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USS Tunny (SSN 682)

- decommissioned -

USS TUNNY was the 34th STURGEON - class attack submarine and the second ship in the Navy named after any of several oceanic fishes resembling the mackerel. Deactivated while still in commission on October 1, 1997, the TUNNY entered the Navy's Nuclear Powered Ship and Submarine Recycling Program at the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard the same day. Both decommissioned and stricken from the Navy list on March 13, 1998, recycling of the TUNNY was completed on October 27, 1998.

General Characteristics:Awarded: June 25, 1968
Keel Laid: May 22, 1970
Launched: June 10, 1972
Commissioned: January 26, 1974
Decommissioned: March 13, 1998
Builder: Ingalls Shipbuilding, Pascagoula, Miss.
Propulsion system: one S5W2 nuclear reactor
Propellers: one
Length: 302 feet (91.5 meters)
Beam: 31.7 feet (9.65 meters)
Draft: 29.2 feet (8.9 meters)
Displacement: Surfaced: approx. 4,460 tons
Submerged: approx. 4,960 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 TUNNY. It is no official listing but contains the names of sailors who submitted their information.


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