USS NEW YORK CITY was the ninth LOS ANGELES class attack submarine and was homeported in Pearl Harbor, HI. Stricken from the Navy list on April 30, 1997, the submarine is scheduled to be disposed of by submarine recycling.
|General Characteristics:||Awarded: January 24, 1972|
|Keel Laid: December 15, 1973|
|Launched: June 18, 1977|
|Commissioned: March 3, 1979|
|Decommissioned: April 30, 1997|
|Builder: Electric Boat Division of General Dynamics Corporation, Groton, CT.|
|Propulsion system: one nuclear reactor|
|Length: 360 feet (109.73 meters)|
|Beam: 33 feet (10 meters)|
|Draft: 32,15 feet (9.8 meters)|
|Displacement: Surfaced: approx. 6,000 tons|
|Submerged: approx. 6,900 tons|
|Speed: Surfaced: approx. 15 knots|
|Submerged: approx. 32 knots|
|Armament: four 533 mm torpedo tubes for Mk-48 torpedoes, Harpoon and Tomahawk missiles|
|Cost: approx. $900 million|
|Crew: 12 Officers, 115 Enlisted|
This section contains the names of sailors who served aboard USS NEW YORK CITY. It is no official listing but contains the names of sailors who submitted their information.
USS NEW YORK CITY Image Gallery:
The photo below was taken by me and shows the NEW YORK CITY laid up behind the decommissioned USS NARWHAL (SSN 671) at the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, Bremerton, Wash. The photo was taken on March 14, 2010.