57 N-5   Lake Torpedo Boat Co.   331 1915 13-Jun-18 Sold 1922
SS 58 N-6   Lake Torpedo Boat Co.   331 1915 9-Jul-18 Sold 1922
SS 59 N-7   Lake Torpedo Boat Co.   331 1915 15-Jun-18 Sold 1922
SS 60 AA-2   Fore River Sbldg. 270 1,482 1916 7-Jan-21 Scrapped 1930
SS 61 AA-3   Fore River Sbldg. 271 1,482 1916 7-Dec-20 Scrapped 1930
SS 62 O-1   Portsmouth NSY   521 1916 5-Nov-18 Scrapped 1938
SS 63 O-2   Puget Sound NSY   521 1916 19-Oct-18 Scrapped 1945
SS 64 O-3   Fore River Sbldg. 256 624 1916 13-Jun-18 Scrapped 1946
SS 65 O-4   Fore River Sbldg. 257 624 1916 28-May-18 Scrapped 1946
SS 66 O-5   Fore River Sbldg. 258 624 1916 8-Jun-18 Sunk in collision off Panama 1923
SS 67 O-6   Fore River Sbldg. 259 624 1916 12-Jun-18 Scrapped 1946
SS 68 O-7   Fore River Sbldg. 260 624 1916 4-Jul-18 Scrapped 1946
SS 69 O-8   Fore River Sbldg. 261 624 1916 11-Jul-18 Scrapped 1946
SS 70 O-9   Fore River Sbldg. 262 624 1916 27-Jul-18 Foundered off Maine 1941
SS 71 O-10   Fore River Sbldg. 263 624 1916 17-Aug-18 Scrapped 1946
SS 72 O-11   Lake Torpedo Boat Co.   491 1916 19-Oct-18 Scrapped 1930
SS 73 O-12   Lake Torpedo Boat Co.   491 1916 19-Oct-18 Scrapped 1930
SS 74 O-13   Lake Torpedo Boat Co.   491 1916 27-Nov-18 Scrapped 1930
SS 75 O-14   California SB   491 1916 1-Oct-18 Scrapped 1930
SS 76 O-15   California SB   491 1916 27-Aug-18 Scrapped 1930
SS 77 O-16   California SB   491 1916 1-Aug-18 Scrapped 1930
SS 78 R-1   Fore River Sbldg. 282 680 1917 16-Dec-18 Scrapped 1946
SS 79 R-2   Fore River Sbldg. 283 680 1917 24-Jan-19 Scrapped 1946
SS 80 R-3   Fore River Sbldg. 284 680 1917 17-Apr-19 To Britain 1941 as P-511, scrapped 1948
SS 81 R-4   Fore River Sbldg. 285 680 1917 28-Mar-19 Scrapped 1946
SS 82 R-5   Fore River Sbldg. 286 680 1917 15-Apr-19 Scrapped 1946
SS 83 R-6   Fore River Sbldg. 287 680 1917 1-May-19 Scrapped 1946
SS 84 R-7   Fore River Sbldg. 288 680 1917 12-Jun-19 Scrapped 1946
SS 85 R-8   Fore River Sbldg. 289 680 1917 21-Jul-19 Foundered 1936
SS 86 R-9   Fore River Sbldg. 290 680 1917 30-Jul-19 Scrapped 1946
SS 87 R-10   Fore River Sbldg. 291 680 1917 20-Aug-19 Scrapped 1946
SS 88 R-11   Fore River Sbldg. 292 680 1917 5-Sep-19 Scrapped 1948
SS 89 R-12   Fore River Sbldg. 293 680 1917 23-Sep-19 Foundered 1943
SS 90 R-13   Fore River Sbldg. 294 680 1917 17-Oct-19 Scrapped 1946
SS 91 R-14   Fore River Sbldg. 295 680 1917 24-Dec-19 Scrapped 1946
SS 92 R-15   Union Iron Works 173 569 1917 27-Jul-18 Scrapped 1946
SS 93 R-16   Union Iron Works 174 569 1917 5-Aug-18 Scrapped 1946
SS 94 R-17   Union Iron Works 175 569 1917 17-Aug-18 To Britain 1942 as P-512, scrapped 1945
SS 95 R-18   Union Iron Works 176 569 1917 11-Sep-18 Scrapped 1946
SS 96 R-19   Union Iron Works 177 569 1917 2-Oct-18 To Britain 1942 as P-514, sunk in the North Atlantic 1942
SS 97 R-20   Union Iron Works 178 569 1917 7-Oct-18 Scrapped 1946
SS 98 R-21   Lake Torpedo Boat Co.   495 1917 17-Jun-19 Scrapped 1930
SS 99 R-22   Lake Torpedo Boat Co.   495 1917 1-Aug-19 Scrapped 1930
SS 100 R-23   Lake Torpedo Boat Co.   495 1917 23-Oct-19 Scrapped 1930
SS 101 R-24   Lake Torpedo Boat Co.   495 1917 27-Jun-19 Scrapped 1930
SS 102 R-25   Lake Torpedo Boat Co.   495 1917 23-Oct-19 Scrapped 1930
SS 103 R-26   Lake Torpedo Boat Co.   495 1917 23-Oct-19 Scrapped 1930
SS 104 R-27   Lake Torpedo Boat Co.   495 1917 3-Sep-19 Scrapped 1930
SS 105 S-1   Fore River Sbldg. 296 1,062 1917 5-Jun-20 To Britain 1942 as P-552, scrapped 1946
SS 106 S-2   Lake Torpedo Boat Co.   800 1917 25-May-20 Scrapped 1930
SS 107 S-3   Portsmouth NSY   876 1917 30-Jan-19 Scrapped 1937
SS 108               Never built
SS 109 S-4   Portsmouth NSY   876 1918 19-Nov-19 Scuttled 1936
SS 110 S-5   Portsmouth NSY   876 1918 6-Mar-20 Foundered off Delaware 1920
SS 111 S-6   Portsmouth NSY   876 1918 17-May-20 Scrapped 1937
SS 112 S-7   Portsmouth NSY   876 1918 1-Jul-20 Scrapped 1937
SS 113 S-8   Portsmouth NSY   876 1918 1-Oct-20 Scrapped 1937
SS 114 S-9   Portsmouth NSY   876 1918 21-Feb-21 Scrapped 1937
SS 115 S-10   Portsmouth NSY   876 1918 21-Sep-22 Scrapped 1937
SS 116 S-11   Portsmouth NSY   876 1918 11-Jan-23 Scrapped 1945
SS 117 S-12   Portsmouth NSY   876 1918 30-Apr-23 Scrapped 1945
SS 118 S-13   Portsmouth NSY   876 1918 14-Jul-23 Scrapped 1945
SS 119 S-14   Lake Torpedo Boat Co.   876 1918 11-Feb-21 Sold 1945
SS 120 S-15   Lake Torpedo Boat Co.   876 1918 15-Jan-21 Sold 1946
SS 121 S-16   Lake Torpedo Boat Co.   876 1918 17-Dec-20 Sunk 1945
SS 122 S-17   Lake Torpedo Boat Co.   876 1918 1-Mar-21 Sunk 1945
SS 123 S-19   Fore River Sbldg. 309 1,062 1918 3-Apr-24 Scrapped 1946
SS 124 S-18   Fore River Sbldg. 310 1,062 1918 24-Aug-21 Sunk off Pearl Harbor1938
SS 125 S-20   Fore River Sbldg. 311 1,062 1918 22-Nov-22 Scrapped 1946
SS 126 S-21   Fore River Sbldg. 312 1,062 1918 24-Aug-21 To Britain 1942 as P-553, sunk as target 1945
SS 127 S-22   Fore River Sbldg. 313 1,062 1918 23-Jun-24 To Britain 1942 as P-554, scrapped 1945
SS 128 S-23   Fore River Sbldg. 314 1,062 1918 30-Oct-23 Scrapped 1946
SS 129 S-24   Fore River Sbldg. 315 1,062 1918 24-Aug-23 To Britain 1942 as P-555, sunk as target 1947
SS 130 S-25   Fore River Sbldg. 316 1,062 1918 9-Jul-23 To Britain 1941 as P-551, to Poland 1941 as Jastrzab, lost 1942
SS 131 S-26   Fore River Sbldg. 317 1,062 1918 15-Oct-23 Sunk in collision off Panama 1942
SS 132 S-27   Fore River Sbldg. 318 1,062 1918 22-Jan-24 Wrecked in the Aleutians 1942
SS 133 S-28   Fore River Sbldg. 319 1,062 1918 13-Dec-23 Foundered off Oahu 1944
SS 134 S-29   Fore River Sbldg. 320 1,062 1918 22-May-24 To Britain 1942 as P-556, scrapped 1956
SS 135 S-30   Union Iron Works 201 854 1918 29-Oct-20 Scrapped 1946
SS 136 S-31   Union Iron Works 202 854 1918 11-May-22 Scrapped 1946
SS 137 S-32   Union Iron Works 203 854 1918 15-Jun-22 Scrapped 1946
SS 138 S-33   Union Iron Works 204 854 1918 18-Apr-22 Scrapped 1946
SS 139 S-34   Union Iron Works 205 854 1918 12-Jul-22 Scrapped 1946
SS 140 S-35   Union Iron Works 206 854 1918 17-Aug-22 Sunk as target 1946
SS 141 S-36   Union Iron Works 207 854 1918 4-Apr-23 Wrecked in Makassar Strait and scuttled 1942
SS 142 S-37   Union Iron Works 208 854 1918 16-Jul-23 Sunk as target 1945
SS 143 S-38   Union Iron Works 209 854 1918 11-May-23 Sunk as target 1945
SS 144 S-39   Union Iron Works 210 854 1918 14-Sep-23 Wrecked on Rossel Island 1942
SS 145 S-40   Union Iron Works 211 854 1918 20-Nov-23 Scrapped 1946
SS 146 S-41   Union Iron Works 212 854 1918 15-Jan-24 Scrapped 1946
SS 147 H-4   Electric Boat   467 1918 24-Oct-18 Built for Russia but not delivered, scrapped 1933
SS 148 H-5   Electric Boat   467 1918 30-Sep-18 Built for Russia but not delivered, scrapped 1933
SS 149 H-6   Electric Boat   467 1918 9-Sep-18 Built for Russia but not delivered, scrapped 1933
SS 150 H-7   Electric Boat   467 1918 24-Oct-18 Built for Russia but not delivered, scrapped 1933
SS 151 H-8   Electric Boat   467 1918 18-Nov-18 Built for Russia but not delivered, scrapped 1933
SS 152 H-9   Electric Boat   467 1918 25-Nov-18 Built for Russia but not delivered, scrapped 1933
SS 153 S-42   Fore River Sbldg. 1389 1,126 1919 20-Nov-24 Scrapped 1946
SS 154 S-43   Fore River Sbldg. 1390 1,126 1919 31-Dec-24 Scrapped 1946
SS 155 S-44   Fore River Sbldg. 1391 1,126 1919 16-Feb-25 Sunk by Japanese ships in the Kurile Islands 1943
SS 156 S-45   Fore River Sbldg. 1392 1,126 1919 31-Mar-25 Scrapped 1946
SS 157 S-46   Fore River Sbldg. 1393 1,126 1919 5-Jun-25 Scrapped 1946
SS 158 S-47   Fore River Sbldg. 1394 1,126 1919 16-Sep-25 Scrapped 1946
SS 159 S-48   Lake Torpedo Boat Co.   993 1919 14-Oct-22 Sold 1946
SS 160 S-49   Lake Torpedo Boat Co.   993 1919 5-Jun-22 Sold 1931
SS 161 S-50   Lake Torpedo Boat Co.   993 1919 20-May-22 Scrapped 1931
SS 162 S-51   Lake Torpedo Boat Co.   993 1919 26-Jun-22 In collision and sank off Block Island 1925
SS 163 V-1 Barracuda Portsmouth NSY   2,506 1921 1-Oct-24 Scrapped 1945
SS 164 V-2 Bass Portsmouth NSY   2,506 1921 26-Sep-25 Scuttled 1945
SS 165 V-3 Bonita Portsmouth NSY   2,506 1921 22-May-26 Scrapped 1945
SS 166 V-4 Argonaut Portsmouth NSY   4,080 1925 2-Apr-28 Sunk by Japanese Navy in New Britain 1943
SS 167   Narwhal Portsmouth NSY   3,960 1925 18-Dec-29 Scrapped 1948
SS 168   Nautilus Mare Island NSY   3,960 1925 15-Mar-30 Scrapped 1948
SS 169   Dolphin Portsmouth NSY   2,215 1929 14-Oct-32 Scrapped 1948
SS 170   Cachalot Portsmouth NSY   1,650 1931 1-Mar-34 Scrapped 1948
SS 171   Cuttlefish Electric Boat 17 1,650 1931 8-Jun-34 Scrapped 1947
SS 172   Porpoise Portsmouth NSY   1,934 1933 15-Jan-36 Scrapped 1958
SS 173   Pike Portsmouth NSY   1,934 1933 17-Apr-36 Scrapped 1958
SS 174   Shark Electric Boat 19 1,958 1934 25-Jan-36 Lost 1942
SS 175   Tarpon Electric Boat 20 1,958 1934 12-Mar-36 Sunk 1957
SS 176   Perch Electric Boat 23 1,997 1935 19-Nov-36 Scuttled 1942
SS 177   Pickerel Electric Boat 24 1,997 1935 26-Jan-37 Lost 1943
SS 178   Permit Electric Boat 25 1,997 1935 17-Mar-37 Scrapped 1958
SS 179   Plunger Portsmouth NSY   1,997 1934 31-Mar-37 Scrapped 1958
SS 180   Pollack Portsmouth NSY   1,997 1934 28-Apr-37 Scrapped 1948
SS 181   Pompano Mare Island NSY   1,997 1934 4-Dec-37 Sunk by mine off Honshu 1943
SS 182   Salmon Electric Boat 26 2,198 1936 15-Mar-38 Scrapped 1946
SS 183   Seal Electric Boat 27 2,198 1936 30-Apr-38 Scrapped 1957
SS 184   Skipjack Electric Boat 28 2,198 1936 30-Jun-38 Sunk as target 1948
SS 185   Snapper Portsmouth NSY   2,198 1935 1-Mar-38 Scrapped 1948
SS 186   Stingray Portsmouth NSY   2,198 1935 30-Jun-38 Scrapped 1948
SS 187   Sturgeon Mare Island NSY   2,198 1935 2-Sep-38 Scrapped 1948
SS 188   Sargo Electric Boat 29 2,350 1937 7-Feb-39 Scrapped 1947
SS 189   Saury Electric Boat 30 2,350 1937 3-Apr-39 Scrapped 1947
SS 190   Spearfish Electric Boat 31 2,350 1937 17-Jul-39 Scrapped 1947
SS 191   Sculpin Portsmouth NSY   2,350 1936 16-Jan-39 Damaged and scuttled off Truk 1943
SS 192   Squalus Portsmouth NSY   2,350 1936 1-Mar-39 Scrapped 1948
SS 193   Swordfish Mare Island NSY   2,350 1936 22-Jul-39 Sunk by Japanese gunfire in the Ryukyu Islands 1945
SS 194   Seadragon Electric Boat 33 2,350 1937 23-Oct-39 Scrapped 1948
SS 195   Sealion Electric Boat 34 2,350 1937 27-Nov-39 Scuttled at Cavite 1941
SS 196   Searaven Portsmouth NSY   2,350 1937 2-Oct-39 Sunk as target 1948
SS 197   Seawolf Portsmouth NSY   2,350 1937 1-Dec-39 Sunk by friendly fire off Morotai 1944