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U.S.S. HOUSTON

(SSN-713)

SEMPER VIGILANS

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USS HOUSTON (SSN-713) - a Los Angeles class submarine

In Commission 1982 to Present

SSN-713 Deployments - Major Events

Add a SSN-713 Shellback Initiation Add a SSN-713 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JAN 1979 - Keel Date: 29 JAN 1979
at Newport News Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. Newport News VA
MAR 1981 - Launch Date: 21 MAR 1981
SEP 1982 - Commissioned: 25 SEP 1982
SEP 1982 - APR 1984 Panama Canal
JAN 1987 - JUN 1987 West Pac
JUL 1988 - DEC 1988 West Pac
JUN 1989 - JUN 1989 Sinking of Tug Boat BARCONA (Loss of one (1) Life)
JUN 1989 - JUL 1989 Filmed the Hunt for Red October
JUN 1989 - JUL 1989 Filmed the Printed Material
JUL 1989 - JUL 1989 Flooding Casualty (PACNORWEST Area) (Hunt for Red October)
MAR 1990 - SEP 1991 Depot Modernization Period - Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard
NOV 1992 - MAY 1993 West Pac
MAR 1993 - Shellback Initiation - 22 MAR 1993 - Pacific Ocean

SSN-713 General Specifications

Class: Los Angeles class submarine

Named for: City of Houston

Complement: 12 Officers and 98 Enlisted

Displacement: 5744 tons

Length: 362 feet

Beam: 32 feet 10 inches