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Keel Laying - Launching
Trials & Commissioning
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|122k||Stonewall Jackson (SSBN-634), taken in 1965 while passing under the Golden Gate Bridge.
|26k||Commemorative post mark issued on the occasion of Stonewall Jackson's (SSBN-634) transiting of the Panama Canal in March 1965.||Courtesy of Jack Treutle.|
|109k||Stonewall Jackson (SSBN-634), loading Polaris C3 missles, at Bangor, WA. The fleet ballistic missile submarine (FBM) entered post-shakedown availability on 13 February 1965, then made final preparations at Bangor, Wash., for overseas movement. ||USN photo / Federation of American Scientists. Partial text courtesy of DANFS.|
|146k||An Mk 37 wire guided torpedo which was part of the usual armament during the 60's/70's is loaded through the torpedo launching trunk of the Stonewall Jackson (SSBN-634).||Photo i.d. & text courtesy of Michael E. Grey, TM2 Woodrow Wilson SSBN 624(G),1968-1971. US Navy / NARA photo.|
|44k||A pair of boomers tied up to a pier in Charleston, S.C., 1982. George Bancroft (SSBN-643) is inboard of the Stonewall Jackson (SSBN-634). ||USN photo courtesy of Phil L. Rasey.|
|116k||Official USN photo of the Stonewall Jackson (SSBN-634) underway, sometime between 1984-90. ||USN photo courtesy of Lanny W. Cusimano & Wendell Royce McLaughlin Jr.|
|200k||The Stonewall Jackson (SSBN-634) on 29 August 1986 after flooding of drydock 2 at the Charleston Naval Shipyard. The ship had been in the drydock for overhaul since 30 September 1985. We were in the yard until December of 1987.
||USN photo courtesy of Lanny W. Cusimano.|
|744k||"Reach for the sky", a Trident C4 missile that was fired from the Stonewall Jackson (SSBN-634), climbs towards the heavens on 27 February 1988. ||USN photo taken from Range Sentinel by Lt. David Weaver, courtesy of Lanny W. Cusimano.|
|521k||A starboard view of the nuclear-powered strategic missile submarine Stonewall Jackson (SSBN-634), underway on 1 February 1991 off the naval Air Station at Barbers Point, Hawaii. ||Photo # DN-ST-91-05228 from the Department of Defense Still Media Collection, courtesy of dodmedia.osd.mil.|
|441k||A view of the nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine Stonewall Jackson (SSBN-634), (left), and the nuclear-powered attack submarine Augusta (SSN-710) tied up at the Trident pier at Port Canaveral, Florida, on 13 March 1994.
||Official USN photo # DN-SC-95-00045 by OS2 John Bouvia, from the Department of Defense Still Media Collection, courtesy of dodmedia.osd.mil.|
|512k||A port bow view of the nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine Stonewall Jackson (SSBN-634), tied up at the Trident pier at Port Canaveral, Florida, on 13 March 1994.||Official USN photo # DN-SC-95-00046 by OS2 John Bouvia, from the Department of Defense Still Media Collection, courtesy of dodmedia.osd.mil & submitted by Bill Gonyo.|
|253k||Undated port quarter view of the Stonewall Jackson (SSBN-634).||USN photo courtesy of Scott Koen & ussnewyork.com
Photo added 08/15/12.
|682k||Undated bow on photo of the Stonewall Jackson (SSBN-634).||USN photo courtesy of Scott Koen & ussnewyork.com
Photo added 08/15/12.
|26k||Commemorative post mark issued on the occasion of Stonewall Jackson (SSBN-634), Mariano G. Vallejo (SSBN-658) , Simon Bolivar (SSBN-641), and Hammerhead (SSN-663), at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, entering Dry Dock No. 4 for scraping 8 November 1994.||Courtesy of Jack Treutle.|
|569k||Sealed reactor compartments are shipped by barge out of Puget Sound Naval Base down the coast and along the Columbia River to the port of Benton. There the radioactively-contaminated hull sections are transferred to special multiwheeled high-load trailers for transport to the Hanford Reservation in Washington State. Pictured below is the burial ground for spent fuel of the following 77 nuclear reactor submarines as of March 2003:|
Patrick Henry (SSBN-599),
George Washington (SSBN-598),
Robert E. Lee (SSBN-601),
Thomas Jefferson (SSBN-618),
Theodore Roosevelt (SSBN-600),
John Adams (SSBN-620),
Abraham Lincoln (SSBN-602),
Ethan Allen (SSBN-608),
Thomas A. Edison (SSBN-610),
Glenard P. Lipscomb (SSN-685),
James Monroe (SSBN-622),
Nathan Hale (SSBN-623),
Sam Houston (SSBN-609),
Ulysses S. Grant (SSBN-631),
John Marshall (SSBN-611),
George C. Marshall (SSBN-654),
Alexander Hamilton (SSBN-617),
George Washington Carver (SSBN-656),
Will Rogers (SSBN-659),
Henry L. Stimson (SSBN-655),
Daniel Boone (SSBN-629),
John C. Calhoun (SSBN-630),
Casimir Pulaski (SSBN-633),
Francis Scott Key (SSBN-657),
Benjamin Franklin (SSBN-640),
Stonewall Jackson (SSBN-634),
Simon Bolivar (SSBN-641),
Mariano G. Vallejo (SSBN-658) ,
Lewis & Clark (SSBN-644),
Flying Fish (SSN-673),
Baton Rouge (SSN-689),
Henry Clay (SSBN-625),
James Madison (SSBN-627),
George Bancroft (SSBN-643),
& Woodrow Wilson (SSBN-624).
|USN photo & partial text courtesy of home.flash.net/~tomj/tunny/chop/rx. & submitted by Jack Treutle.|
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