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U.S.S. SEARAVEN

(SS-196)

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SS-196 Deployments - Major Events

Add a SS-196 Shellback Initiation Add a SS-196 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
AUG 1938 - Keel Date: 9 AUG 1938
at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Kittery ME
JUN 1939 - Launch Date: 21 JUN 1939
OCT 1939 - Commissioned: 2 OCT 1939
DEC 1946 - Decommissioned: 11 DEC 1946

SS-196 General Specifications

Class: Sargo-class diesel-electric submarine

Complement: 5 Officers and 54 Enlisted

Displacement: 1450 tons

Length: 310 feet 6 inches

Beam: 26 feet 10 inches

Draft: 16 feet 7 in

Range: 11 000 Nautical Miles

Final Disposition: Target for Operation Crossroads atomic bomb test