USS SCRANTON is the 45th submarine in the LOS ANGELES class and the 19th ship of that class built in Newport News, Virginia.
|General Characteristics:||Awarded: November 26, 1984|
|Keel laid: August 29, 1986|
|Launched: July 3, 1989|
|Commissioned: January 26, 1991|
|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|
|Armament: Tomahawk missiles from 12 VLS-tubes, four 533 mm torpedo Tubes for Mk-48 torpedoes, Harpoon missiles, ability to lay mines|
|Cost: approx. $900 million|
|Homeport: Norfolk, Va.|
|Crew: 13 Officers, 116 Enlisted|
This section contains the names of sailors who served aboard USS SCRANTON. It is no official listing but contains the names of sailors who submitted their information.
USS SCRANTON Image Gallery:
The photos below were taken by me and show the SCRANTON undergoing maintenance at Naval Base Norfolk, Va., on October 27, 2010 (the first two photos) and October 29, 2010 (the last photo).