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RICHARD B RUSSELL (SSN 687)
SUBMARINE (NUCLEAR-POWERED)
VESSEL STATUS
Class: SSN 637 UIC: 20642
Status: Disposed of by submarine recycling Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 01/03/2003 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Newport News Shipbuilding
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 07/25/1969 Commission Date: 08/16/1975
Keel Date: 10/19/1971 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 01/12/1974 Decommission Date: 06/24/1994
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 29.0 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
19.0
Delivery Date: 08/12/1975 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 27.4 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 06/24/1994
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 298 ft Waterline Length:
Extreme Beam: Waterline Beam:
Max Navigational Draft: Draft Limit:
Light Displacement: 4364 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: 02/16/2011
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