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NAUTILUS (SSN 571)
SUBMARINE (NUCLEAR-POWERED)
VESSEL STATUS
Class: SSN 571 UIC: 05591
Status: Stricken, retained by Navy as museum Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 03/03/1980 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Z Berth:
Force:
Builder: General Dynamics Corp.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 08/02/1951 Commission Date: 09/30/1954
Keel Date: 06/14/1952 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 01/21/1954 Decommission Date: 03/03/1980
Age (since Launch) 63.8 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
26.0
Delivery Date: 04/22/1955 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) 62.5 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 03/03/1980
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 320 ft Waterline Length:
Extreme Beam: 28 ft Waterline Beam:
Max Navigational Draft: 26 ft Draft Limit:
Light Displacement: 2980 tons Full Displacement: 3520 tons
Dead Weight: 540 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 2
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Steam Turbine (Nuclear)
Accommodations: Officers: 13
Enlisted: 92
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian:
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments: NAUTILUS IS LOCATED AT THE HISTORIC SHIP NAUTILUS & SUBMARINE FORCE MUSEUM, NAVSUBASE NEW LONDON, GROTON, CT. SHE IS LISTED ON THE NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES, REF. NO. 79002653 AND DESIGNATED A NATIONAL HISTORIC LANDMARK ON 5/20/1982.
Last Updated: 09/29/2015
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