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U.S.S. GROTON

(SSN-694)

SUBMARINE CAPITAL OF THE WORLD

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USS GROTON (SSN-694) - a Los Angeles class submarine

In Commission 1978 to 1997

SSN-694 Deployments - Major Events

Add a SSN-694 Shellback Initiation Add a SSN-694 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
AUG 1973 - Keel Date: 3 AUG 1973
at General Dynamics Electric Boat Groton CT
JUL 1976 - JUL 1976 Commisioning
OCT 1976 - Launch Date: 9 OCT 1976
JUL 1978 - Commissioned: 8 JUL 1978
APR 1980 - OCT 1980 Circumnavigation
OCT 1980 - Shellback Initiation - 1 OCT 1980 - Indian Ocean
JAN 1981 - FEB 1981 MK48 Certification
FEB 1981 - APR 1981 RangeEx 1-81
FEB 1981 - MAY 1981 North Atlantic-Med-Indian Ocean
APR 1981 - APR 1981 Port of Call - Halifax Nova Scotia
DEC 1981 - MAY 1982 Indian Ocean - Shellback
FEB 1982 - FEB 1982 Upkeep - Replenishment Deigo Garcia
JUN 1982 - AUG 1982 Drydock - SRA
SEP 1983 - DEC 1983 North Atlantic - Bluenose
SEP 1983 - OCT 1983 Drydock Repairs - Holy Loch Scotland
MAR 1984 - MAY 1984 North Atlantic
JUN 1984 - SEP 1984 North Atlantic
JAN 1985 - MAR 1985 North Atlantic
MAY 1989 - NOV 1989 Mediterranean
SEP 1990 - DEC 1990 North Atlantic
NOV 1991 - MAY 1992 Mediterranean
NOV 1991 - MAY 1992 Mediterranean
JAN 1993 - JUN 1994 Desert Storm
NOV 1993 - APR 1994 Mediterranean
DEC 1995 - JUN 1996 Mediterranean
NOV 1997 - Decommissioned: 7 NOV 1997

SSN-694 General Specifications

Class: Los Angeles class submarine

Complement: 12 Officers and 98 Enlisted

Displacement: 5780 tons

Length: 362 feet

Beam: 32 feet 10 inches

Draft: 30 feet 10 in

Final Disposition: To be disposed of by submarine recycling