Sie bildeten das Rückgrat der amerikanischen U-Bootflotte im zweiten Weltkrieg. one 3"/50 deck gun. Submarines Gato class. machine guns. The Balao-class was a successful design of United States Navy submarine used during World War II, and with 120 units completed, the largest class of submarines in the United States Navy. Choose from over 500,000 Posters & Art Prints. Geschichte. The Bowfin, is a Balao class sub and is on display at Pearl Harbor. The photos were taken of the USS Bowfin (SS-287) in April, 2000. Gato class submarines could reach speeds of over twenty knots on the surface and nine knots under water. Their primary armament consisted of twenty-four 21-inch torpedoes which could be fired from six tubes in the bow and four in the stern. Most GATO class submarines typically carried one 3-inch, one 4-inch, or one 5-inch deck gun. machine guns.

77 ships . This was the most numerous US submarine class. Gato-Class.

The diagram below is of a typical Gato/Balao class sub. Technical information. The photos were taken of the USS Bowfin (SS-287) in April, 2000. Die Boote der Balao-Klasse wurden aus der Gato-Klasse weiterentwickelt, wobei besonderer Wert auf eine größere Tauchtiefe gelegt wurde. 1942 erging der Bauauftrag für die ersten der ursprünglich geplanten 256 U-Boote, Bauwerften waren Portsmouth Navy Yard, Manitowoc, Electric Boat, Mare Island Navy Yard und Cramp Shipbuilding. Value Framing, Fast Delivery, 100% Satisfaction Guarantee. two .30 cal. Gato Length: 312′ Beam: 27′ Draft: 17′ (Surface trim) Displacement: 1,800 tons (surfaced); 2,400 tons (submerged) Type: Submarine: Displacement : 1526 / 2424 BRT : Length: 312 feet : Complement: 6 + 54 men : Armament: Ten 21" torpedo tubes, six forward, four aft, 24 torpedoes. Ink The submarine Shad (SS-235) of the US Navy. Nine of the 52 US submarines lost in World War II were of this class, along with five lost postwar, including one in Turkish service in 1953, one in Argentine service in the Falklands War of 1982, and one in Peruvian service in 1988. two .50 cal. US Navy Submarine GATO-CLASS - Die Gato-Klasse wurde speziell für den Einsatz in den Weiten des Pazifiks entwickelt. Lead Boat: SS-212, U.S.S. Submarines and U-Boats Print - at AllPosters.com. An improvement on the earlier Gato class, the boats had slight internal differences. Max speed: 20.25 / 8.75 kts knots …