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USS Flying Fish (SSN 673)

- decommissioned -

USS FLYING FISH was one of the STURGEON - class attack submarines and the third ship in the Navy to bear the name. Both decommissioned and stricken from the Navy list on May 16, 1996, the FLYING FISH subsequently entered the Navy's Nuclear Powered Ship and Submarine Recycling Program Recycling at the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard at Bremerton, Wash. Recycling was finished on October 15, 1996.

General Characteristics:Awarded: July 15, 1966
Keel Laid: June 30, 1967
Launched: May 17, 1969
Commissioned: April 29, 1970
Decommissioned: May 16, 1996
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 FLYING FISH. It is no official listing but contains the names of sailors who submitted their information.


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