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USS RHODE ISLAND (SSBN 740)
BALLISTIC MISSILE SUBMARINE (NUCLEAR-POWERED)
VESSEL STATUS
Class: SSBN 726 UIC: 21682
Status: Active, in commission Fleet: U.S. ATLANTIC FLEET
Date Status Changed: 07/09/1994 Homeport: PORTSMOUTH, VA
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force: Battle Force
Builder: General Dynamics Corp.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 01/05/1988 Commission Date: 07/09/1994
Keel Date: 09/15/1988 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 07/17/1993 Decommission Date:
Age (since Launch) 24.3 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
Delivery Date: 06/22/1994 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) 23.3 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date:
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 560 ft Waterline Length:
Extreme Beam: 42 ft Waterline Beam:
Max Navigational Draft: 38 ft Draft Limit:
Light Displacement: 16600 tons Full Displacement: 18750 tons
Dead Weight: 2150 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 1
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Steam Turbine (Nuclear)
Accommodations: Officers: 13
Enlisted: 140
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: US NAVY
Planning Yard: Electric Boat Div., General Dynamics, Groton, CT
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Electric Boat Div., General Dynamics, Groton, CT
Ships Program Manager: 392
Comments:
Last Updated: 01/08/2016
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