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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

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JAN1967-JAN1985Mediterranean
JUN1967-Keel Date: 30 JUN 1967
at Electric Boat Company Groton CT
MAY1969-Launch Date: 17 MAY 1969
APR1970-Commissioned: 29 APR 1970
NOV1970-NOV1970November 1970
NOV1970-NOV1970Flooding Casualty
JAN1971-JAN1973Blue Nose - Arctic Circle
NOV1973-OCT1974Regular Overhaul
MAR1977-MAY1977North Pole
JUL1977-NOV1977Regular Overhaul
SEP1978-DEC1978Mediterranean
OCT1978-NOV1979Sea Trials
OCT1978-NOV1979Sea Trials
OCT1979-DEC1979Blue Nose - Arctic Circle
APR1980-MAY1980Caribbean
JUN1980-DEC1980Mediterranean
APR1981-MAY1981Caribbean
OCT1981-DEC1981Blue Nose - Arctic Circle
SEP1982-DEC1982North Atlantic
JAN1984-JUN1985Mediterranean
AUG1985-DEC1985Mediterranean
JUN1991-SEP1991Blue Nose - Arctic Circle
AUG1994-NOV1994Mediterranean
OCT1994-NOV1994Caribbean
SEP1995-SEP1995Panama Canal
MAY1996-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