USS Razorback SS 394
TCG Murat Reis S 336
History of the Razorback
BALAO Class Fleet Submarine
As Built

Displacement:        1870 Tons Surfaced, 2391 Tons Submerged
Length:                    311 Feet 7 Inches
Width:                      27 Feet 3 Inches
Draft                        16 Feet 10 Inches
Test Depth:             400 Feet
Diesel:                     Fairbanks Morse Diesel, 5,400 shp.
Electric:                   Elliot electric Motor. 2,740 shp.        
Speed:                    20.25 Knots Surfaced; 8.75 Knots Submerged
Range:                    10,000 miles surfaced
Torpedo Tubes:      Six 21 Inch Forward Tubes and Four - 21 Inch Tubes Aft
Guns:                       (1) Three Inch-Fifty Cal
Crew:                       6 Officers 60 Enlisted
Class:                      BALAO

Keel laid by the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, Kittery, ME, 9 September 1943
Launched: 27 January 1944, Sponsored by Mrs. Henry F.D. Davis
Commissioned: 3 April 1944 with LCdr. Albert M. Bontier in command
Decommissioned: 1 August 1952.  Re-commissioned: 1January 54
Decommissioned and struck from the Navy List 30 November 1970
Sold to the Turkey Navy to serve as Murat Reis (S-336) 30 November 1970
Decommissioned February 2002
Sold To the Arkansas Inland Maritime Museum March 25, 2004
Moved to North Little Rock Arkansas August 29, 2004
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