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U.S.S. MEMPHIS

(SSN-691)

IN DEFENSE OF HUMAN FREEDOM...
MAY SHE EVER PROWL THE SEA.

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USS MEMPHIS (SSN-691) - a Los Angeles class submarine

In Commission 1977 to Present

SSN-691 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JUN 1973 - Keel Date: 23 JUN 1973
at Newport News Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. Newport News VA
APR 1976 - Launch Date: 3 APR 1976
DEC 1977 - Commissioned: 17 DEC 1977
SEP 1980 - MAR 1981 Circumnavigation
SEP 1980 - MAR 1981 Mediterranean-Indian Ocean
JAN 1981 - JAN 1981 Moored alongside USS Jason AR-8 Diego Garcia
JAN 1981 - JAN 1989 Caribbean
FEB 1981 - FEB 1981 Panama Canal
JUL 1984 - OCT 1984 Blue Nose - Artic Circle
MAR 2011 - APR 2011 Decommisioning -1 APR 2001

SSN-691 General Specifications

Class: Los Angeles class submarine

Named for: The City of Memphis

Complement: 12 Officers and 98 Enlisted

Displacement: 5716 tons

Length: 362 feet

Beam: 32 feet 10 inches

Flank Speed: 15 knots