Ethan Allen class ballistic missile submarines (USN, SSBN-608)

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Ethan Allen class ballistic missile submarines

specifications

Displacement: 6946t surfaced, 7884t submerged
Dimensions: 125.1m x 10.1m x 8.4m
Machinery: 1-shaft nuclear: 1 S5W reactor, approx 15,000shp = approx 20kts
Armament: 16 Polaris SLBM, 4-21in TT (bow)
Sensors: Sonar BQS-4, BQR-15, BQR-19
Complement: 110

units

No Name Builder Laid down Launched Comp History Note
SSBN-608 Ethan Allen Electric Boat, Groton 14 Sept 1959 22 Nov 1960 8 Jun 1961 2 Apr 1983 stricken
SSBN-609 Sam Houston Newport News 28 Dec 1959 2 Feb 1961 6 Mar 1962 6 Sept 1991 stricken later SSN-609
SSBN-610 Thomas A. Edison Electric Boat, Groton 15 Mar 1960 15 Jun 1961 10 Mar 1962 30 Apr 1986 stricken
SSBN-611 John Marshall Newport News 4 Apr 1960 15 Jul 1961 21 May 1962 22 Jul 1992 stricken later SSN-611
SSBN-618 Thomas Jefferson Newport News 3 Feb 1961 24 Feb 1962 4 Jan 1963 30 Apr 1986 stricken later SSN-618