SSN-676 General Specifications
Class: Sturgeon-class attack submarine
Complement: 14 Officers and 95 Enlisted
Displacement: 3978 tons
Length: 292 feet 3 inches
Beam: 31 feet 8 inches
Draft: 28 feet 8 in
Final Disposition: Scrapping via Ship and Submarine Recycling Program completed 26 April 2000
USS BILLFISH (SSN-676)
BILLFISH was laid down on 20 September 1968. She was launched on 1 May 1970 sponsored
by Mrs. Earle G. Wheeler, the wife of Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Earle G.
Wheeler (1908-1975), and commissioned on 12 March 1971 with Commander Richard M. Hughes in command.
[Note: The above USS BILLFISH (SSN-676) history may, or may not, contain text provided by crew members of the USS BILLFISH (SSN-676), or by other non-crew members, and text from the Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships]