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U.S.S. SEA DEVIL

(SSN-664)

FEARLESS AND PEERLESS

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USS SEA DEVIL (SSN-664) - a Sturgeon-class attack submarine

In Commission 1969 to 1991

SSN-664 Deployments - Major Events

Add a SSN-664 Shellback Initiation Add a SSN-664 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
APR1966-Keel Date: 12 APR 1966
at Newport News Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. Newport News VA
OCT1967-Launch Date: 5 OCT 1967
JAN1969-Commissioned: 30 JAN 1969
JAN1969-MAY1971North Atlantic
AUG1969-MAY1971North Atlantic
AUG1970-Shellback Initiation - 23 AUG 1970 - Atlantic Ocean
DEC1970-Shellback Initiation - 1 DEC 1970 - Atlantic Ocean
DEC1972-JAN1973Mediterranean
JAN1976-JUL1976North Atlantic-Med
JAN1980-JAN1980Blue Nose - Arctic Circle
FEB1980-JUL1980Mediterranean
MAY1981-AUG1981Mediterranean
MAR1984-SEP1984Mediterranean
JUN1985-JUN1985Blue Nose - Arctic Circle
MAY1987-MAY1987North Pole
JUL1989-DEC1989Mediterranean
OCT1990-DEC1990North Pole
OCT1990-DEC1990Blue Nose - Arctic Circle
OCT1991-Decommissioned: 16 OCT 1991

SSN-664 General Specifications

Class: Sturgeon-class attack submarine

Named for: The sea devil (Manta birostria)

Complement: 108 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 3860 tons

Length: 292 feet 3 inches

Beam: 31 feet 8 inches

Flank Speed: 15 knots

Final Disposition: Scrapping via Ship and Submarine Recycling Program begun 1 March 1998 completed 7 September 1999



USS SEA DEVIL (SSN-664)



The second Sea Devil (SSN-664) was laid down on 12 April 1966 by the Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co., Newport News, Va.; launched on 5 October 1967; sponsored by Mrs. Ignatius J. Galantin; and commissioned on 3 January 1969, Lt. Comdr. Richard A. Currier in command.

Assigned to Submarine Division 62 at Norfolk, Sea Devil has, into 1975, conducted exercises and participated in operations which enhance her capabilities in her primary mission, antisubmarine warfare.

[Note: The above USS SEA DEVIL (SSN-664) history may, or may not, contain text provided by crew members of the USS SEA DEVIL (SSN-664), or by other non-crew members, and text from the Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships]