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  • CGN-37 USS South Carolina

    US US Navy




    1975 to 1999    



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    Call Sign: NLVQ


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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
    1975-aug-19DeploymentNS Norfolk departed Norfolk VA, for 1 month N Atlantic deployment, as escort to USS Nimitz until 15 Sep.
    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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