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USS Nevada (SSBN 733)



USS NEVADA is the eighth ship in the OHIO class of Fleet Ballistic Missile Submarines and the first submarine in the Navy to bear the name of the state.


General Characteristics:Keel Laid:August 8, 1983
Launched: September 14, 1985
Commissioned: August 16, 1986
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: 24 tubes for Trident I and II, Mk-48 torpedoes, four torpedo tubes
Homeport: Bangor, Wash.
Crew: 17 Officers, 15 Chief Petty Officers and 122 Enlisted (2 crews)


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Crew List:

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


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Accidents of USS NEVADA:

DateWhereEvents
1987off the US West Coast
In late June or early July, USS NEVADA suffers a breakdown while conducting routine operations following the improper installation of a power transmission gear during a February to April maintenance stop at Newport News Shipyard, Va. The damage is estimated at several million dollars and causes NEVADA to cancel a special call at its new home port of Bangor, Wash. In response to queries the Navy say "The safety of the ship and crew was never an issue and the ship is continuing its operations."


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