The USS ALASKA (SSBN-732), an Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine, was commissioned on 25 JAN 1986. USS ALASKA serves her country from her homeport of
The USS ALASKA (SSBN-732) deployment history and significant events of her service career follow:
SSBN-732 General Specifications
Class: Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine
Named for: The U.S. state of Alaska
Complement: 15 Officers and 140 Enlisted
Displacement: 16764 tons
Length: 560 feet.
Beam: 42 feet
Flank Speed: 25+ knots
USS ALASKA (SSBN-732)
fourth Alaska (SSBN-732) was laid down on 9 March 1983 at Groton, Conn., by the
Electric Boat Division of the General Dynamics Corp.; launched on 12 January 1985;
sponsored by Mrs.
Catherine Ann Stevens; and commissioned at the Submarine Base, New London,
on 25 January 1986, Capt. Paul L. Callahan (Blue Crew) and Capt. Charles J. Chotvacs (Gold
Alaska spent much of 1986 engaged in shakedown training for her two crews and in
clearing up the many details that attend a new ship's addition to the Fleet.
[Note: The above USS ALASKA (SSBN-732) history may, or may not, contain text provided by crew members of the USS ALASKA (SSBN-732), or by other non-crew members, and text from the Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships]