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GATO (SSN 615)
SUBMARINE (NUCLEAR-POWERED)
VESSEL STATUS
Class: SSN 594 UIC: 05126
Status: Disposed of by submarine recycling Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 11/01/1996 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: General Dynamics Corp.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 06/09/1960 Commission Date: 01/25/1968
Keel Date: 12/15/1961 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 05/14/1964 Decommission Date: 04/25/1996
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 32.5 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
28.0
Delivery Date: 01/25/1968 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 28.8 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 04/25/1996
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 292 ft Waterline Length:
Extreme Beam: 32 ft Waterline Beam:
Max Navigational Draft: 28 ft Draft Limit:
Light Displacement: 3964 tons Full Displacement: 4242 tons
Dead Weight: 278 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 1
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Steam Turbine (Nuclear)
Accommodations: Officers: 14
Enlisted: 90
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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