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USS Indianapolis (SSN 697)

- decommissioned -



USS INDIANAPOLIS was the tenth LOS ANGELES class attack submarine and was homeported in Pearl Harbor, HI.

General Characteristics:Awarded: January 24, 1972
Keel Laid: October 19, 1974
Launched: July 30, 1977
Commissioned: January 5, 1980
Decommissioned: December 22, 1998
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 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 INDIANAPOLIS. 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 a number of decommissioned nuclear-powered attack submarines laid up at the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, Bremerton, Wash. The photo was taken from Port Orchard, Wash., on May 12, 2012. The submarines' names are on the photo.



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