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USS BARB

(SSN-596)

Caveat Tyrannis (Tyrant Beware

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USS BARB (SSN-596) - a Thresher/Permit-class submarine

In Commission 1963 to 1989

SSN-596 Deployments - Major Events

Add a SSN-596 Shellback Initiation Add a SSN-596 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
NOV 1959 Keel Date: 9 NOV 1959
at Ingalls Shipbuilding Pascagoula MS
FEB 1962 Launch Date: 22 FEB 1962
AUG 1963 Commissioned: 24 AUG 1963
JAN 1967 - DEC 1967 Battle Efficiency Pennant \
MAY 1967 - NOV 1967 West Pac
FEB 1980 - MAR 1980 RIMPAC
DEC 1989 Decommissioned: 20 DEC 1989

SSN-596 General Specifications

Class: Thresher/Permit-class submarine

Complement: 130 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 4400 tons

Length: 278 feet

Beam: 31 feet 8 inches

Draft: 26 feet

Final Disposition: Recycling via Ship-Submarine Recycling Program completed 14 March 1996