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USS Seahorse (SSN 669)

- decommissioned -

Named after the small fish whose head and upper body suggest the head and neck of a horse, the USS SEAHORSE was the 21st STURGEON - class nuclear-powered attack submarine. The USS SEAHORSE was deactivated on March 1, 1995, and entered the Navy's Nuclear Powered Ship and Submarine Recycling Program at the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard at Bremerton, Wash., the same day. Officially decommissioned and stricken from the Navy list on August 17, 1995, the recycling of the SEAHORSE was completed on September 30, 1996.

General Characteristics:Awarded: March 9, 1965
Keel Laid: August 13, 1966
Launched: June 15, 1968
Commissioned: September 19, 1969
Decommissioned: August 17, 1995
Builder: Electric Boat Division of General Dynamics Corporation, Groton, CT.
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 SEAHORSE. It is no official listing but contains the names of sailors who submitted their information.


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