U.S.S. GLENARD P. LIPSCOMB

(SSN-685)

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USS GLENARD P. LIPSCOMB (SSN-685) - a Lipsomb-class submarine

In Commission 1974 to 1990

SSN-685 Deployments - Major Events

Add a SSN-685 Shellback Initiation Add a SSN-685 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JUN 1971 - Keel Date: 5 JUN 1971
at General Dynamics Electric Boat Groton CT
AUG 1973 - Launch Date: 4 AUG 1973
DEC 1974 - Commissioned: 21 DEC 1974
AUG 1976 - MAR 1977 North Atlantic-Med-Indian Ocean
JAN 1978 - JAN 1981 North Atlantic
DEC 1978 - JUN 1979 Mediterranean
JAN 1981 - MAR 1982 Regular Overhaul
AUG 1985 - JAN 1986 Mediterranean
OCT 1988 - APR 1989 Mediterranean
NOV 1989 - Shellback Initiation - 5 NOV 1989 - Pacific Ocean
JUL 1990 - Decommissioned: 11 JUL 1990

SSN-685 General Specifications

Named for: Glenard P. Lipscomb (1915-1970)

Complement: 12 Officers and 109 Enlisted

Displacement: 5813 tons

Length: 365 feet

Beam: 32 feet

Flank Speed: 18 knots