Bluebulb Projects' The Measure of Things presents:
56 is about four-fifths the number of Submarines in the US Navy.
In other words, it's 0.78 times the count of Submarines in the US Navy, and the count of Submarines in the US Navy is 1.3 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Subs) (includes all types, all classes) (2015 figures)
The United States Navy maintains a fleet of 72 active submarines. A typical submarine goes to sea with a crew of about 140.