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DOLPHIN (AGSS 555)

AUXILIARY RESEARCH SUBMARINE

UIC:05072
Class:AGSS 555 Fleet:
Status:Donated as a Museum and Memorial Homeport:
Date status changed:09/18/2008 Berth:
Maintenance Category:
Force: MARAD Type:
Builder: NAV SY/PORTSMOUTH
Delivery Date:01/31/1969
Award Date:08/10/1960 Age (since delivery) (At time of disposal):39.7 years
Keel Date:11/09/1962 Commission Date:08/17/1968
Launch Date:06/08/1968 Inactivation Date:
Age (since launch)(At time of disposal)40.3 years Decommission Date:01/15/2007
Years from Commission to Decommission: 38.4
Stricken Date: 01/15/2007

Overall Length: 152 ft Waterline Length:152 ft
Extreme Beam:20 ft Waterline Beam:0 ft
Maximum Navigational Draft:16 ft Draft Limit:0 ft
Light Displacement:805 tons Full Displacement:861 tons
Dead Weight:56 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
Number of Propellers: 1
Number of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Diesel Engines
Accommodations: Officers: 7 Enlisted: 20

Remarks: AGSS-555 WAS DEACTIVATED AT POINT LOMA NAVAL BASE ON 22SEP06. The U.S. Navy offi
cially transferred the decommissioned research submarine ex-Dolphin (AGSS 555) t
o the Maritime Museum of San Diego (MMSD) during a donation contract signing cer
emony 18SEP08 in Washington DC.





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