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SHARK (SSN 591)
SUBMARINE (NUCLEAR-POWERED)
VESSEL STATUS
Class: SSN 585 UIC: 05054
Status: Disposed of by submarine recycling Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 06/28/1996 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Newport News Shipbuilding
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 01/31/1957 Commission Date: 02/09/1961
Keel Date: 02/24/1958 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 03/16/1960 Decommission Date: 09/15/1990
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 36.3 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
29.0
Delivery Date: 02/09/1961 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 35.3 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 09/15/1990
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: Waterline Length:
Extreme Beam: Waterline Beam:
Max Navigational Draft: Draft Limit:
Light Displacement: Full Displacement:
Dead Weight:
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
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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