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WILLIAM H BATES (SSN 680)
(ex - REDFISH)
SUBMARINE (NUCLEAR-POWERED)
VESSEL STATUS
Class: SSN 637 UIC: 20043
Status: Disposed of by submarine recycling Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 07/19/2002 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Ingalls Shipbuilding Corp.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 06/25/1968 Commission Date: 05/05/1973
Keel Date: 08/04/1969 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 12/11/1971 Decommission Date: 02/11/2000
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 30.6 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
27.0
Delivery Date: 05/01/1973 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 29.2 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 02/11/2000
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 298 ft Waterline Length:
Extreme Beam: 32 ft Waterline Beam:
Max Navigational Draft: 29 ft Draft Limit:
Light Displacement: 4155 tons Full Displacement: 4450 tons
Dead Weight: 295 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 1
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Steam Turbine (Nuclear)
Accommodations: Officers: 14
Enlisted: 112
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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