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SCORPION (SSN 589)
SUBMARINE (NUCLEAR-POWERED)
VESSEL STATUS
Class: SSN 585 UIC: 05052
Status: Lost by storm or perils of the sea Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 05/22/1968 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: General Dynamics Corp.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 01/31/1957 Commission Date: 07/29/1960
Keel Date: 08/20/1958 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 12/29/1959 Decommission Date:
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 8.4 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
Delivery Date: 08/06/1960 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 7.8 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 06/30/1968
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 252 ft Waterline Length:
Extreme Beam: 32 ft Waterline Beam:
Max Navigational Draft: 30 ft Draft Limit:
Light Displacement: 2880 tons Full Displacement: 3075 tons
Dead Weight: 195 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 1
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Turbine Reduction Gears
Accommodations: Officers: 8
Enlisted: 75
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: US NAVY
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments:
Last Updated: 02/25/2003
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