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U.S.S. HADDOCK

(SSN-621)

HADDOCK HAS IT!

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USS HADDOCK (SSN-621) - a Thresher/Permit-class submarine

In Commission 1967 to 1993

SSN-621 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JUL1960-JUL1960Historical record for the USS Haddock SSN 621.
AUG1960-AUG1960Contract: Ingalls Shipbuilding Pascagoula Mississippi
APR1961-Keel Date: 24 APR 1961
at Ingalls Shipbuilding Pascagoula MS
APR1961-APR1961Keel Date: April 24 1961
MAY1966-Launch Date: 21 MAY 1966
MAY1966-MAY1966Launch Date: May 21 1966
JAN1967-JAN1967CDR Stanley Anderson Commanding Officer 1967-1970
DEC1967-DEC1967Commissioning Date: December 22 1967
DEC1967-Commissioned: 22 DEC 1967
JAN1968-AUG1968Four Corners Tour: Groton Ft Lauderdale San Diego Bremerton
JAN1968-MAR1968Homeport: Ballast Point Naval Base San Diego California
SEP1968-SEP1968Homeport: Pearl Harbor Naval Base Honolulu Hawaii
SEP1968-MAY1969West Pac
DEC1968-JUN1969WestPac - South Pacific
JAN1969-MAY1969West Pac
FEB1969-MAR1969West Pac-Viet Nam
FEB1969-FEB1969Awarded first Vietnam Service (Medal)
MAR1969-MAR1969Awarded second Vietnam Service (Medal)
APR1969-APR1969Awarded first Armed Forces Expeditionary (Medal)
MAY1969-MAY1969Awarded second Armed Forces Expeditionary (Medal)
MAY1969-DEC1969West Pac
OCT1969-DEC1969Pearl to Pearl
JAN1970-JAN1970CDR Paul Grozen Commanding Officer 1970-1974
JUL1970-JAN1971WestPac - North Pacific
APR1971-OCT1972Major overhaul (1st) Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard
JUL1971-JUL1971Awarded first Navy Battle E (Ribbon)
MAR1973-OCT1973WestPac - South / North Pacific
MAY1973-NOV1973West Pac
JUN1973-JUN1973Awarded Meritorious Unit Commendation
JAN1974-JAN1974CDR Keith Garland Commanding Officer 1974-1976
JAN1975-JUL1975WestPac - North Pacific
JAN1975-JUL1975West Pac
JAN1976-JAN1976CDR Daniel Bacon Commanding Officer 1976 - 1980
APR1976-JUL1976EastPac - East Pacific
JUN1977-DEC1978Major overhaul (2nd) Mare Island Naval Shipyard
OCT1978-OCT1978Awarded second Navy Battle E (Ribbon)
JAN1979-JAN1979Awarder Navy Unit Commendation
JAN1979-JAN1979Homeport: Ballast Point Naval Base San Diego California
OCT1979-APR1980West Pac-Indian Ocean
JAN1980-JAN1980Awarded first Navy Expeditionary (Medal)
JAN1980-JAN1980CDR Gary Davis Commanding Officer 1980 - 1984
MAR1981-NOV1981WestPac - Indian Ocean
MAY1981-MAY1981Entered Domain of the Golden Dragon 25 May 1981
JUN1981-JUN1981Awarded second Navy Expeditionary (Medal)
JUN1981-Shellback Initiation - 10 JUN 1981 - Pacific Ocean
JUN1983-NOV1983WestPac - North Pacific
JAN1984-JAN1984CDR Michael McHugh Commanding Officer 1984 - 1987
OCT1984-FEB1987Major overhaul (3rd) Mare Island Naval Shipyard
JAN1987-JAN1987CDR Albert Schwartz Commanding Officer 1987 - 1990
JUN1988-NOV1988WestPac - North Pacific
JAN1990-JAN1990CDR Stephen Erick Commanding Officer 1990 - 1993
APR1990-OCT1990WestPac - Indian Ocean
DEC1990-JUN1991West Pac
JUL1991-OCT1991WestPac - South Pacific
SEP1991-OCT1991Major equipment failures limited depth return to Pearl Harbor
APR1993-Decommissioned: 7 APR 1993
JUL1993-JUL1993Defueled at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard
OCT1993-OCT1993Towed to Puget Sound Naval Shipyard entered NPSSRP Program
DEC1993-DEC1993End of a great career 26 years of Naval service during Cold War
OCT2001-OCT2001Ceased to exist scrapped and recycled

SSN-621 General Specifications

Class: Thresher/Permit-class submarine

Complement: 100 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 3770 tons

Length: 279 feet

Beam: 31 feet 8 inches

Final Disposition: Entered Ship-Submarine Recycling Program 1 October 2000; recycling completed 1 October 2001



USS HADDOCK (SSN-621)



Haddock (SSN-621) an attack nuclear submarine was laid down 24 April 1961 by Ingalls Shipbuilding Corp. Pascagoula Miss.; launched 21 May 1966; sponsored by Mrs. Thomas G. Morris wife of Representative Morris of New Mexico; and commissioned 22 December 1967 Comdr. Stanley J. Anderson in command.

[Note: The above USS HADDOCK (SSN-621) history may or may not contain text provided by crew members of the USS HADDOCK (SSN-621) or by other non-crew members and text from the Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships]