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USS Ohio (SSGN 726)

- formerly SSBN 726 -

USS OHIO is the first TRIDENT - class nuclear powered submarine and the fourth United States vessel to bear the name of the 17th state of the union. USS OHIO has already completed more than 50 patrols. On December 9, 2001, she successfully launched four Trident I C4 missiles.

On November 15, 2003, conversion started to modify the USS OHIO to carry 154 conventional cruise missiles instead of 24 Trident missiles. Conversion was finished in late 2005, and the OHIO was redesignated SSGN 726. As an SSGN, the OHIO is now also able to support operations of up to 66 Special Forces Personnel for up to 90 days. OHIO rejoined the fleet on January 9, 2006.

General Characteristics:Keel Laid: April 10, 1976
Launched: April 7, 1979
Commissioned: November 11, 1981
Builder: General Dynamics Electric Boat Division, Groton, Conn.
Propulsion system: one nuclear reactor
Propellers: one
Length: 560 feet (171 meters)
Beam: 42 feet (12.8 meters)
Draft: 36,5 feet (11.1 meters)
Displacement: Surfaced: approx. 16,765 tons
Submerged: approx. 18,750 tons
Speed: 20+ knots
Armament: Tomahawk missiles, Mk-48 torpedoes, four torpedo tubes
Homeport: Bangor, Wash.
Crew: 17 Officers, 15 Chief Petty Officers and 122 Enlisted


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Crew List:

This section contains the names of sailors who served aboard USS OHIO. It is no official listing but contains the names of sailors who submitted their information.


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USS OHIO Patch Gallery:

1st Patrol - Blue Crew50 Patrols


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The photo below was taken by Ian Johnson and shows OHIO at Fremantle, Australia, on January 1, 2010.



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