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USS Rhode Island (SSBN 740)



USS RHODE ISLAND is the 15th TRIDENT class Fleet Ballistic Submarine and the third U.S. Naval ship to be named in honor of the 13th state of the Union.

General Characteristics:Keel Laid: December 1, 1990
Launched: July 17, 1993
Commissioned: July 9, 1994
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: Kings Bay, Georgia
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 RHODE ISLAND. It is no official listing but contains the names of sailors who submitted their information.


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