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BIRMINGHAM (SSN 695)
SUBMARINE (NUCLEAR-POWERED)
VESSEL STATUS
Class: SSN 688 UIC: 20786
Status: Disposed of by submarine recycling Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 05/31/2016 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Newport News Shipbuilding
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 01/24/1972 Commission Date: 12/16/1978
Keel Date: 04/26/1975 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 10/29/1977 Decommission Date: 12/22/1997
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 38.6 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
19.0
Delivery Date: 12/08/1978 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 37.4 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 12/22/1997
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 362 ft Waterline Length:
Extreme Beam: 33 ft Waterline Beam:
Max Navigational Draft: 32 ft Draft Limit:
Light Displacement: 5789 tons Full Displacement: 6159 tons
Dead Weight: 370 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 1
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Steam Turbine (Nuclear)
Accommodations: Officers: 12
Enlisted: 98
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian:
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments:
Last Updated: 09/12/2016
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