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Information about USS Nautilus (SSN571)

Awarded: August 2, 1951
Keel laid: June 14, 1952
Launched: January 21, 1954
Commissioned: September 30, 1954
Decommissioned: March 3, 1980
Builder: Electric Boat Division of General Dynamics Corporation, Groton, CT.
Propulsion system: One nuclear reactor
Propellers: Two
Length: 324 feet (98.75 meters)
Beam: 27.8 feet (8.47 meters)
Draft: 22 feet (6.7 meters)
Displacement: Surfaced: approx. 3,530 tons     Submerged: approx. 4,090 tons
Speed: Surfaced: approx. 22 knots     Submerged: approx. +20 knots
Armament: Six 533 mm torpedo tubes
Crew: 13 Officers, 105 Enlisted


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