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GROWLER (SSG 577)
(ex - SS 577)
GUIDED MISSILE SUBMARINE
VESSEL STATUS
Class: SSG 577 UIC: 05599
Status: Donated as a Museum and Memorial Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 09/29/1988 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Naval Shipyard Portsmouth
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 07/31/1954 Commission Date: 08/30/1958
Keel Date: 02/15/1955 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 04/15/1958 Decommission Date: 05/25/1964
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 30.4 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
6.0
Delivery Date: 12/15/1958 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 29.8 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 08/01/1980
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 318 ft Waterline Length: 316 ft
Extreme Beam: 27 ft Waterline Beam: 26 ft
Max Navigational Draft: 19 ft Draft Limit:
Light Displacement: 2110 tons Full Displacement: 3550 tons
Dead Weight: 1440 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 2
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type:
Accommodations: Officers: 9
Enlisted: 78
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: SCHOOLS, ORGANIZATIONS AND PRIVATE ENTERPRISES
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments: GROWLER IS LOCATED AT THE INTREPID SEA-AIR-SPACE MUSEUM, PIER 86, WEST 46TH STREET & 12TH AVENUE, NEW YORK, NY.
Last Updated: 06/11/2002
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