USS PITTSBURGH was the 33rd LOS ANGELES - class nuclear-powered Attack Submarine and the fourth ship in the Navy named after the city in Pennsylvania.
|General Characteristics:||Awarded: April 16, 1979|
|Keel Laid: April 15, 1983|
|Launched: December 8, 1984|
|Commissioned: November 23, 1985|
|Inactivation: August 6, 2019|
|Decommissioned: April 15, 2020|
|Builder: Electric Boat Division of General Dynamics Corporation, Groton, Conn.|
|Propulsion system: one nuclear reactor|
|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|
|Cost: approx. $900 million|
|Crew: 12 Officers, 115 Enlisted|
This section contains the names of sailors who served aboard USS PITTSBURGH. It is no official listing but contains the names of sailors who submitted their information.
USS PITTSBURGH Image Gallery:
The photos below were taken by me and show the PITTSBURGH arriving at Faslane, Scotland, for a port visit on October 8, 2016. The photos were taken from Greenock. The last two photos show the PITTSBURGH at HMNB Clyde, Faslane, on October 8 and 9. The PITTSBURGH left her homeport on September 7 for a scheduled deployment. In late September she had already visited Rota in Spain.