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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

Add a SSBN-602 Shellback Initiation Add a SSBN-602 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
NOV 1958 - Keel Date: 1 NOV 1958
at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard
MAY 1960 - Launch Date: 14 MAY 1960
MAR 1961 - Commissioned: 11 MAR 1961
JUN 1961 - AUG 1961 Blue Nose - Artic Circle
JAN 1962 - JAN 1964 Cuban Missle Blockade
MAY 1962 - MAY 1962 Cuban Missle Blockade
JUL 1962 - AUG 1962 North Atlantic
SEP 1962 - NOV 1962 Blue Nose - Artic Circle
DEC 1967 - DEC 1967 Blue Nose - Artic Circle
JUN 1969 - JUN 1971 North Atlantic
JAN 1970 - MAR 1970 Mediterranean
JUN 1975 - Shellback Initiation - 15 JUN 1975 - Pacific Ocean
FEB 1981 - Decommissioned: 28 FEB 1981
JAN 2004 - JUL 2005 West Pac
JAN 2010 - OCT 2010 Dry 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