One of the PERMIT - class nuclear-powered attack submarines, the USS POLLACK was the second ship in the Navy to bear the name of the fish. Both decommissioned and stricken from the Navy list on March 1, 1989, the USS POLLACK later entered the Navy's Nuclear Powered Ship and Submarine Recycling Program at the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, Bremerton, Wash. Recycling was completed on February 17, 1995.
|General Characteristics:||Awarded: March 3, 1959|
|Keel laid: March 14, 1960|
|Launched: March 17, 1962|
|Commissioned: May 26, 1964|
|Decommissioned: March 1, 1989|
|Builder: New York Shipbuilding Corp., Camden, N.J.|
|Propulsion system: one S5W2 nuclear reactor|
|Length: 278.5 feet (84.9 meters)|
|Beam: 32.15 feet (9.8 meters)|
|Draft: 28.9 feet (8.8 meters)|
|Displacement: Surfaced: approx. 3,600 tons Submerged: approx. 4,300 tons|
|Speed: Surfaced: approx. 20 knots Submerged: approx. 30 knots|
|Armament: four 533 mm torpedo tubes for SUBROC, Mk-48 torpedoes, Harpoon and Tomahawk missiles|
|Crew: 12 Officers, 91 Enlisted|
This section contains the names of sailors who served aboard USS POLLACK. It is no official listing but contains the names of sailors who submitted their information.
Accidents aboard USS POLLACK:
|August 25, 1976||eastern channel of the Tsushima Strait|
USS POLLACK snags the nets of Japanese fishing boats. Two boats cut away and abandon their nets. The POLLACK suffers no major damage and there is no known damage to the fishing boats.