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USS Sculpin (SSN 590)

- decommissioned -

USS SCULPIN was the fourth SKIPJACK - class nuclear-powered attack submarine and the second ship in the Navy to be named after the fish. Decommissioned on August 3, 1990, and stricken from the Navy list on August 30, 1990, the SCULPIN spent the following years at the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, Bremerton, Wash., awaiting to enter the Navy’s Nuclear Powered Ship and Submarine Recycling Program. Recycling of SCULPIN started on October 1, 2000, and was completed on October 30, 2001.

General Characteristics:Awarded: January 18, 1957
Keel laid: February 3, 1959
Launched: March 31, 1960
Commissioned: June 1, 1961
Decommissioned: August 3, 1990
Builder: Ingalls Shipbuilding, Pascagoula, Miss.
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 SCULPIN. It is no official listing but contains the names of sailors who submitted their information.


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