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U.S.S. LOS ANGELES

(SSN-688)

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USS LOS ANGELES (SSN-688) - a Los Angeles-class submarine

In Commission 1976 to 2010

SSN-688 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JAN1972-Keel Date: 8 JAN 1972
at Newport News Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. Newport News VA
APR1974-Launch Date: 6 APR 1974
JUN1976-SEP1976Sea Trials
NOV1976-Commissioned: 13 NOV 1976
MAY1977-JUL1977Mediterranean
SEP1977-MAR1978Post Shipyard Availability (PSA)
APR1978-APR1978Panama Canal
MAR1979-AUG1979West Pac-Indian Ocean
APR1979-Shellback Initiation - 13 APR 1979 - Indian Ocean
JAN1981-JUN1982West Pac
AUG1988-FEB1989West Pac
NOV1988- Shellback Initiation - 22 NOV 1988 - Pacific Ocean
FEB1990-FEB1990Dependents Cruise
JAN1997-JUL1997West Pac
FEB2003-AUG2003West Pac-Indian Ocean
JAN2004-MAR2004Alaska
NOV2004-MAY2005West Pac-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
JAN2010-Decommissioned: 23 JAN 2010

SSN-688 General Specifications

Class: Los Angeles-class submarine

Named for: The City of Los Angeles

Complement: 13 Officers and 121 Enlisted

Displacement: 5700 tons

Length: 362 feet

Beam: 32 feet 10 inches

Flank Speed: 25 knots