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USS Queenfish (SSN 651)

- decommissioned -

One of the STURGEON - class fast attack submarines, the USS QUEENFISH was the second ship in the Navy to bear the name. Both decommissioned and stricken from the Navy list on April 14, 1992, the USS QUEENFISH entered the Navy's Nuclear Powered Ship and Submarine Recycling Program at the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, Bremerton, Wash., on May 1, 1992. Recycling was finished on April 7, 1993.

General Characteristics:Awarded: March 26, 1963
Keel Laid: May 11, 1964
Launched: February 25, 1966
Commissioned: December 6, 1966
Decommissioned: April 14, 1992
Builder: Newport News Shipbuilding & Drydock Co., Newport News, Va.
Propulsion system: one S5W2 nuclear reactor
Propellers: one
Length: 292 feet (89 meters)
Beam: 31.7 feet (9.65 meters)
Draft: 29.2 feet (8.9 meters)
Displacement: Surfaced: approx. 4,250 tons
Submerged: approx. 4,700 tons
Speed: Surfaced: approx. 15 knots
Submerged: approx. 30 knots
Armament: four 533 mm torpedo tubes for Mk-48 torpedoes, Harpoon, Tomahawk, and SUBROC missiles, ability to lay mines
Crew: 12 Officers, 95 Enlisted


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Crew List:

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


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