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SWORDFISH (SSN 579)
SUBMARINE (NUCLEAR-POWERED)
VESSEL STATUS
Class: SSN 578 UIC: 05598
Status: Disposed of by submarine recycling Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 09/11/1995 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Naval Shipyard Portsmouth
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 07/18/1955 Commission Date: 09/15/1958
Keel Date: 01/25/1956 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 08/27/1957 Decommission Date: 06/02/1989
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 38.1 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
31.0
Delivery Date: 09/15/1958 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 37.0 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 06/02/1989
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: 03/01/1999
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