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USS WEST VIRGINIA (SSBN 736)

BALLISTIC MISSILE SUBMARINE (NUCLEAR-POWERED)

UIC:21365
Class:SSBN 726 Fleet:Atlantic
Status:Active, in commission Homeport:KINGS BAY, GA
Date status changed:10/20/1990 Berth:
Maintenance Category:
Force:Battle Force MARAD Type:
Builder: GENERAL DYN/GROTON
Delivery Date:09/10/1990
Award Date:11/21/1983 Age (since delivery):24.8 years
Keel Date:12/18/1987 Commission Date:10/20/1990
Launch Date:10/14/1989 Inactivation Date:
Age (since launch)25.8 years Decommission Date:
Years from Commission to Decommission:
Stricken Date:

Overall Length: 560 ft Waterline Length:
Extreme Beam:42 ft Waterline Beam:
Maximum Navigational Draft:38 ft Draft Limit:
Light Displacement:16600 tons Full Displacement:18700 tons
Dead Weight:2100 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
Number of Propellers: 1
Number of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Steam Turbine (Nuclear)
Accommodations: Officers: 13 Enlisted: 140

Custodian:US NAVY Ships Program Manager:392
Planning Yard: Electric Boat Div., General Dynamics, Groton, CTNuclear Planning Yard:Electric Boat Div., General Dynamics, Groton, CT

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