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U.S.S. ABRAHAM LINCOLN

(SSBN-602)

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The USS ABRAHAM LINCOLN (SSBN-602), a George Washington-class, was commissioned on 11 MAR 1961. USS ABRAHAM LINCOLN served her country for 19 years, 11 months and 17 days, until decommissioned on 28 FEB 1981.

The USS ABRAHAM LINCOLN (SSBN-602) deployment history and significant events of her service career follow:

SSBN-602 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
NOV1958-Keel Date: 1 NOV 1958
at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard
MAY1960-Launch Date: 14 MAY 1960
MAR1961-Commissioned: 11 MAR 1961
JUN1961-AUG1961Blue Nose - Arctic Circle
JAN1962-JAN1964Cuban Missle Blockade
MAY1962-MAY1962Cuban Missle Blockade
JUL1962-AUG1962North Atlantic
SEP1962-NOV1962Blue Nose - Arctic Circle
DEC1967-FEB1968Blue Nose - Arctic Circle
DEC1967-DEC1967Blue Nose - Arctic Circle
JUN1969-JUN1971North Atlantic
JAN1970-MAR1970Mediterranean
JAN1970-MAR1970Mediterranean
JUN1975-Shellback Initiation - 15 JUN 1975 - Pacific Ocean
FEB1981-Decommissioned: 28 FEB 1981
JAN2004-JUL2005West Pac
JAN2010-OCT2010Dry Dock

SSBN-602 General Specifications

Class: George Washington-class submarine

Named for: Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865)

Complement: 12 Officers and 100 Enlisted

Displacement: 5400 tons

Length: 381.6 feet

Beam: 33 feet

Flank Speed: 20 knots

Range: Unlimited distance

Final Disposition:Recycled via Submarine recycling 10 May 1994