USS HAWAII is the third VIRGINIA - class nuclear-powered attack submarine and the first commissioned ship in the Navy named after the state of Hawaii. One previous ship named HAWAII was CB 3 but she was never commissioned and was named after the territory of Hawaii.
|General Characteristics:||Awarded: September 30, 1998|
|Keel laid: August 27, 2004|
|Launched: June 17, 2006|
|Commissioned: May 5, 2007|
|Builder: General Dynamics Electric Boat Division, Groton, Conn.|
|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|
|Homeport: Pearl Harbor, Hi.|
|Crew: 15 officers, 117 enlisted|
This section contains the names of sailors who served aboard USS HAWAII. It is no official listing but contains the names of sailors who submitted their information.
USS HAWAII Construction Gallery: