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USS Cavalla (SSN 684)

- decommissioned -

One of the STURGEON - class nuclear-powered attack submarines, the USS CAVALLA was the second ship in the Navy to bear the name. Both decommissioned and stricken from the Navy list on March 30, 1998, the CAVALLA was subsequently disposed of by submarine recycling at the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, Bremerton, Wa. Recycling was finished on November 11, 2000.

General Characteristics:Awarded: July 24, 1968
Keel Laid: June 4, 1970
Launched: February 19, 1972
Commissioned: February 9, 1973
Decommissioned: March 30, 1998
Builder: Electric Boat Division of General Dynamics Corporation, Groton, CT.
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. 4,250 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 CAVALLA. It is no official listing but contains the names of sailors who submitted their information.


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