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SAM HOUSTON (SSN 609)
(ex - SSBN 609)
SUBMARINE (NUCLEAR-POWERED)
VESSEL STATUS
Class: SSN 608 UIC: 05117
Status: Disposed of by submarine recycling Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 02/03/1992 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Newport News Shipbuilding
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 07/01/1959 Commission Date: 03/06/1962
Keel Date: 12/28/1959 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 02/02/1961 Decommission Date: 09/06/1991
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 31.0 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
29.0
Delivery Date: 03/06/1962 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 29.9 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 09/06/1991
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: 07/05/2000
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