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USS Sunfish (SSN 649)

- decommissioned -

USS SUNFISH was the seventh STURGEON - class fast attack submarine and the second ship in the Navy to bear the name. Both decommissioned and stricken from the Navy list on March 31, 1997, the SUNFISH subsequently entered the Navy's Nuclear Powered Ship and Submarine Recycling Program at the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, Bremerton, Wash. Recycling of the submarine was finished on October 31, 1997.

General Characteristics:Awarded: March 26, 1963
Keel Laid: January 15, 1965
Launched: October 14, 1966
Commissioned: March 15, 1969
Decommissioned: March 31, 1997
Builder: General Dynamics Corp., Quincy, MA.
Propulsion system: one S5W2 nuclear reactor
Propellers: one
Length: 292 feet (89 meters)
Beam: 31.7 feet (9.65 meters)
Draft: 29.2 feet (8.9 meters)
Displacement: Surfaced: approx. 4,250 tons
Submerged: approx. 4,700 tons
Speed: Surfaced: approx. 15 knots
Submerged: approx. 30 knots
Armament: four 533 mm torpedo tubes for Mk-48 torpedoes, Harpoon, Tomahawk, and SUBROC missiles, ability to lay mines
Crew: 12 Officers, 95 Enlisted

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Crew List:

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

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