CGN-37 USS South Carolina

US US Navy




1975 to 1999    


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History of US CGN-37 USS South Carolina

1968-jun-13Ordered
1970-dec-1Laid down
1972-jul-1Launched
1975-jan-25Commissionedas DLGN-37
1975-jun-30reclassified as CGN-37
1996DeploymentAdriatic Sea IFOR (implementation force)
1999-jul-30Decommissioned
2000-marFate: scrappednuclear vessels recycling program
2014-sep-18Reunion all hands in Virginia Beach contact Paul LaFond on facebook.

Specifications

   

    from California class
580crew
10800full load (tn)
179length (m)
19beam (m)
9.60draught (m)
30max speed (knots)
2Naval Engine nuclear - pressurised water reactor
2Missile Launcher Mk 13
2Missile Launcher Mk 141 quad Harpoon
2Naval Gun Mark 45 5/54 inch (127mm)
1Torpedo Launchers Mk 16 8-cell ASROC

Aircraft

   

    Typical Max
Landing platform only. No hangar


The Max option implies only aircraft of this model onboard    

Builder

   

US Newport News Shipbuilding,



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