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USS Triton (SSN-586)

Radar Picket Submarine / Nuclear-Powered Attack Submarine

USS Triton (SSN-586)

Radar Picket Submarine / Nuclear-Powered Attack Submarine

OVERVIEW
SPECIFICATIONS
SHIPS-IN-CLASS
ARMAMENT
HISTORY
MEDIA
OVERVIEW



The USS Triton made history in 1960 when she circumnavigated the globe in 60 days while submerged the entire time.
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ORIGIN: United States
YEAR: 1959
SHIP CLASS: Triton-class
SHIPS-IN-CLASS (1): USS Triton (SSRN-586) / (SSN-586)
OPERATORS: United States
SPECIFICATIONS



Unless otherwise noted the presented statistics below pertain to the base USS Triton (SSN-586) design. Common measurements, and their respective conversions, are shown when possible.
CREW: 159
LENGTH: 447.5 feet (136.40 meters)
BEAM: 37 feet (11.28 meters)
DRAUGHT: 23.5 feet (7.16 meters)
DISPLACEMENT (SURFACE): 6,059 tons
DISPLACEMENT (SUBMERGED): 7,898 tons
PROPULSION: 2 x S4G Pressurized-Water Reactors (PWR), Nuclear; 2 x Steam turbines; 2 x 5-bladed propellers.
SPEED (SURFACE): 30 knots (35 miles-per-hour)
SPEED (SUBMERGED): 27 miles-per-hour (31 miles-per-hour)
RANGE: Essentially Unlimited
ARMAMENT



6 x 21-inch (533mm) Mk 60 torpedo tubes (four bow facing; two stern facing).
AIR WING



None.




MEDIA