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USS Salmon SS-573

This site is dedicated to the men of the USS Salmon SS-573.
Builder:NAV SY/PORTSMOUTHDelivery Date:02/06/1957
Award Date:02/27/1952Keel Date:03/10/1954
Commission Date:08/25/1956Launch Date:02/25/1956
Decommission Date:10/01/1977Years from Commission to Decommission:21.1
Stricken Date:10/01/1977Overall Length:350 ft
Waterline Length:350 ft 4.5 inchesExtreme Beam:30 ft
Waterline Beam:25 ftMaximum Navigational Draft:18 ft
Light Displacement:2030 tonsFull Displacement:2530 tons
Dead Weight:500 tonsHull Material:Steel hull, steel superstructure.
Number of Propellers:2Propulsion Type:Diesel Electric
Accommodations:Officers: 11Enlisted: 73
Remarks:Salmon is moored off the bottom in the Narragansett Bay operating area adjacent to the Hudson Canyon and the Naval Undersea Weapons Center, Newport, RI has operational control of the range.
Site Design By: Larry Holcombe