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U.S.S. HYMAN G. RICKOVER

(SSN-709)

COMMITTED TO EXCELLENCE

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USS HYMAN G. RICKOVER (SSN-709) - a Los Angeles-class submarine

In Commission 1984 to 2006

SSN-709 Deployments - Major Events

Add a SSN-709 Shellback Initiation Add a SSN-709 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JUN 1971 - Shellback Initiation - 6 JUN 1971 - Pacific Ocean
JUL 1981 - Keel Date: 24 JUL 1981
at General Dynamics Electric Boat Groton CT
AUG 1983 - Launch Date: 27 AUG 1983
JUL 1984 - Commissioned: 21 JUL 1984
OCT 1985 - MAR 1986 Mediterranean
OCT 1986 - DEC 1986 Blue Nose - Artic Circle
OCT 1987 - DEC 1987 Blue Nose - Artic Circle
DEC 1988 - MAY 1989 Mediterranean
FEB 1990 - JUN 1990 North Atlantic / Barents
FEB 1991 - JUN 1991 North Atlantic / Barents
JAN 1992 - MAR 1993 DMP / Drydock
MAY 1994 - NOV 1994 Mediterranean
DEC 2001 - MAY 2006 Blue Nose - Artic Circle
MAR 2005 - MAY 2005 North Pole
DEC 2006 - Decommissioned: 14 DEC 2006

SSN-709 General Specifications

Class: Los Angeles-class submarine

Complement: 12 Officers and 98 Enlisted

Displacement: 5748 tons

Length: 362 feet

Beam: 32 feet 10 inches

Draft: 31 feet 10 in