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PARCHE (SSN 683)
SUBMARINE (NUCLEAR-POWERED)
VESSEL STATUS
Class: SSN 637 UIC: 20345
Status: Disposed of by submarine recycling Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 11/30/2006 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Ingalls Shipbuilding Corp.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 06/25/1968 Commission Date: 08/17/1974
Keel Date: 12/10/1970 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 01/13/1973 Decommission Date: 07/18/2005
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 33.8 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
31.0
Delivery Date: 08/01/1974 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 32.3 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 07/18/2005
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 298 ft Waterline Length:
Extreme Beam: 32 ft Waterline Beam:
Max Navigational Draft: 29 ft Draft Limit:
Light Displacement: 6038 tons Full Displacement: 6475 tons
Dead Weight: 437 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 1
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Steam Turbine (Nuclear)
Accommodations: Officers: 14
Enlisted: 98
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian:
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments: FLAG LOWERING CERMONY OCCURRED 19 OCT 04. RECYCLING COMPLETED AT PUGET SOUND NAVAL SHIPYARD ON 30 NOV 06.
Last Updated: 11/05/2007
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