During WWII, as the silhouette of the submarine conning towers changed, so did the deck layout. The Nautilus Lionfish deck series covers five important deck variations in the war. The principle changes in the deck layout concerned the under-deck stowage of whaleboats and the locations of access points to the superstructure as well as minor items as air salvage ports and deck equipment locations. I have listed the decks here in their chronological order. All of these decks were drawn from US Navy blueprints found in the National Archives.
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This was the final evolution of the deck configuration. and is intended for use with the Fleet Snorkel & Guppy conversions. It featured a pierced steel plate on either end of the deck and no wood planking. Most of the boats that served into the post-war fleet were eventually modernized were refitted with this type deck. This deck is laser etched black styrene and not wood.
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