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STURGEON (SSN 637)
SUBMARINE (NUCLEAR-POWERED)
VESSEL STATUS
Class: SSN 637 UIC: 05130
Status: Disposed of by submarine recycling Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 09/11/1995 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: General Dynamics Corp.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 11/30/1961 Commission Date: 03/03/1967
Keel Date: 08/10/1963 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 02/26/1966 Decommission Date: 08/01/1994
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 29.6 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
27.0
Delivery Date: 03/03/1967 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 28.5 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 08/01/1994
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: 1
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Steam Turbine (Nuclear)
Accommodations: Officers:
Enlisted:
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian:
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments: On 15 SEP 95 at the Naval Undersea Museum in Keyport, WA, a ceremony commemorated the transfer of the STURGEON's 55-ton sail from Puget Sound Naval Shipyard. The sail is now located in the museum parking lot.
Last Updated: 07/16/2009
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