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USS BUFFALO

(SSN-715)

Silent Thunder

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USS BUFFALO (SSN-715) - a Los Angeles class submarine

In Commission 1983 to Present

SSN-715 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JAN 1980 Keel Date: 25 JAN 1980
at Newport News Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. Newport News VA
MAY 1982 Launch Date: 8 MAY 1982
NOV 1983 Commissioned: 5 NOV 1983
NOV 1984 - Shellback Initiation - 5 NOV 1984 - Pacific Ocean

SSN-715 General Specifications

Class: Los Angeles class submarine

Complement: 12 Officers and 98 Enlisted

Displacement: 5771 tons

Length: 362 feet

Beam: 32 feet 10 inches

Draft: 31 feet 10 in



USS BUFFALO (SSN-715)



The third Buffalo (SSN-688) keel was laid on 25 January 1980 at Newport News, Virginia, by Newport News Shipbuilding and Drydock Company, launched 8 May 1982 and commissioned 5 November 1983.

[Note: The above USS BUFFALO (SSN-715) history may, or may not, contain text provided by crew members of the USS BUFFALO (SSN-715), or by other non-crew members, and text from the Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships]