

Date and Name


Stats




1958: November Class
First NonU.S. NuclearPowered Subs



Length: 361 ft (110 m)


Beam: 26 ft (8 m)




Draft: 21 ft (6 m)


Displacement: approx. 4,380 tons





1960: Hotel Class
First Soviet NuclearPowered, Ballistic Missile Subs



Length: 374 ft (114 m) to 427 ft (130 m)


Beam: 30 ft (9 m)




Draft: 24 ft (7 m)


Displacement: 6,085 tons to 6,990 tons





1967: Victor Class
Streamlined for Speed



Length: 303 ft (93 m) to 352 feet (107 m)


Beam: 35 ft (11 m)




Draft: 24 ft (7 m)


Displacement: 6,085 tons to 7,190 tons





1967: Yankee Class
Comparable Firepower



Length: 426 ft (130 m)


Beam: 38 ft (12 m)




Draft: 29 ft (9 m)


Displacement: 9,300 tons





1981: Typhoon Class
World’s Largest Submarines



Length: Approx. 564 ft (172 m)


Beam: 75 ft (23 m)




Draft: 38 ft (12 m)


Displacement: 33,800 tons





1982: Oscar Class
Bristling With Missiles



Length: 469 ft (143 m) to 505 ft (154 m)


Beam: 35 ft (18 m)




Draft: 24 ft (7 m)


Displacement: 17,000 tons to 18,000 tons



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