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THRESHER (SSN 593)
SUBMARINE (NUCLEAR-POWERED)
VESSEL STATUS
Class: SSN 593 UIC: 05056
Status: Lost, sunk as a result of a casualty during diving tests Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 04/10/1963 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Naval Shipyard Portsmouth
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 01/15/1958 Commission Date: 08/03/1961
Keel Date: 05/28/1958 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 07/09/1960 Decommission Date:
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 2.8 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
Delivery Date: 04/01/1961 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 2.0 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 04/10/1963
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 279 ft Waterline Length:
Extreme Beam: 32 ft Waterline Beam:
Max Navigational Draft: 29 ft Draft Limit:
Light Displacement: 3540 tons Full Displacement: 3770 tons
Dead Weight: 230 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 1
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Turbine Reduction Gears
Accommodations: Officers: 16
Enlisted: 96
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: US NAVY
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments:
Last Updated: 06/24/1999
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