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GEORGE WASHINGTON CARVER (SSBN 656)
BALLISTIC MISSILE SUBMARINE (NUCLEAR-POWERED)
VESSEL STATUS
Class: SSBN 640 UIC: 05719
Status: Disposed of by submarine recycling Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 03/21/1994 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Newport News Shipbuilding
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 07/29/1963 Commission Date: 06/15/1966
Keel Date: 08/24/1964 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 08/14/1965 Decommission Date: 03/18/1993
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 28.6 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
27.0
Delivery Date: 05/01/1966 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 27.8 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 03/18/1993
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: Waterline Length:
Extreme Beam: Waterline Beam:
Max Navigational Draft: Draft Limit:
Light Displacement: Full Displacement:
Dead Weight:
Hull Material:
No. of Propellers:
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Steam Turbine (Nuclear)
Accommodations: Officers:
Enlisted:
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: PUGET SOUND NAVAL SHIPYARD, BREMERTON, WA (NAVSHIPYD)
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments:
Last Updated: 02/13/2003
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