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WHALE (SSN 638)

SUBMARINE (NUCLEAR-POWERED)

UIC:05131
Class:SSN 637 Fleet:
Status:Disposed of by submarine recycling Homeport:
Date status changed:09/29/1997 Berth:
Maintenance Category:
Force: MARAD Type:
Builder: GENERAL DYN/QUINCY
Delivery Date:10/26/1968
Award Date:11/30/1961 Age (since delivery) (At time of disposal):28.9 years
Keel Date:05/27/1964 Commission Date:10/12/1968
Launch Date:10/14/1966 Inactivation Date:
Age (since launch)(At time of disposal)30.9 years Decommission Date:06/25/1996
Years from Commission to Decommission: 27.7
Stricken Date: 06/25/1996

Overall Length: 292 ft Waterline Length:0 ft
Extreme Beam:32 ft Waterline Beam:0 ft
Maximum Navigational Draft:29 ft Draft Limit:0 ft
Light Displacement:4045 tons Full Displacement:0 tons
Dead Weight:
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
Number of Propellers: 1
Number of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type:
Accommodations: Officers: 0 Enlisted: 0

Custodian:PUGET SOUND NAVAL SHIPYARD, BREMERTON, WA (NAVSHIPYD) Ships Program Manager:
Planning Yard:

Last updated 03/16/1998
 

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