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ETHAN ALLEN CLASS SUBMARINES FACT SHEET

 

Written and Edited by Cliff Lethbridge

 

ETHAN ALLEN CLASS SUBMARINES

 

Launch Status: Retired

 

Number Placed In Service: 5

 

Length: 410 Feet

 

Beam: 33 Feet

 

Surface Displacement: 6,900 Tons

 

Submerged Displacement: 7,900 Tons

 

Propulsion: Steam Turbine Powered by Water-Cooled Nuclear Reactors

 

Torpedoes: 4 Bow Torpedo Tubes

 

Officer Berths: 15

 

Enlisted Berths: 130

 

Missile Capacity: 16

 

Launch Tubes: 16 Tubes Midship

 

Launch Control: Air Ejection

 

Fire Control System: Mk 80

 

Navigation System: 2 Mk 2 Mod 3 SINS and Satellite Receiver

 

SSBN 608 USS ETHAN ALLEN

 

Date Commissioned: August 8, 1961

 

Date Decommissioned: March 31, 1986

 

First Cape Launch: October 16, 1961

 

Final Cape Launch: August 9, 1974

 

Total Number of Cape Launches: 27

 

Vehicles Launched: Polaris A1, Polaris A2, Polaris A3

 

Current Status: Dismantled

 

SSBN 609 USS SAM HOUSTON

 

Date Commissioned: March 6, 1962

 

Date Decommissioned: August 12, 1991

 

First Cape Launch: April 25, 1962

 

Final Cape Launch: April 26, 1975

 

Total Number of Cape Launches: 19

 

Vehicles Launched: Polaris A2, Polaris A3

 

Current Status: Dismantled

 

SSBN 610 USS THOMAS A. EDISON

 

Date Commissioned: March 10, 1962

 

Date Decommissioned: December 1, 1983

 

First Cape Launch: May 23, 1962

 

Final Cape Launch: April 12, 1975

 

Total Number of Cape Launches: 17

 

Vehicles Launched: Polaris A2, Polaris A3

 

Current Status: Dismantled

 

SSBN 611 USS JOHN MARSHALL

 

Date Commissioned: May 21, 1962

 

Date Decommissioned: July 22, 1992

 

First Cape Launch: July 12, 1962

 

Final Cape Launch: September 18, 1976

 

Total Number of Cape Launches: 23

 

Vehicles Launched: Polaris A2, Polaris A3

 

Current Status: Dismantled

 

SSBN 618 USS THOMAS JEFFERSON

 

Date Commissioned: January 4, 1963

 

Date Decommissioned: February 1, 1985

 

First Cape Launch: February 21, 1963

 

Final Cape Launch: March 29, 1976

 

Total Number of Cape Launches: 14

 

Vehicles Launched: Polaris A2, Polaris A3

 

Current Status: Dismantled

 

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