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USS Hunley (AS 31) photographed by Newport News Shipbuilding Co. ca 1962.
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Class: HUNLEY (AS 31)
Design: SCB Project 194
Displacement (tons): 13,476 light, 19,746 full
Dimensions (feet): 599' oa, 570' wl x 83' e/wl x 28' max nav
Original armament: 4-3"/50 (2 twins amidships)
Later armaments:
Complement: 61 officers, 1195 enlisted
Speed (kts.): ##.#
Propulsion (HP): #,###
Machinery: Diesel electric, 1 screw

Construction:
ASNameOrdBuilderKeelLaunchComm
31HUNLEY16 Nov 1959Newport News SB28 Nov 196028 Sep 196116 Jun 1962
32HOLLAND31 Aug 1961Ingalls SB5 Mar 196219 Jan 19637 Sep 1963

Disposition:
ASNameTDecommStrikeDisposalFateMA Sale/Depart
31HUNLEY30 Sep 19943 May 19951 May 1999MA/T5 Jan 2007
32HOLLAND30 Sep 199612 May 200024 Feb 2001MA/T4 Jun 2013

Class Notes:
Initially had a large hammerhead crane aft [to handle SLBMs], this was replaced by two large boom cranes as in the AS 33 class.

Ship Notes:
ASNameMANotes
31HUNLEYFY 1960. Poseidon overhaul, SCB Proj. 736.73, ordered 6 Jul 1972 [or 22 Jul 1972] at NSY Puget Sound, begun 1 Apr 1973, completed 22 Jan 1974. To MA custody in JRRF 12 Oct 1995. Departed MA custody 7 Mar 2007 enroute Southern Scrap Materials, New Orleans.
32HOLLANDFY 1962. Poseidon overhaul, SCB Proj. 736.75, ord. 13 Aug 1973 at NSY Puget Sound, begun 3 Sep 1974. To MA custody 26 May 2000. Departed MA custody 10 Jul 2013 under domestic sale to ESCO Marine Inc, Brownsville.

Page Notes:
Compiled: 31 Jul 2021
© Stephen S. Roberts, 2021
Sources: DB, Maroon, NVR, PHS