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U.S.S. BARBEL

(SS-580)

DEUS ET PATRIA

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USS BARBEL (SS-580) - a Barbel-class diesel-electric submarine

In Commission 1959 to 1989

SS-580 Deployments - Major Events

Add a SS-580 Shellback Initiation Add a SS-580 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
MAY1956-Keel Date: 18 MAY 1956
at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Kittery ME
JUL1958-Launch Date: 19 JUL 1958
JAN1959-Commissioned: 17 JAN 1959
OCT1962-MAR1963West Pac
OCT1965-Shellback Initiation - 22 OCT 1965 - Pacific Ocean
SEP1966-Shellback Initiation - 29 SEP 1966 - Pacific Ocean
DEC1966-JUN1967West Pac-Viet Nam
DEC1966-JUN1967West Pac
JAN1967-JAN1969Regular Overhaul
JUL1969-DEC1969West Pac-Viet Nam
SEP1970-JUN1971West Pac-Viet Nam
JUN1972-DEC1972West Pac
JUN1974-DEC1974West Pac-Viet Nam
AUG1977-JAN1978West Pac
JUN1979-NOV1979West Pac
DEC1980-MAY1981West Pac
SEP1984-APR1985Dry-Pack 84-85
SEP1985-OCT1989West Pac
DEC1989-Decommissioned: 4 DEC 1989

SS-580 General Specifications

Class: Barbel-class diesel-electric submarine

Complement: 10 Officers and 69 Enlisted

Displacement: 1744 tons

Length: 219 feet 6 inches

Beam: 29 feet

Draft: 25 feet

Final Disposition: Sunk as a target 30 January 2001