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The USS ASHEVILLE (SSN-758), a Los Angeles class submarine, was commissioned on 28 SEP 1991. USS ASHEVILLE serves her country from her homeport of Naval Base Point Loma, San Diego, California.

The USS ASHEVILLE (SSN-758) deployment history and significant events of her service career follow:

SSN-758 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JAN 1987 - Keel Date: 9 JAN 1987
at Newport News Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. Newport News VA
FEB 1990 - Launch Date: 24 FEB 1990
SEP 1991 - Commissioned: 28 SEP 1991
JAN 2002 - JUN 2007 West Pac

SSN-758 General Specifications

Class: Los Angeles-class submarine

Named for: Asheville NC

Complement: 20 Officers and 110 Enlisted

Displacement: 6000 tons

Length: 362 feet

Beam: 33 feet

Flank Speed: Surfaced:20 knots


The fourth Asheville (SSN-758) was laid down on 14 January 1987 at Newport News, Va., by the Newport News Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. Her launching was projected for June 1990 and her completion for late 1991.

[Note: The above USS ASHEVILLE (SSN-758) history may, or may not, contain text provided by crew members of the USS ASHEVILLE (SSN-758), or by other non-crew members, and text from the Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships]