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U.S.S. JACK

(SSN-605)

WE TRY HARDER!

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

In Commission 1967 to 1990

SSN-605 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
SEP 1960 - Keel Date: 16 SEP 1960
at Philadelphia Naval Shipyard
APR 1963 - Launch Date: 24 APR 1963
MAR 1967 - Commissioned: 31 MAR 1967
JUN 1969 - JUL 1969 North Alantic
JUL 1972 - FEB 1973 Mediterranean
MAY 1974 - NOV 1974 Mediterranean
JAN 1976 - MAY 1977 Major overhaul
NOV 1979 - MAY 1980 Mediterranean
APR 1981 - SEP 1981 Mediterranean
SEP 1982 - MAY 1995 Regular Overhaul
JAN 1985 - JUN 1985 Mediterranean
JAN 1986 - JUN 1986 Mediterranean
JUL 1986 - DEC 1986 Mediterranean
JUL 1987 - DEC 1987 Mediterranean
JUL 1990 - 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]