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SAILFISH (SS 572)
(ex - SSR 572, SSGN 572)
SUBMARINE
VESSEL STATUS
Class: SS 572 UIC: 05592
Status: Disposed of in support of Fleet training exercise Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 05/23/2007 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Naval Shipyard Portsmouth
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 03/10/1951 Commission Date: 04/14/1956
Keel Date: 12/08/1953 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 09/08/1955 Decommission Date: 09/29/1978
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 51.7 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
22.0
Delivery Date: In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 09/30/1978
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 350 ft Waterline Length:
Extreme Beam: Waterline Beam:
Max Navigational Draft: Draft Limit:
Light Displacement: 2030 tons Full Displacement:
Dead Weight:
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 2
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Diesel Electric
Accommodations: Officers:
Enlisted:
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: US NAVY
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments:
Last Updated: 05/31/2007
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