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Omaha (SSN-692)


Los Angeles Class Attack Submarine: Laid down, 27 January 1973, at the Electric Boat Division of General Dynamics Corp., Gorton, CT.; Launched, 21 February 1976; Commissioned, USS Omaha (SSN-692), 11 March 1978. Decommissioned and struck from the Naval Register, 5 October 1995; Final Disposition, in storage at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard awaiting disposal through the NPSSRP (Nuclear Powered Ship and Submarine Recycling Program) at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, Bremerton, WA.

Specifications: Displacement, Surfaced: 6,000 t., Submerged: 6.927 t.; Length 360'; Beam 33'; Draft 29'; Speed, Surfaced 25 kts, Submerged 30+ kts; Depth limit 950'; Complement 129; Armament,four 21" torpedo tubes aft of bow can also launch Harpoon and Tomahawk ASM/LAM missiles & MK-48 torpedoes; Combat Systems, AN/BPS-5 surface search radar, AN/BPS-15 A/16 navigation and fire control radar, TB-16D passive towed sonar arrays, TB-23 passive "thin line" towed array, AN/BQG-5D wide aperture flank array, AN/BQQ-5D/E low frequency spherical sonar array, AN/BQS-15 close range active sonar (for ice detection); MIDAS Mine and Ice Detection Avoidance System, SADS-TG active detection sonar, Type 2 attack periscope (port), Type 18 search periscope (starboard), AN/BSY-1 (primary computer); UYK-7; UYK-43; UYK-44, WLR-9 Acoustic Intercept Receiver, ESM; Propulsion System, S6G nuclear reactor one propeller at 35,000 shp.
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Omaha157kCommemorative postal cover issued on the occasion of Omaha (SSN-692) keel laying on 27 January 1973 at the Electric Boat Division of General Dynamics Corp., Gorton, CT. U.S. Navy Photograph courtesy of Scott Koen & ussnewyork.com
Omaha 64kThe officers and crew of the Omaha (SSN-692), salute the National Ensign as she slides down the launching way at the Electric Boat Division of General Dynamics Corp., Gorton, CT., 21 February 1976. Electric Boat photo.
Omaha12kCommemorative postal cover issued on the occasion of Omaha's (SSN-692) launching at the Electric Boat Division of General Dynamics Corp., Gorton, CT., 21 February 1976. Courtesy of Jack Treutle.
Omaha184kCommemorative postal cover issued on the occasion of Omaha's (SSN-692) launching at the Electric Boat Division of General Dynamics Corp., Gorton, CT., 21 February 1976. U.S. Navy Photograph courtesy of Scott Koen & ussnewyork.com
Omaha2.64kCombined Welcome Aboard & Inactivation Ceremony PDF for the Omaha (SSN-692).U.S. Navy Photograph courtesy of Scott Koen & ussnewyork.com
Omaha23kCommemorative postal cover issued on the occasion of Omaha's (SSN-692) commissioning, 11 March 1978. Courtesy of Jack Treutle.
Omaha77k Commemorative postal cover on the occasion of the Omaha's (SSN-692) first successful rocket firing, July 1979. Courtesy of Paul Petosky.
Omaha 411kA port bow view of the nuclear-powered attack submarine Omaha (SSN-692) underway on 14 December 1987. USN photo # DN-ST-87-09106 by PH3 Brewer, from the Department of Defense Still Media Collection, courtesy of dodmedia.osd.mil.
Omaha 458kA port beam view of the nuclear-powered submarine Omaha (SSN-692) departing from the Philippines at Naval Station Subic Bay on 1 April 1990. USN photo # DN-ST-90-08317 by PH1 Sanner, from the Department of Defense Still Media Collection, courtesy of dodmedia.osd.mil.
Omaha 137k A port quarter view of the nuclear-powered submarine Omaha (SSN-692) departing from the Philippines at Naval Station Subic Bay on 1 April 1990. USN photo # DN-ST-90-08319 by PH1 Sanner, from the Department of Defense Still Media Collection, courtesy of dodmedia.osd.mil.
Omaha 142kA port quarter view of the nuclear-powered submarine Omaha (SSN-692) departing from the Philippines. USN photo # DN-ST-90-08318 by PH1 Sanner, from the Department of Defense Still Media Collection, courtesy of dodmedia.osd.mil.
Omaha 146kA port beam view of the nuclear-powered submarine Omaha (SSN-692) departing from the Philippines. USN photo # DN-ST-90-08320 by PH1 Sanner, from the Department of Defense Still Media Collection, courtesy of dodmedia.osd.mil.
Omaha 654kA port view of the nuclear-powered submarine Omaha (SSN-692) departing from the Philippines at Naval Station Subic Bay on 1 April 1990. USN photo # DN-ST-90-08321 by PH1 Sanner, from the Department of Defense Still Media Collection, courtesy of dodmedia.osd.mil.
Omaha 146kOmaha (SSN-692) can be seen from the top of this mountain. USN photograph courtesy of Scott Koen & ussnewyork.com
Omaha327kBow on view of the Omaha (SSN-692) underway. U.S. Navy Photograph courtesy of Scott Koen & ussnewyork.com
Omaha15k Commemorative postal cover on the occasion of Omaha's (SSN-692) decommissioning, 5 October 1995. Courtesy of Jack Treutle.
Omaha32k Commemorative postal cover issued on the 25th anniversary of the Omaha's (SSN-692) commissioning, 11 March 2003. Courtesy of Jack Treutle.

There is no DANFS History currently available for Omaha(SSN-692) at the Haze Gray & Underway Web Site, the main archive for the DANFS Online Project.
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation
Fleet Reserve Association

Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
SSN-688 Los Angeles-class
Virtual Tour of USS Springfield (SSN 761) from PBS's Nova web site

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