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USS LA JOLLA (SSN 701)
SUBMARINE (NUCLEAR-POWERED)
VESSEL STATUS
Class: SSN 688 UIC: 20826
Status: In Commission, Special Fleet: U.S. ATLANTIC FLEET
Date Status Changed: 02/03/2015 Homeport: PORTSMOUTH, VA
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: General Dynamics Corp.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 12/10/1973 Commission Date: 09/30/1981
Keel Date: 10/16/1976 Inactivation Date: 02/03/2015
Launch Date: 08/11/1979 Decommission Date:
Age (since Launch) 38.0 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
Delivery Date: 09/30/1981 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) 35.9 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date:
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 362 ft Waterline Length:
Extreme Beam: 33 ft Waterline Beam:
Max Navigational Draft: 32 ft Draft Limit:
Light Displacement: 5774 tons Full Displacement: 6141 tons
Dead Weight: 367 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 1
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Steam Turbine (Nuclear)
Accommodations: Officers: 12
Enlisted: 98
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: US NAVY
Planning Yard: Newport News Shipbuilding and Drydock Co., Newport News, VA
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Electric Boat Div., General Dynamics, Groton, CT
Ships Program Manager: 392
Comments: Currently undergoing conversion to Submarine Moored Training Ship
Last Updated: 06/23/2017
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