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USS GEORGIA (SSGN 729)
(ex - SSBN 729)
GUIDED MISSILE SUBMARINE (NUCLEAR-POWERED)
VESSEL STATUS
Class: SSGN 726 UIC: 21039
Status: Active, in commission Fleet: U.S. ATLANTIC FLEET
Date Status Changed: 03/01/2004 Homeport: KINGS BAY, GA
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force: Battle Force
Builder: General Dynamics Corp.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 02/20/1976 Commission Date: 02/11/1984
Keel Date: 04/07/1979 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 11/06/1982 Decommission Date:
Age (since Launch) 34.8 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
Delivery Date: 01/17/1984 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) 33.6 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date:
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 560 ft Waterline Length:
Extreme Beam: 42 ft Waterline Beam:
Max Navigational Draft: 38 ft Draft Limit:
Light Displacement: 15230 tons Full Displacement: 16772 tons
Dead Weight: 1542 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 1
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Steam Turbine (Nuclear)
Accommodations: Officers: 13
Enlisted: 140
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: US NAVY
Planning Yard: Electric Boat Div., General Dynamics, Groton, CT
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Electric Boat Div., General Dynamics, Groton, CT
Ships Program Manager: 396
Comments: SSGN 729 WAS DELIVERED FROM CONVERSION ON 18 DEC 07 FROM NORFOLK NAVAL SHIPYARD, VA. RETURN TO SERVICE CEREMONY 28 MAR 08.
Last Updated: 12/17/2007
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