USS NORTH CAROLINA is the fourth VIRGINIA - class nuclear-powered attack submarine and also the fourth ship in the Navy named for the state of North Carolina.
|General Characteristics:||Awarded: September 30, 1998|
|Keel laid: May 22, 2004|
|Launched: May 5, 2007|
|Commissioned: May 3, 2008|
|Builder: Northrop Grumman Newport News Shipbuilding, Newport News, Va.|
|Propulsion system: one nuclear reactor|
|Length: 377 feet (115 meters)|
|Beam: 34 feet (10.4 meters)|
|Draft: 30.5 feet (9.3 meters)|
|Displacement: Surfaced: approx. 6,950 tons Submerged: approx. 7,800 tons|
|Speed: Surfaced: approx. 25 knots Submerged: approx. 32 knots|
|Armament: Tomahawk missiles from 12 VLS tubes, four 533 mm torpedo tubes for Mk-48 torpedoes, Harpoon, advanced mobile mines and unmanned undersea vehicles|
|Homeport: Pearl Harbor, HI.|
|Crew: 15 officers, 117 enlisted|
This section contains the names of sailors who served aboard USS NORTH CAROLINA. It is no official listing but contains the names of sailors who submitted their information.