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U.S.S. BIRMINGHAM

(SSN-695)

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USS BIRMINGHAM (SSN-695) - a Los Angeles class submarine

In Commission 1978 to 1997

SSN-695 Deployments - Major Events

Add a SSN-695 Shellback Initiation Add a SSN-695 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
APR 1975 - Keel Date: 26 APR 1975
at Newport News Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. Newport News VA
OCT 1977 - Launch Date: 29 OCT 1977
DEC 1978 - Commissioned: 16 DEC 1978
APR 1980 - JAN 1981 Mediterranean
MAY 1981 - Shellback Initiation - 1 MAY 1981 - Atlantic Ocean
DEC 1997 - Decommissioned: 22 DEC 1997

SSN-695 General Specifications

Class: Los Angeles class submarine

Complement: 12 Officers and 98 Enlisted

Displacement: 5789 tons

Length: 362 feet

Beam: 32 feet 10 inches

Draft: 31 feet 10 in

Final Disposition: To be disposed of by submarine recycling



USS BIRMINGHAM (SSN-695)



Birmingham was was laid down on 26 April 1975. She was launched on 29 October 1977 sponsored by Mrs. Maryon Allen, and commissioned on 16 December 1978, with Commander Paul L. Callahan in command.

[Note: The above USS BIRMINGHAM (SSN-695) history may, or may not, contain text provided by crew members of the USS BIRMINGHAM (SSN-695), or by other non-crew members, and text from the Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships]