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USS McKee (AS 41).
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Class: EMORY S LAND (AS 39)
Design: SCB Project 737.FY (746.FY for AS 41)
Displacement (tons): 13,911 light, 22,978 full (AS 39)
Dimensions (feet): 644' oa, 620' wl x 85' e/wl x 29' max nav
Original armament: 2-5"/38
Later armaments:
Complement: 83 officers, 1,270 enlisted (AS 39)
Speed (kts.): ##.#
Propulsion (HP): #,###
Machinery: Turbine, 1 screw

Construction:
ASNameOrdBuilderKeelLaunchComm
39EMORY S LAND20 Nov 1974Lockheed SB2 Mar 19764 May 19777 Jul 1979
40FRANK CABLE20 Nov 1974Lockheed SB2 Mar 197614 Jan 197829 Oct 1979
41MCKEE29 Apr 1977Lockheed SB14 Jan 197816 Feb 198015 Aug 1981

Disposition:
ASNameTDecommStrikeDisposalFateMA Sale/Depart
39EMORY S LANDActive 2021--------
40FRANK CABLEActive 2021--------
41MCKEE1 Oct 199925 Apr 2006--Navy layup--

Class Notes:
Three more tenders for SSNs were built during the 1970s. Although basically of the AS 36 type they were fitted to support Los Angeles class submarines and were given different SCB project numbers. The official rendering of the name of AS 41, commemorating Rear Admiral Andrew Irwin McKee, is MCKEE.

Ship Notes:
ASNameMANotes
39EMORY S LANDFY 1972. SCB Project 737.72 (length oa 644', rest as above). [ICS 23 Mar 1979]. Homeported at Gaeta, Italy, 1999-2007, then at Diego Garcia 2010-2015 and then at Guam. Converted to mixed MSC and USN manning in 2009 during an overhaul at NSY Puget Sound.
40FRANK CABLEFY 1973. SCB Project 737.73. [ICS 20 Oct 1979] Homeported at Guam since 2002 or earlier. Converted to mixed MSC and USN manning.
41MCKEEFY 1977. SCB Project 746.77 (length oa 649', max nav draft 28', rest as above). 18 years in commission. In layup at NISMF Portsmouth, VA 2017.

Page Notes:
Compiled: 26 Aug 2021
© Stephen S. Roberts, 2021
Sources: DB, Maroon, NVR, PHS