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Attack Submarines - SSN

Nuclear powered attack submarines are designed to find and destroy enemy submarines and surface vessels. Modern US Navy attack submarines are also equipped with Tomahawk cruise missiles which give them an additional land attack capability.

Click here for a general comparison of major US SSN classes.

Nautilus SSN 571 - class



Ship's NameHull NumberHomeport / Status
NAUTILUSSSN 571decommissioned



Seawolf SSN 575 - class



Ship's NameHull NumberHomeport / Status
SEAWOLFSSN 575decommissioned



Skate SSN 578 - class



Ship's NameHull NumberHomeport / Status
SKATESSN 578decommissioned
SWORDFISHSSN 579decommissioned
SARGOSSN 583decommissioned
SEADRAGONSSN 584decommissioned



Triton SSN 586 - class



Ship's NameHull NumberHomeport / Status
TRITONSSN 586decommissioned



Skipjack SSN 585 - class



Ship's NameHull NumberHomeport / Status
SKIPJACKSSN 585decommissioned
SCAMPSSN 588decommissioned
SCORPIONSSN 589lost in May 1968
SCULPINSSN 590decommissioned
SHARKSSN 591decommissioned
SNOOKSSN 592decommissioned



Halibut SSN 587 - class



Ship's NameHull NumberHomeport / Status
HALIBUTSSN 587decommissioned



Tullibee SSN 597 - class



Ship's NameHull NumberHomeport / Status
TULLIBEESSN 597decommissioned



Permit SSN 594 - class



Ship's NameHull NumberHomeport / Status
THRESHERSSN 593lost on April 10, 1963
PERMITSSN 594decommissioned
PLUNGERSSN 595decommissioned
BARBSSN 596decommissioned
POLLACKSSN 603decommissioned
HADDOSSN 604decommissioned
JACKSSN 605decommissioned
TINOSASSN 606decommissioned
DACESSN 607decommissioned
GUARDFISHSSN 612decommissioned
FLASHERSSN 613decommissioned
GREENLINGSSN 614decommissioned
GATOSSN 615decommissioned
HADDOCKSSN 621decommissioned



Sturgeon SSN 637 - class



Ship's NameHull NumberHomeport / Status
STURGEONSSN 637decommissioned
WHALESSN 638decommissioned
TAUTOGSSN 639decommissioned
GRAYLINGSSN 646decommissioned
POGYSSN 647decommissioned
ASPROSSN 648decommissioned
SUNFISHSSN 649decommissioned
PARGOSSN 650decommissioned
QUEENFISHSSN 651decommissioned
PUFFERSSN 652decommissioned
RAYSSN 653decommissioned
SAND LANCESSN 660decommissioned
LAPONSSN 661decommissioned
GURNARDSSN 662decommissioned
HAMMERHEADSSN 663decommissioned
SEA DEVILSSN 664decommissioned
GUITARROSSN 665decommissioned
HAWKBILLSSN 666decommissioned
BERGALLSSN 667decommissioned
SPADEFISHSSN 668decommissioned
SEAHORSESSN 669decommissioned
FINBACKSSN 670decommissioned
NARWHALSSN 671decommissioned
PINTADOSSN 672decommissioned
FLYING FISHSSN 673decommissioned
TREPANGSSN 674decommissioned
BLUEFISHSSN 675decommissioned
BILLFISHSSN 676decommissioned
DRUMSSN 677decommissioned
ARCHERFISHSSN 678decommissioned
SILVERSIDESSSN 679decommissioned
WILLIAM H. BATESSSN 680decommissioned
BATFISHSSN 681decommissioned
TUNNYSSN 682decommissioned
PARCHESSN 683decommissioned
CAVALLASSN 684decommissioned
L. MENDEL RIVERSSSN 686decommissioned
RICHARD B. RUSSELLSSN 687decommissioned



Glenard P. Lipscomb SSN 685 - class



Ship's NameHull NumberHomeport / Status
GLENARD P. LIPSCOMBSSN 685decommissioned



Los Angeles SSN 688 - class



Ship's NameHull NumberHomeport / Status
LOS ANGELESSSN 688inactivated
BATON ROUGESSN 689decommissioned
PHILADELPHIASSN 690decommissioned
MEMPHISSSN 691decommissioned
OMAHASSN 692decommissioned
CINCINNATISSN 693decommissioned
GROTONSSN 694decommissioned
BIRMINGHAMSSN 695decommissioned
NEW YORK CITYSSN 696decommissioned
INDIANAPOLISSSN 697decommissioned
BREMERTONSSN 698Pearl Harbor, HI
JACKSONVILLESSN 699Pearl Harbor, HI
DALLASSSN 700Groton, Conn.
LA JOLLASSN 701Pearl Harbor, HI
PHOENIXSSN 702decommissioned
BOSTONSSN 703decommissioned
BALTIMORESSN 704decommissioned
CITY OF CORPUS CHRISTISSN 705Pearl Harbor, HI
ALBUQUERQUESSN 706San Diego, CA
PORTSMOUTHSSN 707decommissioned
MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAULSSN 708decommissioned
HYMAN G. RICKOVERSSN 709decommissioned
AUGUSTASSN 710decommissioned
SAN FRANCISCOSSN 711San Diego, CA
ATLANTASSN 712decommissioned
HOUSTONSSN 713Pearl Harbor, HI
NORFOLKSSN 714Norfolk, VA
BUFFALOSSN 715Pearl Harbor, HI
SALT LAKE CITYSSN 716decommissioned
OLYMPIASSN 717Pearl Harbor, HI
HONOLULUSSN 718decommissioned
PROVIDENCESSN 719Groton, Conn.
PITTSBURGHSSN 720Groton, Conn.
CHICAGOSSN 721Guam
KEY WESTSSN 722Guam
OKLAHOMA CITYSSN 723Guam
LOUISVILLESSN 724Pearl Harbor, HI
HELENASSN 725Norfolk, VA
NEWPORT NEWSSSN 750Norfolk, VA


Improved Los Angeles SSN 688i - class



Ship's NameHull NumberHomeport / Status
SAN JUANSSN 751Groton, Conn.
PASADENASSN 752San Diego, CA
ALBANYSSN 753Norfolk, VA
TOPEKASSN 754San Diego, CA
MIAMISSN 755deactivated
SCRANTONSSN 756Norfolk, VA
ALEXANDRIASSN 757Groton, Conn.
ASHEVILLESSN 758San Diego, CA
JEFFERSON CITYSSN 759San Diego, CA
ANNAPOLISSSN 760Groton, Conn.
SPRINGFIELDSSN 761Groton, Conn.
COLUMBUSSSN 762Pearl Harbor, HI
SANTA FESSN 763Pearl Harbor, HI
BOISESSN 764Norfolk, VA
MONTPELIERSSN 765Norfolk, VA
CHARLOTTESSN 766Pearl Harbor, HI
HAMPTONSSN 767San Diego, CA
HARTFORDSSN 768Groton, Conn.
TOLEDOSSN 769Groton, Conn.
TUCSONSSN 770Pearl Harbor, HI
COLUMBIASSN 771Pearl Harbor, HI
GREENEVILLESSN 772Pearl Harbor, HI
CHEYENNESSN 773Pearl Harbor, HI



Seawolf SSN 21 - class



Ship's NameHull NumberHomeport / Status
SEAWOLFSSN 21Bremerton, WA
CONNECTICUTSSN 22Bremerton, WA
JIMMY CARTERSSN 23Bangor, WA



Virginia SSN 774 - class



Ship's NameHull NumberHomeport / Status
VIRGINIASSN 774Groton, Conn.
TEXASSSN 775Pearl Harbor, HI.
HAWAIISSN 776Pearl Harbor, HI.
NORTH CAROLINASSN 777Pearl Harbor, HI.
NEW HAMPSHIRESSN 778Groton, Conn.
NEW MEXICOSSN 779Groton, Conn.
MISSOURISSN 780Groton, Conn.
CALIFORNIASSN 781Groton, Conn.
MISSISSIPPISSN 782Groton, Conn.
MINNESOTASSN 783Groton, Conn.
NORTH DAKOTASSN 784under construction
JOHN WARNERSSN 785authorized
ILLINOISSSN 786authorized
WASHINGTONSSN 787authorized
COLORADOSSN 788authorized
INDIANASSN 789authorized
SOUTH DAKOTASSN 790authorized
 SSN 791authorized



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