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JAMES K POLK (SSN 645)
(ex-SSBN 645)

SUBMARINE (NUCLEAR-POWERED)

UIC:05716
Class:SSN 640 Fleet:
Status:Disposed of by submarine recycling Homeport:
Date status changed:04/26/2000 Berth:
Maintenance Category:
Force: MARAD Type:
Builder: GENERAL DYN/GROTON
Delivery Date:03/01/1966
Award Date:11/01/1962 Age (since delivery) (At time of disposal):34.1 years
Keel Date:11/23/1963 Commission Date:04/16/1966
Launch Date:05/22/1965 Inactivation Date:
Age (since launch)(At time of disposal)34.9 years Decommission Date:07/08/1999
Years from Commission to Decommission: 33.2
Stricken Date: 07/08/1999

Overall Length: 425 ft Waterline Length:0 ft
Extreme Beam:33 ft Waterline Beam:0 ft
Maximum Navigational Draft:31 ft Draft Limit:0 ft
Light Displacement:6527 tons Full Displacement:7345 tons
Dead Weight:818 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
Number of Propellers: 1
Number of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Steam Turbine (Nuclear)
Accommodations: Officers: 14 Enlisted: 129

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