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USS Nebraska (SSBN 739)

USS NEBRASKA is the 14th ship in the OHIO class and the third U.S. Naval ship to be named in honor of the 37th state of the Union.

General Characteristics:Keel Laid: May 26, 1987
Launched: August 15, 1992
Commissioned: July 10, 1993
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, WA
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 NEBRASKA. It is no official listing but contains the names of sailors who submitted their information.


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Notes of Interest:Although there are approx. 150 sailors aboard USS NEBRASKA, there are only two washing machines aboard.


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Accidents aboard USS DEYO:

DateWhereEvents
September 20, 2008off Oahu, Hi.
A sailor is mortally injured in an accident while the NEBRASKA is operating submerged. The petty officer tried to clean spaces in the submarine's aft auxiliary area. He went beyond posted warning signs and worked in dangerous proximity to moving components of the rudder ram. As the NEBRASKA commenced a left turn, the sailor was entangled and pinned in the rudder ram suffering traumatic injuries to his pelvis. Emergency medical treatment was initiated immediately and the sailor was medevaced from the submarine, however, he died before reaching the hospital on board a Coast Guard helicopter.


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