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U.S.S. FLYING FISH

(SSN-673)

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USS FLYING FISH (SSN-673) - a Sturgeon-class attack submarine

In Commission 1970 to 1996

SSN-673 Deployments - Major Events

Add a SSN-673 Shellback Initiation Add a SSN-673 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JAN 1967 - JAN 1985 Mediterranean
JUN 1967 - Keel Date: 30 JUN 1967
at Electric Boat Company Groton CT
MAY 1969 - Launch Date: 17 MAY 1969
APR 1970 - Commissioned: 29 APR 1970
NOV 1970 - NOV 1970 Flooding Casualty
JAN 1971 - JAN 1973 Blue Nose - Artic Circle
NOV 1973 - OCT 1974 Regular Overhaul
MAR 1977 - MAY 1977 North Pole
JUL 1977 - NOV 1977 Regular Overhaul
SEP 1978 - DEC 1978 Mediterranean
OCT 1978 - NOV 1979 Sea Trials
OCT 1978 - NOV 1979 Sea Trials
OCT 1979 - DEC 1979 Blue Nose - Artic Circle
APR 1980 - MAY 1980 Caribbean
JUN 1980 - DEC 1980 Mediterranean
APR 1981 - MAY 1981 Caribbean
OCT 1981 - DEC 1981 Blue Nose - Artic Circle
JAN 1984 - JUN 1985 Mediterranean
AUG 1985 - DEC 1985 Mediterranean
AUG 1994 - NOV 1994 Mediterranean
OCT 1994 - NOV 1994 Caribbean
SEP 1995 - SEP 1995 Panama Canal
MAY 1996 - Decommissioned: 16 MAY 1996

SSN-673 General Specifications

Class: Sturgeon-class attack submarine

Named for: The flying fish

Complement: 14 Officers and 95 Enlisted

Displacement: 3978 tons

Length: 292 feet 3 inches

Beam: 31 feet 8 inches

Flank Speed: 15 knots

Final Disposition: Scrapping via Ship and Submarine Recycling Program completed 15 October 1996