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USS San Juan (SSN 751)

USS SAN JUAN is the 40th LOS ANGELES - class Attack Submarine and the first improved submarine in her class. SAN JUAN and all following submarines in the class are quieter, incorporate an advanced BSY-1 sonar suite combat system and the ability to lay mines from their torpedo tubes. They are configured for under-ice operations in that their forward diving planes have been moved from the sail structure to the bow and the sail has been strengthened for breaking through ice.

General Characteristics:Awarded: November 30, 1982
Keel laid: August 9, 1985
Launched: December 6, 1986
Commissioned: August 6, 1988
Builder: Electric Boat Division of General Dynamics Corporation, Groton, Conn.
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. 6,255 tons
Submerged: approx. 7,102 tons
Speed: Surfaced: approx. 15 knots
Submerged: approx. 32 knots
Armament: Tomahawk missiles from 12 VLS-tubes, four 533 mm torpedo tubes for Mk-48 torpedoes, Harpoon missiles, ability to lay mines
Cost: approx. $900 million
Homeport: Groton, Conn.
Crew: 12 Officers, 115 Enlisted


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Crew List:

This section contains the names of sailors who served aboard USS SAN JUAN. It is no official listing but contains the names of sailors who submitted their information.


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Accidents aboard USS SAN JUAN:

DateWhereEvents
March 19, 1998off Long Island, NYUSS KENTUCKY (SSBN 737) collides with the USS SAN JUAN while operating off Long Island, NY. At the time of the accident, the KENTUCKY was at the surface while the SAN JUAN was submerged. Only minor damage and no injuries are reported.


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