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U.S.S. BARRACUDA

(SS-163)

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SS-163 Deployments - Major Events

Add a SS-163 Shellback Initiation Add a SS-163 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
OCT 1921 - Keel Date: 20 OCT 1921
at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Kittery ME
JUL 1924 - Launch Date: 17 JUL 1924
SEP 1940 - Commissioned: 5 SEP 1940
MAR 1945 - Decommissioned: 3 MAR 1945

SS-163 General Specifications

Class: Barracuda-class composite drive submarine

Complement: 7 Officers and 80 Enlisted

Displacement: 2119 tons

Length: 341 feet 6 inches

Beam: 27 feet 6 inches

Draft: 15 feet 2 in

Range: 6 000 nautical miles

Final Disposition: Sold for breaking up 16 November 1945