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BOWFIN (IXSS 287)
(ex - AGSS 287)
UNCLASSIFIED MISCELLANEOUS SUBMARINE
VESSEL STATUS
Class:   UIC: 05287
Status: Donated as a Museum and Memorial Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 08/03/1979 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Naval Shipyard Portsmouth
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 12/15/1941 Commission Date: 05/15/1943
Keel Date: 07/23/1942 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 12/07/1942 Decommission Date:
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 36.7 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
Delivery Date: In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 12/01/1971
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 311 ft Waterline Length:
Extreme Beam: 27 ft Waterline Beam:
Max Navigational Draft: 17 ft Draft Limit:
Light Displacement: Full Displacement: 1525 tons
Dead Weight:
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers:
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: none
Accommodations: Officers:
Enlisted:
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian:
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments: BOWFIN IS LOCATED AT THE USS BOWFIN SUBMARINE MUSEUM & PARK, 11 ARIZONA MEMORIAL DRIVE, HONOLULU, HI. SHE IS LISTED ON THE NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES, REF. NO. 82000149 AND DESIGNATED A NATIONAL HISTORIC LANDMARK ON 1/14/1986.
Last Updated: 01/02/2002
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