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U.S.S. JACK

(SSN-605)

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USS JACK (SSN-605) - a Permit-class submarine

In Commission 1967 to 1990

SSN-605 Deployments - Major Events

Add a SSN-605 Shellback Initiation Add a SSN-605 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
SEP1960-Keel Date: 16 SEP 1960
at Philadelphia Naval Shipyard
APR1963-Launch Date: 24 APR 1963
MAR1967-Commissioned: 31 MAR 1967
JUN1969-JUL1969North Alantic
JUL1972-FEB1973Mediterranean
MAY1974-NOV1974Mediterranean
JAN1976-MAY1977Major overhaul
NOV1979-MAY1980Mediterranean
APR1981-SEP1981Mediterranean
SEP1982-MAY1995Regular Overhaul
JAN1985-JUN1985Mediterranean
JAN1986-JUN1986Mediterranean
JUL1986-DEC1986Mediterranean
JUL1987-DEC1987Mediterranean
JUL1990-Decommissioned: 11 JUL 1990

SSN-605 General Specifications

Class: Permit-class submarine

Named for: Jack

Complement: 95 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 3968 tons

Length: 297 feet 4 inches

Beam: 31 feet 7 inches

Flank Speed: More than 20 knots

Final Disposition: Recycling via Ship-Submarine Recycling Program completed 30 June 1992



USS JACK (SSN-605)



The second Jack (SSN-605) was laid down 16 September 1960 by Naval Shipyard Portsmouth N.H; launched 24 April 1963 sponsored by Mrs. Leslie R. Groves wife of Lieutenant General Groves head of the Manhattan Project; and commissioned 31 March 1967 Comdr. L. T. Urbanczyk in command.

She then joined the Atlantic Fleet and operates out of New London Conn. as one of the Navy's fast and versatile nuclear submarines a mighty weapon helping to assure the United States control of the seas.

[Note: The above USS JACK (SSN-605) history may or may not contain text provided by crew members of the USS JACK (SSN-605) or by other non-crew members and text from the Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships]