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USS BUFFALO (SSN 715)

SUBMARINE (NUCLEAR-POWERED)

UIC:20996
Class:SSN 688 Fleet:Pacific
Status:Active, in commission Homeport:PEARL HARBOR, HI
Date status changed:11/05/1983 Berth:
Maintenance Category:
Force:Battle Force MARAD Type:
Builder: NEWPORT NEWS/NEWPT
Delivery Date:10/27/1983
Award Date:02/20/1976 Age (since delivery):32.6 years
Keel Date:01/25/1980 Commission Date:11/05/1983
Launch Date:05/08/1982 Inactivation Date:
Age (since launch)34.0 years Decommission Date:
Years from Commission to Decommission:
Stricken Date:

Overall Length: 362 ft Waterline Length:
Extreme Beam:33 ft Waterline Beam:
Maximum Navigational Draft:32 ft Draft Limit:
Light Displacement:5771 tons Full Displacement:6142 tons
Dead Weight:371 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
Number of Propellers: 1
Number of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Steam Turbine (Nuclear)
Accommodations: Officers: 12 Enlisted: 98

Custodian:US NAVY Ships Program Manager:392
Planning Yard: Newport News Shipbuilding and Drydock Co., Newport News, VANuclear Planning Yard:Electric Boat Div., General Dynamics, Groton, CT

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