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U.S.S. KENTUCKY

(SSBN-737)

THOROUGHBRED OF THE FLEET

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USS KENTUCKY (SSBN-737) - an Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine

In Commission 1991 to Present

SSBN-737 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
DEC 1987 Keel Date: 18 DEC 1987
at General Dynamics Electric Boat Groton CT
AUG 1990 Launch Date: 11 AUG 1990
JUL 1991 Commissioned: 13 JUL 1991
JUL 1991 - JUN 1993 North Atlantic

SSBN-737 General Specifications

Class: Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine

Named for: U.S. state of Kentucky

Complement: 15 Officers and 140 Enlisted

Displacement: 16764 tons

Length: 560 feet.

Beam: 42 feet

Flank Speed: 25+ knots