U.S.S. CHICAGO

(SSN-721)

WINDY CITY

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USS CHICAGO (SSN-721) - a Los Angeles-class submarine

In Commission 1986 to Present

SSN-721 Deployments - Major Events

Add a SSN-721 Shellback Initiation Add a SSN-721 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JAN 1983 - Keel Date: 5 JAN 1983
at Newport News Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. Newport News VA
OCT 1984 - Launch Date: 13 OCT 1984
SEP 1986 - Commissioned: 27 SEP 1986
JUN 1988 - Shellback Initiation - 17 JUN 1988 - Pacific Ocean
FEB 1991 - APR 1991 Desert Storm
APR 1992 - Shellback Initiation - 25 APR 1992 - Pacific Ocean
NOV 1995 - Shellback Initiation - 15 NOV 1995 - Pacific Ocean

SSN-721 General Specifications

Class: Los Angeles-class submarine

Named for: The City of Chicago

Complement: 12 Officers and 98 Enlisted

Displacement: 5759 tons

Length: 362 feet

Beam: 33 feet

Flank Speed: Surfaced:20 knots