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USS Buffalo (SSN 715)

Named after the city of Buffalo, NY, USS BUFFALO is the 28th LOS ANGELES - class nuclear-powered attack submarine.

General Characteristics:Awarded: February 23, 1976
Keel laid: January 25, 1980
Launched: May 8, 1982
Commissioned: November 5, 1983
Builder: Newport News Shipbuilding, Newport News, Va.
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. 6,100 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 and Tomahawk missiles
Cost: approx. $900 million
Homeport: Pearl Harbor, Hi.
Crew: 12 Officers, 115 Enlisted


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Crew List:

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


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