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USS CHICAGO (SSN 721)
SUBMARINE (NUCLEAR-POWERED)
VESSEL STATUS
Class: SSN 688 UIC: 21100
Status: Active, in commission Fleet: U.S. PACIFIC FLEET
Date Status Changed: 10/27/1986 Homeport: NAVAL BASE, GUAM
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force: Battle Force
Builder: Newport News Shipbuilding
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 08/13/1981 Commission Date: 09/27/1986
Keel Date: 01/05/1983 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 10/13/1984 Decommission Date:
Age (since Launch) 32.8 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
Delivery Date: 10/09/1986 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) 30.8 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date:
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 362 ft Waterline Length:
Extreme Beam: 33 ft Waterline Beam:
Max Navigational Draft: 31 ft Draft Limit:
Light Displacement: 5759 tons Full Displacement: 6162 tons
Dead Weight: 403 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:
Last Updated: 05/15/2017
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