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U.S.S. PITTSBURGH

(SSN-720)

HEART OF STEEL

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USS PITTSBURGH (SSN-720) - a Los Angeles-class submarine

In Commission 1985 to Present

SSN-720 Deployments - Major Events

Add a SSN-720 Shellback Initiation Add a SSN-720 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
APR 1983 Keel Date: 15 APR 1983
at General Dynamics Electric Boat Groton CT
DEC 1984 Launch Date: 8 DEC 1984
NOV 1985 Commissioned: 23 NOV 1985
JUL 1987 - JAN 1988 Mediterranean
NOV 1990 - FEB 1991 Desert Storm
OCT 1991 - OCT 1991 North Atlantic
APR 1992 - AUG 1992 Blue Nose - Artic Circle
OCT 1995 - FEB 1996 Panama Canal
NOV 1995 - Shellback Initiation - 23 NOV 1995 - Pacific Ocean
JUL 1996 - DEC 1996 Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
JAN 2003 - APR 2003 Operation Iraqi Freedom/Operation Enduring Freedom
JUL 2008 - OCT 2008 South America
OCT 2008 - FEB 2009 North Atlantic-Med-Indian Ocean

SSN-720 General Specifications

Class: Los Angeles-class submarine

Named for: The City of Pittsburgh

Complement: 12 Officers and 98 Enlisted

Displacement: 5802 tons

Length: 362 feet

Beam: 32 feet 10 inches

Flank Speed: Surfaced:20 knots