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JAMES MADISON CLASS SUBMARINES FACT SHEET

 

Written and Edited by Cliff Lethbridge

 

JAMES MADISON CLASS SUBMARINES

 

Launch Status: Retired

 

Number Placed In Service: 10

 

Length: 425 Feet

 

Beam: 33 Feet

 

Surface Displacement: 7,320 Tons

 

Submerged Displacement: 8,240 Tons

 

Propulsion: Steam Turbine Powered by Water-Cooled Nuclear Reactors

 

Torpedoes: 4 Bow Torpedo Tubes

 

Officer Berths: 14

 

Enlisted Berths: 132

 

Missile Capacity: 16

 

Launch Tubes: 16 Tubes Midship

 

Launch Control: Gas Steam Generator

 

Fire Control System: Mk 88

 

Navigation System: 2 Mk 2 Mod 6 SINS, ESGM and Satellite Receiver

 

SSBN 627 USS JAMES MADISON

 

Date Commissioned: July 28, 1964

 

Date Decommissioned: February 17, 1992

 

First Cape Launch: September 28, 1964

 

Final Cape Launch: June 5, 1982

 

Total Number of Cape Launches: 12

 

Vehicles Launched: Polaris A3, Poseidon, Trident I

 

Current Status: Dismantled

 

SSBN 628 USS TECUMSEH

 

Date Commissioned: May 29, 1964

 

Date Decommissioned: January 1, 1993

 

First Cape Launch: August 6, 1964

 

Final Cape Launch: April 1, 1988

 

Total Number of Cape Launches: 17

 

Vehicles Launched: Polaris A3, Poseidon

 

Current Status: Dismantled

 

SSBN 629 USS DANIEL BOONE

 

Date Commissioned: April 23, 1964

 

Date Decommissioned: January 1, 1993

 

First Cape Launch: July 16, 1964

 

Final Cape Launch: March 24, 1990

 

Total Number of Cape Launches: 18

 

Vehicles Launched: Polaris A3, Poseidon, Trident I

 

Current Status: Dismantled

 

SSBN 630 USS JOHN C. CALHOUN

 

Date Commissioned: September 15, 1964

 

Date Decommissioned: July 3, 1993

 

First Cape Launch: February 15, 1965

 

Final Cape Launch: September 29, 1987

 

Total Number of Cape Launches: 25

 

Vehicles Launched: Polaris A3, Poseidon, Trident I

 

Current Status: Dismantled

 

SSBN 631 USS ULYSSES S. GRANT

 

Date Commissioned: July 17, 1964

 

Date Decommissioned: February 14, 1992

 

First Cape Launch: September 5, 1964

 

Final Cape Launch: July 31, 1987

 

Total Number of Cape Launches: 11

Vehicles Launched: Polaris A3, Poseidon

 

Current Status: Dismantled

 

SSBN 632 USS VON STEUBEN

 

Date Commissioned: September 30, 1964

 

Date Decommissioned: January 1, 1993

 

First Cape Launch: December 22, 1964

 

Final Cape Launch: September 17, 1986

 

Total Number of Cape Launches: 15

 

Vehicles Launched: Polaris A3, Poseidon, Trident I

 

Current Status: Dismantled

 

SSBN 633 USS CASIMIR PULASKI

 

Date Commissioned: August 14, 1964

 

Date Decommissioned: January 1, 1993

 

First Cape Launch: October 31, 1964

 

Final Cape Launch: June 18, 1985

 

Total Number of Cape Launches: 14

 

Vehicles Launched: Polaris A3, Poseidon, Trident I

 

Current Status: Dismantled

 

SSBN 634 USS STONEWALL JACKSON

 

Date Commissioned: August 26, 1964

 

Date Decommissioned: January 1, 1994

 

First Cape Launch: December 2, 1964

 

Final Cape Launch: February 27, 1988

 

Total Number of Cape Launches: 10

 

Vehicles Launched: Polaris A3, Poseidon, Trident I

 

Current Status: Dismantled

 

SSBN 635 USS SAM RAYBURN

 

Date Commissioned: December 2, 1964

 

Date Decommissioned: August 31, 1989

 

First Cape Launch: January 23, 1965

 

Final Cape Launch: March 22, 1983

 

Total Number of Cape Launches: 9

 

Vehicles Launched: Polaris A3, Poseidon

 

Current Status: Converted to Moored Training Ship (MTS)

 

SSBN 636 USS NATHANAEL GREENE

 

Date Commissioned: December 19, 1964

 

Date Decommissioned: December 12, 1986

 

First Cape Launch: March 15, 1965

 

Final Cape Launch: August 22, 1981

 

Total Number of Cape Launches: 9

 

Vehicles Launched: Polaris A3, Poseidon

 

Current Status: Dismantled

 

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