USS DANIEL WEBSTER was the ninth LAFAYETTE - class nuclear powered fleet ballistic missile submarine and the only submarine in her class with its diving planes not located on the sail but forward on the bow. Decommissioned and stricken from the Navy list on August 30, 1990, the DANIEL WEBSTER was subsequently converted to a Dockside Trainer (S5W Prototype facility), located at Naval Nuclear Power Training Unit, Charleston, SC.
|General Characteristics:||Awarded: February 3, 1961|
|Keel laid: December 28, 1961|
|Launched: April 27, 1963|
|Commissioned: April 9, 1964|
|Decommissioned: August 30, 1990|
|Builder: Electric Boat Works Division of General Dynamics, Groton, CT.|
|Propulsion system: one S5W nuclear reactor|
|Length: 425 feet (129.6 meters)|
|Beam: 33 feet (10 meters)|
|Draft: 31.5 feet (9.6 meters)|
|Armament: 16 vertical tubes for Polaris or Poseidon missiles, four 21" torpedo tubes for Mk-48 torpedoes, Mk-14/16 torpedoes, Mk-37 torpedoes and Mk-45 nuclear torpedoes|
|Crew: 13 Officers and 130 Enlisted (two crews)|
This section contains the names of sailors who served aboard USS DANIEL WEBSTER. It is no official listing but contains the names of sailors who submitted their information.
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