USS ALBANY is the third improved LOS ANGELES class attack submarine and the first submarine to bear this name.
|General Characteristics:||Awarded:November 29, 1983|
|Keel laid: April 22, 1985|
|Launched: June 13, 1987|
|Commissioned: April 7, 1990|
|Builder: Newport News Shipbuilding Co., Newport News, Va.|
|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. 6,300 tons Submerged: approx. 7,100 tons|
|Speed: Surfaced: approx. 15 knots Submerged: approx. 32 knots|
|Cost: approx. $900 million|
|Homeport: Norfolk, Va.|
|Crew: 13 Officers, 116 Enlisted|
This section contains the names of sailors who served aboard USS ALBANY. It is no official listing but contains the names of sailors who submitted their information.
USS ALBANY Image Gallery:
The photos below were taken by me and show the ALBANY at Naval Base Norfolk, Va., on May 6, 2012.
The photos below were taken by Michael Jenning and show the ALBANY at Naval Base Norfolk, Va., on October 12, 2016.
The photo below was taken by Jim Chestnut and shows the ALBANY after departure from Her Majesty's Naval Base (HMNB) Clyde at Faslane on May 29, 2020. ALBANY is currently on a scheduled North Atlantic deployment: her first deployment in almost 7 years after undergoing an extended 5-year overhaul from 2013-2018. ALBANY's North Atlantic cruise started on December 12, 2019, and port visits included Toulon, France, as well as Rota, Spain and Faslane in Scotland. Her visit to Scotland May 25-29 was the final foreign port visit before ALBANY returned home to Norfolk, Va., on June 10, 2020. During the deployment, the submarine traveled 36,000 nautical miles.