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SALMON (SS 573)
(ex - SSR 573, SS 573, AGSS 573)
SUBMARINE
VESSEL STATUS
Class: SS 572 UIC: 05593
Status: Sunk on this date for experimental purposes, but not disposed of Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 06/05/1993 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Naval Shipyard Portsmouth
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 02/27/1952 Commission Date: 08/25/1956
Keel Date: 03/10/1954 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 02/25/1956 Decommission Date: 10/01/1977
Age (since Launch) 61.5 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
21.0
Delivery Date: 02/06/1957 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) 60.5 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 10/01/1977
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 350 ft Waterline Length: 350 ft
Extreme Beam: 30 ft Waterline Beam: 25 ft
Max Navigational Draft: 18 ft Draft Limit:
Light Displacement: 2030 tons Full Displacement: 2530 tons
Dead Weight: 500 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 2
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Diesel Electric
Accommodations: Officers: 12
Enlisted: 73
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: PROGRAM EXECUTIVE OFFICE (PEO), UNDERSEA WEAPONS PROGRAM OFFICE (PMS 404) ARLINGTON, VA
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments: SALMON IS MOORED OFF THE BOTTOM IN THE NARRAGANSETT BAY OPERATING AREA ADJACENT TO THE HUDSON CANYON AND THE NAVAL UNDERSEA WEAPONS CENTER, NEWPORT, RI HAS OPERATIONAL CONTROL OF THE RANGE
Last Updated: 09/29/2015
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