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USS Scamp (SSN 588)

- decommissioned -

USS SCAMP was the second SKIPJACK - class nuclear-powered attack submarine and the second ship in the Navy to be named after the fish. Both decommissioned and stricken from the Navy list on April 28, 1988, the SCAMP later entered the Navy’s Nuclear Powered Ship and Submarine Recycling Program at the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, Bremerton, Wash., and finished it on September 30, 1991.

General Characteristics:Awarded: July 23, 1957
Keel laid: January 23, 1959
Launched: October 8, 1960
Commissioned: June 5, 1961
Decommissioned: April 28, 1988
Builder: Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Vallejo, Calif.
Propulsion system: one S5W nuclear reactor
Propellers: one
Length: 251.64 feet (76.7 meters)
Beam: 31.5 feet (9.6 meters)
Draft: 27.9 feet (8.5 meters)
Displacement: Surfaced: approx. 2,880 tons     Submerged: approx. 3,500 tons
Speed: Surfaced: approx. 15 knots     Submerged: approx. 30 knots
Armament: six 533 mm torpedo tubes
Crew: 8 Officers, 85 Enlisted


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Crew List:

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


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