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USS Billfish (SSN 676)

- decommissioned -

One of the STURGEON - class attack submarines, the USS BILLFISH was the second ship in the Navy to bear the name. Both decommissioned and stricken from the Navy list on July 1, 1999, the USS BILLFISH subsequently entered the Navy's Nuclear Powered Ship and Submarine Recycling Program Recycling at the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, Bremerton, Wa. Recycling of the submarine was finished on April 21, 2000.

General Characteristics:Awarded: July 15, 1966
Keel Laid: September 20, 1968
Launched: May 1, 1970
Commissioned: March 12, 1971
Decommissioned: July 1, 1999
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 BILLFISH. It is no official listing but contains the names of sailors who submitted their information.


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