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BARBEL (SS-580) class SS

Country of Origin: USA

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 Name       Pendant   FY   Launched   Commissioned   Status
 BARBEL     SS-580    56   1958       1959           Scrapped
 BLUEBACK   SS-581    56   1959       1959           Museum
 BONEFISH   SS-582    56   1958       1959           Scrapped


These were the last diesel-electric combat submarines to be constructed for the U.S. Navy. The BLUEBACK was the last diesel-electric attack submarine in active U.S. service.

These submarines had the...

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