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JAMES K POLK (SSN 645)
(ex - SSBN 645)
SUBMARINE (NUCLEAR-POWERED)
VESSEL STATUS
Class: SSN 640 UIC: 05716
Status: Disposed of by submarine recycling Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 04/26/2000 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: General Dynamics Corp.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 11/01/1962 Commission Date: 04/16/1966
Keel Date: 11/23/1963 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 05/22/1965 Decommission Date: 07/08/1999
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 34.9 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
33.0
Delivery Date: 03/01/1966 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 34.1 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 07/08/1999
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 425 ft Waterline Length:
Extreme Beam: 33 ft Waterline Beam:
Max Navigational Draft: 31 ft Draft Limit:
Light Displacement: 6527 tons Full Displacement: 7345 tons
Dead Weight: 818 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 1
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Steam Turbine (Nuclear)
Accommodations: Officers: 14
Enlisted: 129
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: PUGET SOUND NAVAL SHIPYARD, BREMERTON, WA (NAVSHIPYD)
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments:
Last Updated: 02/16/2011
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