Narwhal Class Submarine (1909)

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Three Narwhal class submarines[1] were completed for the U.S. Navy in 1909-10. On 17 November, 1911, they would be redesignated the "D" class and given names D-1 through D-3, not to be confused with submarines of Britain's "D" class.

Overview of 3 vessels
Citations for this data available on individual ship pages
Name Builder Laid Down Launched Completed Fate
Narwhal Fore River Shipbuilding Company 8 Apr, 1909 8 Apr, 1909 23 Nov, 1909 Sold 5 Jun, 1922
Grayling Fore River Shipbuilding Company 16 Jun, 1909 23 Nov, 1909 Sold 25 Sep, 1922
Salmon Fore River Shipbuilding Company 12 Mar, 1910 8 Sep, 1910 Sold 31 Jul, 1922

Design and Construction



See Also


  1. It is uncertain if they were ever called such.


  • Gray, Randal (editor) (1985). Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. London: Conway Maritime Press. (on and

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