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SILVERSIDES (AGSS 236)
(ex - SS 236)
AUXILIARY RESEARCH SUBMARINE
VESSEL STATUS
Class: AGSS 212 UIC: 05236
Status: Donated as a Museum and Memorial Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 09/15/1972 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Naval Shipyard Mare Island
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 06/28/1940 Commission Date: 12/15/1941
Keel Date: 11/04/1940 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 08/26/1941 Decommission Date: 04/17/1946
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 31.1 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
5.0
Delivery Date: 02/14/1942 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 30.6 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 06/30/1969
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 312 ft Waterline Length: 307 ft
Extreme Beam: 27 ft Waterline Beam:
Max Navigational Draft: 17 ft Draft Limit:
Light Displacement: 1490 tons Full Displacement: 2020 tons
Dead Weight: 530 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 2
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type:
Accommodations: Officers: 9
Enlisted: 63
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian:
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments: SILVERSIDES IS LOCATED AT THE USS SILVERSIDES NAVAL & MARITIME MUSEUM, MUSKEGON, MI. SHE IS LISTED ON THE NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES, REF. NO. 72000453 AND DESIGNATED A NATIONAL HISTORIC LANDMARK ON 1/14/1986.
Last Updated: 02/25/2003
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