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BARBEL (SS 580)
SUBMARINE
VESSEL STATUS
Class: SS 580 UIC: 05603
Status: Disposed of in support of Fleet training exercise Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 01/30/2001 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Naval Shipyard Portsmouth
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 08/24/1955 Commission Date: 01/17/1959
Keel Date: 05/18/1956 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 07/19/1958 Decommission Date: 12/04/1989
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 42.5 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
30.0
Delivery Date: 06/04/1959 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 41.6 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 01/17/1990
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 219 ft Waterline Length: 219 ft
Extreme Beam: 29 ft Waterline Beam:
Max Navigational Draft: 28 ft Draft Limit:
Light Displacement: 1744 tons Full Displacement: 2146 tons
Dead Weight: 402 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 1
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Diesel Electric
Accommodations: Officers: 10
Enlisted: 69
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: US NAVY
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments:
Last Updated: 09/29/2015
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