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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
JAN1979-Keel Date: 29 JAN 1979
at Newport News Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. Newport News VA
MAR1981-Launch Date: 21 MAR 1981
SEP1982-Commissioned: 25 SEP 1982
SEP1982-APR1984Panama Canal
JAN1987-JUN1987West Pac
JUL1988-DEC1988West Pac
JUN1989-JUN1989Sinking of Tug Boat BARCONA (Loss of one (1) Life)
JUN1989-JUL1989Filmed the Hunt for Red October
JUN1989-JUL1989Filmed the Printed Material
JUL1989-JUL1989Flooding Casualty (PACNORWEST Area) (Hunt for Red October)
MAR1990-SEP1991Depot Modernization Period - Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard
NOV1992-MAY1993West Pac
MAR1993-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