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USS New York City (SSN 696)

- decommissioned -



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
Propellers: one
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


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Crew List:

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.


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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.



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