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Stonewall Jackson (SSBN-634)
Trials & Commissioning


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Lafayette Class Ballistic Missile Submarine: Laid down, 4 July 1962, at Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Vallejo, CA.; Launched, 30 November 1963; Commissioned, USS Stonewall Jackson (SSBN-634), 26 August 1964; Decommissioned, and simultaneously struck from the Naval Register, 8 February 1995; Final Disposition, disposed of through NPSSRP (Nuclear Powered Ship and Submarine Recycling Program), 13 October 1995, at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, Bremerton, WA.

Specifications: Displacement, Surfaced: 7,325 t., Submerged: 8,251 t.; Length 425'; Beam 33'; Draft 29'; Speed, Surfaced 16 kts, Submerged 21 kts; Depth limit 1,300'; Complement 140 (each crew, blue and gold); Armament, 16 missile tubes; four 21" torpedo tubes, forward, MK 14/16 Anti-ship Torpedo MK 37 Anti-Submarine Torpedo, MK 45 ASTOR Nuclear Torpedo MK 48 Anti-Submarine Torpedo; Propulsion, S5W nuclear reactor two geared steam turbines, 15,000 SHP, one propeller.
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Stonewall Jackson116kView of the Stonewall Jackson (SSBN-634) at her outfitting berth at Mare Island in May 1964.USN photo # 63346-64, courtesy of Darryl L. Baker.
Stonewall Jackson104kStonewall Jackson (SSBN-634) shows water slug from missile tube at Mare Island Naval Shipyard on 17 May 1964.USN photo # 63317 courtesy of Darryl L. Baker.
Stonewall Jackson143kForward port quarter view of Stonewall Jackson (SSBN-634) departing Mare Island for trials in June 1964. USN photo # 110373-6-64, courtesy of Darryl L. Baker.
Stonewall Jackson589kStonewall Jackson (SSBN-634) on builders trials in late June 1964.Vallejo Naval and Historical Museum photo # 64055-6-64 TH courtesy of Darryl L. Baker.
Stonewall Jackson1.10kStonewall Jackson (SSBN-634) on builders trials 29 June 1964.Vallejo Naval and Historical Museum photo # 64056-6-64 TH courtesy of Darryl L. Baker.
Stonewall Jackson143kOfficial visitors boarding the Stonewall Jackson (SSBN-634) at Mare Island in July 1964 while she was in the yard's dry dock #3. From left to right RADM Edward J. Fahy, shipyard commander, Governor Brown of California, Mrs. Fahy, VADM Hyman G. Rickover and CDR John H. Nicholson (PCO). The mast has been censored out of the photo. USN photo # 64119-64, courtesy of Darryl L. Baker.
Stonewall Jackson514k California Governor Edmund G. Brown; CDR J. H. Nicholson, Commanding Officer (Blue Crew); and VADM Hyman G. Rickover are about to go aboard the Stonewall Jackson (SSBN-634) in dry dock #2 at Mare Island on 7 July 1964. USN photo # 64118-7-64, courtesy of Darryl L. Baker.
Stonewall Jackson729k California Governor Edmund G. Brown; Mrs. Edmund G. Brown, and VADM Hyman G. Rickover in the control room of the Stonewall Jackson (SSBN-634) in dry dock #2 at Mare Island on 7 July 1964. USN photo # 64123-7-64, courtesy of Darryl L. Baker.
Stonewall Jackson781kRADM Eugene B. Fluckey (COMSUBPAC) speaks at the commissioning of the Stonewall Jackson (SSBN-634) at Mare Island on 26 August 1964.USN photo # 64779-8-64, from the Vallejo Naval and Historical Museum courtesy of Darryl L. Baker.
Stonewall Jackson425kRADM Fahey speaks at the commissioning of the Stonewall Jackson (SSBN-634) at Mare Island on 26 August 1964.USN photo courtesy of Ron Reeves.
Photo added 09/03/14.
Stonewall Jackson121k Crew topside during commissioning ceremony of Stonewall Jackson (SSBN-634) at Mare Island Naval Shipyard on 26 August 1964.USN photo # 64773 courtesy of Darryl L. Baker.
Stonewall Jackson90kCommemorative post mark honoring the Stonewall Jackson's (SSBN-634) commissioning, 26 August 1964.Courtesy of Jack Treutle.
Insert courtesy of Scott Koen & ussnewyork.com
Stonewall Jackson119kView of Stonewall Jackson (SSBN-634) at her berth at Mare Island. Not sure of date. Photo number indicates photo taken prior to commissioning but she is flying a jack forward and colors aft. The mast has been censored out of the photo. USN photo # 63944-64, courtesy of Darryl L. Baker.
Stonewall Jackson92k Photo of the official commissioning party aboard Stonewall Jackson (SSBN-634) during her commissioning ceremonies at Mare Island on 26 August 1964. USN photo # 64781-8-64, courtesy of Darryl L. Baker.
Stonewall Jackson93kFront Cover of the Commissioning Program for the Stonewall Jackson (SSBN-634), 26 August 1964. USN photo courtesy of Darryl L. Baker.
Stonewall Jackson152kPages 1 & 2 of the Commissioning Program for the Stonewall Jackson (SSBN-634), 26 August 1964. USN photo courtesy of Darryl L. Baker.
Stonewall Jackson170kPages 3 & 4 of the Commissioning Program for the Stonewall Jackson (SSBN-634), 26 August 1964. USN photo courtesy of Darryl L. Baker.
Stonewall Jackson151kPages 5 & 6 of the Commissioning Program for the Stonewall Jackson (SSBN-634), 26 August 1964. USN photo courtesy of Darryl L. Baker.
Stonewall Jackson235kPages 7 & 8 of the Commissioning Program for the Stonewall Jackson (SSBN-634), 26 August 1964. USN photo courtesy of Darryl L. Baker.
Stonewall Jackson255kPages 9 & 10 of the Commissioning Program for the Stonewall Jackson (SSBN-634), 26 August 1964. USN photo courtesy of Darryl L. Baker.
Stonewall Jackson255kPages 11 & 12 of the Commissioning Program for the Stonewall Jackson (SSBN-634), 26 August 1964. USN photo courtesy of Darryl L. Baker.
Stonewall Jackson234kPages 13 & 14 of the Commissioning Program for the Stonewall Jackson (SSBN-634), 26 August 1964. USN photo courtesy of Darryl L. Baker.
Stonewall Jackson104kLine handlers aboard Stonewall Jackson (SSBN-634) at the South end of Mare Island in September 1964. USN photo # 64891-9-64, courtesy of Darryl L. Baker.
Stonewall Jackson1.77kSixteen page PDF Welcome Aboard pamphlet of the Stonewall Jackson (SSBN-634).USN photo courtesy of Scott Koen & ussnewyork.com.
Stonewall Jackson365kStonewall Jackson (SSBN-634) got underway from Vallejo on 3 September for her shakedown cruise to Cape Kennedy Fla.
She is seen here on 12 October 1964.
Text courtesy of DANFS.
USN photo # NPC 1107253 courtesy of Scott Koen & ussnewyork.com
Stonewall Jackson876kStonewall Jackson (SSBN-634) returns to Mare Island on 10 February 1965 after a shakedown cruise and missile test-firing. Tug ID from left to right: Lelaka (YTB-514), Orono (YTB-190), YTL-434 and YTL-435.Vallejo Naval and Historical Museum photo # 66640-2-65 TH courtesy of Darryl L. Baker.

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DANFS history entry located on the Haze Gray & Underway.
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation
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