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USS BALTIMORE (SSN-704) - a Los Angeles class submarine

In Commission 1982 to 1998

SSN-704 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
MAY 1979 - Keel Date: 21 MAY 1979
at General Dynamics Electric Boat Groton CT
DEC 1980 - Launch Date: 13 DEC 1980
JUL 1982 - Commissioned: 24 JUL 1982
OCT 1983 - NOV 1983 Grenada
JUL 1998 - Decommissioned: 10 JUL 1998

SSN-704 General Specifications

Class: Los Angeles class submarine

Complement: 12 Officers and 98 Enlisted

Displacement: 5714 tons

Length: 362 feet

Beam: 32 feet 10 inches

Draft: 31 feet 10 in

Final Disposition: To be disposed of by submarine recycling


BALTIMORE was laid down on 21 May 1979. She was launched on 13 December 1980 sponsored by the Honorable Marjorie S. Holt, and commissioned on 24 July 1982 with Captain Michael D. Bradley in command. 7 March 2006

[Note: The above USS BALTIMORE (SSN-704) history may, or may not, contain text provided by crew members of the USS BALTIMORE (SSN-704), or by other non-crew members, and text from the Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships]