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BECUNA (SS 319)
(ex - SS 319, AGSS 319)
SUBMARINE
VESSEL STATUS
Class: SS 342 UIC: 05419
Status: Donated as a Museum and Memorial Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 06/12/1976 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: General Dynamics Corp.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 04/10/1942 Commission Date: 05/27/1944
Keel Date: 04/29/1943 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 01/30/1944 Decommission Date: 11/07/1969
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 32.4 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
25.0
Delivery Date: 05/26/1944 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 32.1 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 08/15/1973
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 312 ft Waterline Length: 307 ft
Extreme Beam: 27 ft Waterline Beam: 25 ft
Max Navigational Draft: 17 ft Draft Limit:
Light Displacement: 1500 tons Full Displacement: 2080 tons
Dead Weight: 580 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 2
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: none
Accommodations: Officers: 10
Enlisted: 72
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: SCHOOLS, ORGANIZATIONS AND PRIVATE ENTERPRISES
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments: BECUNA IS LOCATED AT THE INDEPENDENCE SEAPORT MUSEUM, 211 SOUTH COLUMBUS BOULEVARD AND WALNUT STREET, PHILADELPHIA, PA. SHE IS LISTED ON THE NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES, REF. NO. 78002458 AND DESIGNATED A NATIONAL HISTORIC LANDMARK ON 1/14/1986.
Last Updated: 06/11/2002
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