Sea Weapons

Submarine

Balao

USS Sand Lance (SS-381)

Preceded by:

Gato (1941)

Succeeded by:

Tench (1944)

Registry

Ship Code Builder Laid Launch Comm Decomm Fate
Balao SS-285 Portsmouth N Yd26/06/4227/10/4204/02/4301/08/63Sunk as target
Billfish SS-286 Portsmouth N Yd23/07/4212/11/4220/04/4320/07/46Sold/Scrapped
Bowfin SS-287 Portsmouth N Yd23/07/4207/12/4201/05/4322/04/54Preserved
Cabrilla SS-288 Portsmouth N Yd18/08/4224/12/4224/05/4330/06/68Sold/Scrapped
Capelin SS-289 Portsmouth N Yd14/09/4220/01/4304/06/4312/43 Loss by mine
Cisco SS-290 Portsmouth N Yd29/10/4224/12/4210/05/4328/09/43 Loss by aircraft
Crevalle SS-291 Portsmouth N Yd14/09/4222/02/4324/06/4320/07/46Sold/Scrapped
Devilfish SS-292 Cramp31/03/4230/05/4301/09/4430/09/46Sunk as target
Dragonet SS-293 Cramp26/04/4218/04/4306/03/4414/04/46Sunk as target
Escolar SS-294 Cramp10/06/4218/04/4302/06/4419/10/44 Loss by surface ship
Hackleback SS-295 Cramp15/08/4230/05/4307/11/4420/03/46Sold/Scrapped
Lancetfish SS-296 Cramp30/09/4215/08/4312/02/4524/03/45 Foundered
Ling SS-297 Cramp02/11/4215/08/4308/06/4526/10/46Preserved
Lionfish SS-298 Cramp15/12/4207/11/4301/11/4415/12/53Preserved
Manta SS-299 Cramp15/01/4307/11/4318/12/4406/12/55Sunk as target
Moray SS-300 Cramp21/04/4314/05/4426/01/4512/04/46Sunk as target
Roncador SS-301 Cramp21/04/4314/05/4427/03/4507/08/46Sold/Scrapped
Sabalo SS-302 Cramp05/06/4304/06/4419/06/4501/07/71Sunk as target
Sablefish SS-303 Cramp05/06/4304/06/4418/12/4501/11/69Sold/Scrapped
Seahorse SS-304 Mare Island N Yd01/07/4209/01/4331/03/4302/03/46Sold/Scrapped
Skate SS-305 Mare Island N Yd01/08/4204/03/4315/04/4311/12/46Sunk as target
Tang SS-306 Mare Island N Yd15/01/4317/08/4315/10/4325/10/44 Internal explosion/fire
Tilefish SS-307 Mare Island N Yd10/03/4325/10/4328/12/4304/05/60Transferred
Apogon SS-308 Electric Boat09/12/4210/03/4316/07/4329/04/46Sunk as atomic target
Aspro SS-309 Electric Boat27/12/4207/04/4331/07/4301/09/62Sunk as target
Batfish SS-310 Electric Boat27/12/4205/05/4321/08/4301/11/69Preserved
Archerfish SS-311 Electric Boat22/01/4328/05/4304/09/4301/05/68Sunk as target
Burrfish SS-312 Electric Boat24/02/4318/06/4314/09/4311/05/61Sunk as target
Perch SS-313 Electric Boat05/01/4312/09/4307/01/4401/12/71Sold/Scrapped
Shark SS-314 Electric Boat28/01/4317/10/4314/02/4424/10/44 Loss by surface ship
Sealion SS-315 Electric Boat25/02/4331/10/4308/03/4420/02/70Sunk as target
Barbel SS-316 Electric Boat11/03/4314/11/4303/04/4404/02/45 Loss by aircraft
Barbero SS-317 Electric Boat25/03/4312/12/4329/04/4430/06/64Sunk as target
Baya SS-318 Electric Boat08/04/4302/01/4420/05/4430/10/72Sold/Scrapped
Becuna SS-319 Electric Boat29/04/4330/01/4427/05/4407/11/69Preserved
Bergall SS-320 Electric Boat13/05/4316/02/4412/06/4418/10/58Transferred
Besugo SS-321 Electric Boat27/05/4327/02/4419/06/4421/03/58Transferred
Blackfin SS-322 Electric Boat10/06/4312/03/4404/07/4415/09/72Sunk as target
Caiman SS-323 Electric Boat24/06/4330/03/4417/07/4430/06/72Transferred
Blenny SS-324 Electric Boat08/07/4309/04/4427/07/4407/11/69Sunk as artifical reef
Blower SS-325 Electric Boat15/07/4323/04/4410/08/4416/11/50Transferred
Blueback SS-326 Electric Boat29/07/4307/05/4428/08/4423/05/48Transferred
Boarfish SS-327 Electric Boat12/08/4321/05/4423/09/4425/05/48Transferred
Charr SS-328 Electric Boat26/08/4328/05/4423/09/4428/06/69Sold/Scrapped
Chub SS-329 Electric Boat16/09/4318/06/4421/10/4423/05/48Transferred
Brill SS-330 Electric Boat23/09/4325/06/4426/10/4423/05/48Transferred
Bugara SS-331 Electric Boat21/10/4302/07/4415/11/4401/10/70Sunk under tow
Bullhead SS-332 Electric Boat21/10/4316/07/4404/12/4406/08/45 Loss by aircraft
Bumper SS-333 Electric Boat04/11/4306/08/4409/12/4416/11/50Transferred
Cabezon SS-334 Electric Boat18/11/4327/08/4430/12/4424/10/53Sold/Scrapped
Dentuda SS-335 Electric Boat18/11/4310/09/4430/12/4411/12/46Sold/Scrapped
Capitaine SS-336 Electric Boat02/12/4301/10/4426/01/4504/03/66Transferred
Carbonero SS-337 Electric Boat16/12/4315/10/4407/02/4501/12/70Sunk as target
Carp SS-338 Electric Boat23/12/4312/11/4428/02/4518/03/68Sold/Scrapped
Catfish SS-339 Electric Boat01/01/4419/11/4419/03/4501/07/71Transferred
Entemedor SS-340 Electric Boat03/02/4417/12/4406/04/4531/07/72Transferred
Chivo SS-341 Electric Boat21/02/4414/01/4528/04/4501/07/71Transferred
Chopper SS-342 Electric Boat02/03/4404/02/4525/05/4527/08/69Sunk as target
Clamagore SS-343 Electric Boat16/03/4425/02/4528/06/4512/06/73Preserved
Cobbler SS-344 Electric Boat03/04/4401/04/4508/08/4521/11/73Transferred
Cochino SS-345 Electric Boat13/04/4420/04/4525/08/4526/08/49 Loss, unknown cause
Corporal SS-346 Electric Boat27/04/4410/06/4509/11/4521/11/73Transferred
Cubera SS-347 Electric Boat11/05/4417/06/4519/12/4505/01/72Transferred
Cusk SS-348 Electric Boat25/05/4427/10/4505/02/4624/09/69Sold/Scrapped
Diodon SS-349 Electric Boat01/06/4410/09/4518/03/4615/01/71Sold/Scrapped
Dogfish SS-350 Electric Boat22/06/4427/10/4529/04/4628/07/72Transferred
Greenfish SS-351 Electric Boat29/06/4421/12/4507/06/4619/12/73Transferred
Halfbeak SS-352 Electric Boat06/07/4419/02/4622/07/4601/07/71Sold/Scrapped
Dugong SS-353 Electric Boat----Cancelled
Eel SS-354 Electric Boat----Cancelled
Espada SS-355 Electric Boat----Cancelled
Jawfish SS-356 Electric Boat----Cancelled
Ono SS-357 Electric Boat----Cancelled
Garlopa SS-358 Electric Boat----Cancelled
Garrupa SS-359 Electric Boat----Cancelled
Goldring SS-360 Electric Boat----Cancelled
Hardhead SS-365 Manitowoc SB07/07/4312/12/4318/04/4426/07/72Transferred
Hawkbill SS-366 Manitowoc SB07/08/4309/01/4417/05/4421/04/53Transferred
Icefish SS-367 Manitowoc SB04/09/4320/02/4410/06/4421/02/53Transferred
Jallao SS-368 Manitowoc SB29/09/4312/03/4408/07/4426/06/74Transferred
Kete SS-369 Manitowoc SB25/10/4309/04/4431/07/4403/45 Loss, unknown cause
Kraken SS-370 Manitowoc SB13/12/4330/04/4408/09/4404/05/46Transferred
Lagarto SS-371 Manitowoc SB12/01/4428/05/4414/10/4403/05/45 Loss by surface ship
Lambrey SS-372 Manitowoc SB22/02/4418/06/4417/11/4421/08/60Transferred
Lizardfish SS-373 Manitowoc SB14/03/4416/07/4430/12/4409/01/60Transferred
Loggerhead SS-374 Manitowoc SB01/04/4413/08/4409/02/4516/06/46Sold/Scrapped
Macabi SS-375 Manitowoc SB01/05/4419/09/4429/03/4511/08/60Transferred
Mapiro SS-376 Manitowoc SB30/05/4409/11/4430/04/4516/03/46Transferred
Menhaden SS-377 Manitowoc SB21/06/4420/12/4422/06/4513/08/71Sunk (inactive)
Mero SS-378 Manitowoc SB22/07/4417/01/4517/08/4515/06/46Transferred
Needlefish SS-379 Manitowoc SB----Cancelled
Nerka SS-380 Manitowoc SB----Cancelled
Sand Lance SS-381 Portsmouth N Yd12/03/4325/06/4309/10/4307/09/63Transferred
Picuda SS-382 Portsmouth N Yd15/03/4312/07/4316/10/4301/10/72Transferred
Pampanito SS-383 Portsmouth N Yd15/03/4312/07/4306/11/4315/12/45Preserved
Parche SS-384 Portsmouth N Yd09/04/4324/07/4320/11/4311/12/46Sold/Scrapped
Bang SS-385 Portsmouth N Yd30/04/4330/08/4304/12/4301/10/72Transferred
Pilotfish SS-386 Portsmouth N Yd15/05/4330/08/4316/12/4325/07/46Sunk as atomic target
Pintado SS-387 Portsmouth N Yd07/05/4315/09/4301/01/4406/03/46Sold/Scrapped
Pipefish SS-388 Portsmouth N Yd31/05/4312/10/4322/01/4419/03/46Sold/Scrapped
Piranha SS-389 Portsmouth N Yd21/06/4327/10/4305/02/4431/05/46Sold/Scrapped
Plaice SS-390 Portsmouth N Yd28/06/4315/11/4312/02/441947Transferred
Pomfret SS-391 Portsmouth N Yd14/07/4327/10/4319/02/4401/07/71Transferred
Sterlet SS-392 Portsmouth N Yd14/07/4327/10/4305/02/4430/09/68Sunk as target
Queenfish SS-393 Portsmouth N Yd27/07/4330/11/4311/03/4401/03/63Sunk as target
Razorback SS-394 Portsmouth N Yd09/09/4327/01/4403/04/4430/11/70Transferred
Redfish SS-395 Portsmouth N Yd09/09/4327/01/4412/04/4427/06/68Sunk as target
Ronquil SS-396 Portsmouth N Yd09/09/4327/01/4422/04/4401/07/71Transferred
Scabbardfish SS-397 Portsmouth N Yd27/09/4327/01/4429/04/4426/02/65Transferred
Segundo SS-398 Portsmouth N Yd14/10/4305/02/4409/05/4401/08/70Sunk as target
Sea Cat SS-399 Portsmouth N Yd30/10/4321/02/4416/05/4402/12/68Sold/Scrapped
Sea Devil SS-400 Portsmouth N Yd18/11/4328/02/4424/05/4417/02/64Sunk as target
Sea Dog SS-401 Portsmouth N Yd01/11/4328/03/4403/06/4427/06/46Sold/Scrapped
Sea Fox SS-402 Portsmouth N Yd02/11/4328/03/4413/06/4414/12/70Transferred
Atule SS-403 Portsmouth N Yd25/11/4306/03/4421/06/4406/04/70Transferred
Spikefish SS-404 Portsmouth N Yd29/01/4426/04/4430/06/4402/04/63Sunk as target
Sea Owl SS-405 Portsmouth N Yd07/02/4407/05/4417/07/4415/11/69Sold/Scrapped
Sea Poacher SS-406 Portsmouth N Yd23/02/4420/05/4431/07/4415/11/69Transferred
Sea Robin SS-407 Portsmouth N Yd01/03/4425/05/4407/08/4401/10/70Sold/Scrapped
Sennet SS-408 Portsmouth N Yd08/03/4406/06/4422/08/4402/12/68Sold/Scrapped
Piper SS-409 Portsmouth N Yd15/03/4426/06/4423/08/4416/06/67Sold/Scrapped
Threadfin SS-410 Portsmouth N Yd18/03/4426/06/4430/08/4410/12/52Transferred
Spadefish SS-411 Mare Island N Yd27/05/4308/01/4409/03/4403/05/46Sold/Scrapped
Trepang SS-412 Mare Island N Yd25/06/4323/03/4422/05/4427/06/46Sunk as target
Spot SS-413 Mare Island N Yd24/08/4319/05/4403/08/4412/01/62Transferred
Springer SS-414 Mare Island N Yd30/10/4303/08/4418/10/4423/01/61Transferred
Stickleback SS-415 Mare Island N Yd01/03/4401/01/4529/03/4528/05/58 Loss in collision
Tiru SS-416 Mare Island N Yd17/04/4416/09/4701/09/4801/07/75Sunk as target
Trumpetfish SS-425 Cramp23/08/4313/05/4529/01/4615/10/73Transferred
Tusk SS-426 Cramp23/08/4308/07/4511/04/4618/10/73Transferred
Turbot SS-427 Cramp13/11/43---Cancelled, scrapped
Ulua SS-428 Cramp13/11/43---Cancelled, scrapped
Transfers:
Ship Code Former Code Comm Decomm Fate
Santa Fe S11 Macabi SS-375 11/08/6001/09/71Used as spares
Santiago del Estero S12 Lambrey SS-372 21/08/6001/09/71Used as spares
Santa Fe S21 Catfish SS-339 01/07/711982Captured/Surrendered
Santiago del Estero S22 Chivo SS-341 01/07/7101/81Sold/Scrapped
Guanabara S10 Dogfish SS-350 28/07/721983Sold/Scrapped
Rio Grande do Sul S11 Sand Lance SS-381 07/09/631972Returned, scrapped
Bahia S12 Plaice SS-390 07/09/6301/04/73Sold/Scrapped
Goiás S15 Trumpetfish SS-425 15/10/7316/04/90Fate unknown
Amazonas S16 Greenfish SS-351 19/12/7315/10/92Sold/Scrapped
Grilse SS-71 Burrfish SS-312 11/05/6119/07/69Returned
Thomson SS-20 Springer SS-414 23/01/6101/09/72Used as spares
Simpson SS-21 Spot SS-413 12/01/621982Fate unknown
Almirante García de los Reyes S31 Kraken SS-370 24/10/5904/81Sold/Scrapped
Isaac Peral S32 Ronquil SS-396 01/07/7103/04/84Fate unknown
Cosme García S34 Bang SS-385 01/10/7230/09/82Sold/Scrapped
Narciso Monturiol (i) S35 Picuda SS-382 01/10/7230/04/77Fate unknown
Narciso Monturiol (ii) S35 Jallao SS-368 26/06/7431/12/84Scuttled inactive
Papanikolis S114 Hardhead SS-365 26/07/7231/12/92Fate unknown
Triaina S86 Scabbardfish SS-397 26/02/6512/01/79Fate unknown
Alfredo Cappellini S507 Capitaine SS-336 04/03/6605/12/77Fate unknown
Francesco Morosini S508 Besugo SS-321 31/03/6615/11/75Returned, scrapped
Evangelista Torricelli S512 Lizardfish SS-373 09/01/601976Fate unknown
Walrus S802 Icefish SS-367 21/02/5315/07/71Returned, scrapped
Zeeleuw S803 Hawkbill SS-366 21/04/5320/02/70Sold/Scrapped
Pacocha S48 Atule SS-403 07/7426/08/88 Loss in collision
Pabellón de Pica S49 Sea Poacher SS-406 01/07/741995Fate unknown
Birinçi Inonu D1 Brill SS-330 25/05/4829/11/72Returned
Ikinçi Inonu (i) D2 Blueback SS-326 25/05/4830/11/73Returned
Sakarya D3 Boarfish SS-327 25/05/4812/12/75Returned, scrapped
Gür D4 Chub SS-329 25/05/4812/12/75Returned, scrapped
Çanakkale (i) D5 Bumper SS-333 16/11/5008/11/76Fate unknown
Dumlupinar (i) D6 Blower SS-325 16/11/5004/04/53 Loss in collision
Ikinçi Inonu (ii) S333 Corporal SS-346 21/11/7302/09/96Fate unknown
Burak Reis S335 Sea Fox SS-402 14/12/7001/07/96Used as spares
Murat Reis S336 Razorback SS-394 30/11/7008/08/01Preserved
Oruç Reis S337 Pomfret SS-391 01/07/7115/09/86Fate unknown
Dumlupinar (ii) S339 Caiman SS-323 30/06/7206/02/83Fate unknown
Çanakkale (ii) S341 Cobbler SS-344 21/11/7322/01/98Fate unknown
Turgut Reis S342 Bergall SS-320 18/10/5805/04/83Sold/Scrapped
Piri Reus S343 Mapiro SS-376 18/03/6020/11/73Sold/Scrapped
Hizir Reis S344 Mero SS-378 20/04/6009/10/80Used as spares
Preveze S345 Entemedor SS-340 31/07/7220/03/86Fate unknown
Birinçi Inonu S346 Threadfin SS-410 18/08/7211/08/98Fate unknown
Hai Pao S-92 Tusk SS-426 18/10/73-Active
Carite S-11 Tilefish SS-307 04/05/6028/01/77Used as spares
Tiburón S-12 Cubera SS-347 05/01/7202/87Sold/Scrapped

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