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RAY (SSN 653)
SUBMARINE (NUCLEAR-POWERED)
VESSEL STATUS
Class: SSN 637 UIC: 05140
Status: Disposed of by submarine recycling Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 11/01/2003 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Newport News Shipbuilding
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 03/26/1963 Commission Date: 04/12/1967
Keel Date: 01/04/1965 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 06/21/1966 Decommission Date: 03/16/1993
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 37.4 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
26.0
Delivery Date: 04/19/1967 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 36.6 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 03/16/1993
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 292 ft Waterline Length:
Extreme Beam: Waterline Beam:
Max Navigational Draft: Draft Limit:
Light Displacement: 3950 tons Full Displacement:
Dead Weight:
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
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:
Last Updated: 02/24/2005
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