Contact Spaceline

Spaceline Home/Site Index

Launch Schedules

Spaceline Logo Cape Canaveral Florida

About Spaceline

Spaceline Photo Gallery

Gift Shop


GEORGE WASHINGTON CLASS.jpg

 

 

 

 

GEORGE WASHINGTON CLASS SUBMARINES FACT SHEET

 

Written and Edited by Cliff Lethbridge

 

GEORGE WASHINGTON CLASS SUBMARINES

 

Launch Status: Retired

 

Number Placed In Service: 5

 

Length: 382 Feet

 

Beam: 33 Feet

 

Surface Displacement: 6,000 Tons

 

Submerged Displacement: 6,700 Tons

 

Propulsion: Steam Turbine Powered by Water-Cooled Nuclear Reactors

 

Torpedoes: 6 Bow Torpedo Tubes

 

Officer Berths: 12

 

Enlisted Berths: 127

 

Missile Capacity: 16

 

Launch Tubes: 16 Tubes Midship

 

Launch Control: Gas Steam Generator

 

Fire Control System: Mk 80

 

Navigation System: 3 Mk 2 Mod 4 SINS and Satellite Receiver

 

SSBN 598 USS GEORGE WASHINGTON

 

Date Commissioned: December 30, 1959

 

Date Decommissioned: January 24, 1985

 

First Cape Launch: July 20, 1960

 

Final Cape Launch: September 20, 1978

 

Total Number of Cape Launches: 12

 

Vehicles Launched: Polaris A1, Polaris A3

 

Current Status: Dismantled

 

SSBN 599 USS PATRICK HENRY

 

Date Commissioned: April 9, 1960

 

Date Decommissioned: May 25, 1984

 

First Cape Launch: September 13, 1960

 

Final Cape Launch: June 28, 1978

 

Total Number of Cape Launches: 16

 

Vehicles Launched: Polaris A1, Polaris A2, Polaris A3

 

Current Status: Dismantled

 

SSBN 600 USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT

 

Date Commissioned: February 13, 1961

 

Date Decommissioned: February 28, 1981

 

First Cape Launch: March 23, 1961

 

Final Cape Launch: August 27, 1974

 

Total Number of Cape Launches: 10

 

Vehicles Launched: Polaris A1, Polaris A2, Polaris A3

 

Current Status: Dismantled

 

SSBN 601 USS ROBERT E. LEE

 

Date Commissioned: September 16, 1960

 

Date Decommissioned: December 1, 1983

 

First Cape Launch: December 22, 1960

 

Final Cape Launch: November 20, 1978

 

Total Number of Cape Launches: 20

 

Vehicles Launched: Polaris A1, Polaris A2, Polaris A3

 

Current Status: Dismantled

 

SSBN 602 USS ABRAHAM LINCOLN

 

Date Commissioned: March 11, 1961

 

Date Decommissioned: February 28, 1981

 

First Cape Launch: May 3, 1961

 

Final Cape Launch: July 26, 1974

 

Total Number of Cape Launches: 20

 

Vehicles Launched: Polaris A1, Polaris A3

 

Current Status: Dismantled

 

.

 

 

 

Copyright © 1996-2014 by Spaceline, Inc. All Rights Reserved.