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U.S.S. HENRY CLAY

(SSBN-625)

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USS HENRY CLAY (SSBN-625) - a Lafayette-class

In Commission 1964 to 1990

SSBN-625 Deployments - Major Events

Add a SSBN-625 Shellback Initiation Add a SSBN-625 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
OCT1961-Keel Date: 23 OCT 1961
at Newport News Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. Newport News VA
NOV1962-Launch Date: 30 NOV 1962
FEB1964-Commissioned: 20 FEB 1964
DEC1966-FEB1967Blue Nose - Arctic Circle
JAN1968-MAY1969Regular Overhaul
MAY1969-MAY1975Middle Pacific
APR1975-JUL1977Refueing & Poseidon Conversion Overhaul @ Postsmouth NSY
MAY1975-SEP1995Desert Storm
JAN1978-JUN1981North Atlantic
SEP1985-DEC1985Mediterranean
JAN1987-JUN1987Dry Dock
NOV1990-Decommissioned: 5 NOV 1990

SSBN-625 General Specifications

Class: Lafayette-class

Named for: Henry Clay (1777–1852)

Complement: 13 Officers and 130 Enlisted

Displacement: 7250 tons

Length: 425 feet

Beam: 33 feet

Flank Speed: 20 knots

Final Disposition: Scrapping via Ship-Submarine Recycling Program completed 30 September 1997