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USS Dallas (SSN 700)

USS DALLAS is the 13th LOS ANGELES class nuclear powered attack submarine. The boat plays a very prominent part in Tom Clancy’s "Hunt for Red October".

General Characteristics:Awarded: October 31, 1973
Keel Laid: October 9, 1976
Launched: April 28, 1978
Commissioned: July 18, 1981
Builder: Electric Boat Division of General Dynamics Corporation, Groton, CT
Propulsion system: one nuclear reactor
Propellers: one
Length: 360 feet (109.73 meters)
Beam: 33 feet (10 meters)
Draft: 32,15 feet (9.8 meters)
Displacement: Surfaced: approx. 6,000 tons
Submerged: approx. 6,900 tons
Speed: Surfaced: approx. 15 knots
Submerged: approx. 32 knots
Armament: four 533 mm torpedo tubes for Mk-48 torpedoes, Harpoon missiles
Cost: approx. $900 million
Crew: 12 Officers, 115 Enlisted
Homeport: Groton, CT


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Crew List:

This section contains the names of sailors who served aboard USS DALLAS. It is no official listing but contains the names of sailors who submitted their information.


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Accidents aboard USS DALLAS:

DateWhereEvents
August 27, 1981Andros Island, BahamasUSS DALLAS damages the lower portion of its rudder when it runs aground while approaching the Atlantic Underwater Test and Evaluation Center site at Andros Island, Bahamas. The submarine works itself free after several hours and returns to Groton, CT, on the surface for repairs.


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