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U.S.S. FINBACK

(SSN-670)

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USS FINBACK (SSN-670) - a Sturgeon-class attack submarine

In Commission 1970 to 1997

SSN-670 Deployments - Major Events

Add a SSN-670 Shellback Initiation Add a SSN-670 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JUN 1967 - Keel Date: 26 JUN 1967
at Newport News Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. Newport News VA
DEC 1968 - Launch Date: 7 DEC 1968
FEB 1970 - Commissioned: 4 FEB 1970
FEB 1973 - FEB 1973 Blue Nose - Artic Circle
SEP 1973 - Shellback Initiation - 22 SEP 1973 - Atlantic Ocean
OCT 1973 - DEC 1973 Blue Nose - Artic Circle
JAN 1976 - JUL 1976 Mediterranean
MAY 1977 - JUL 1977 Blue Nose - Artic Circle
APR 1985 - APR 1985 Blue Nose - Artic Circle
APR 1986 - APR 1986 Blue Nose - Artic Circle
OCT 1986 - OCT 1986 Blue Nose - Artic Circle
MAR 1997 - Decommissioned: 28 MAR 1997

SSN-670 General Specifications

Class: Sturgeon-class attack submarine

Named for: The finback

Complement: 14 Officers and 95 Enlisted

Displacement: 4001 tons

Length: 292 feet

Beam: 32 feet

Flank Speed: 15 knots

Final Disposition: Scrapping via Ship and Submarine Recycling Program completed 30 October 1997