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Bremerton (SSN-698)


Los Angeles Class Attack Submarine: Laid down, 8 May 1976, at the Electric Boat Division of General Dynamics Corp., Groton, CT.; Launched, 22 July 1978; Commissioned, USS Bremerton (SSN-698), 28 March 1981. Bremerton is assigned to the US Pacific Fleet and is homeported at San Diego, CA.

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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Bremerton14kCommemorative post card marking the Bremerton's (SSN-698) keel laying, 8 May 1976. Courtesy of Jack Treutle.
Bremerton95k The Bremerton (SSN-698) slides down the launching ways at the Electric Boat Division of General Dynamics Corp., Groton, CT., 22 July 1978. USN photo courtesy of USNI.
Bremerton17kCommemorative post card marking the commissioning of the Bremerton (SSN-698), 28 March 1981. Courtesy of Jack Treutle.
Bremerton367k A starboard quarter view of the nuclear-powered attack submarine Bremerton (SSN-698), with distinguished guest on the speakers platform during commissioning ceremonies on 28 March 1981. Official USN photo # DN-ST-94-02127, by PH1 Ronald D L. Heppner from the Department of Defense Still Media Collection, courtesy of dodmedia.osd.mil.& submitted by Bill Gonyo.
Bremerton140k A starboard bow view of the nuclear-powered attack submarine Bremerton (SSN-698) with distinguished guest on the speakers platform during commissioning ceremonies on 28 March 1981. Official USN photo # DN-ST-83-04231, by PHAN Roger G. Pineda, from the Department of Defense Still Media Collection, courtesy of dodmedia.osd.mil. & submitted by Bill Gonyo.
Bremerton25kCommemorative post card marking the commissioning of the Bremerton (SSN-698), 28 March 1981. Courtesy of Richard Leonhardt.
Bremerton401k Crew members stand on the sail of the nuclear-powered attack submarine Bremerton (SSN-698) as the vessel enters Pearl Harbor through the channel on 1 March 1987. Official USN photo # DN-SC-92-05742, by OS2 John Bouvia, from the Department of Defense Still Media Collection, courtesy of dodmedia.osd.mil.
Bremerton157k Bremerton (SSN-698) Sinks a Ship.
M/V New Carissa, in her death throes, February 1999.
Photo courtesy of Ron Reeves.
Photo added 01/16/14.
Bremerton421k A starboard bow view of the nuclear-powered attack submarine Bremerton (SSN-698) underway on 1 February 1991. Official USN photo # DN-ST-91-05712, by General Dynamics, from the Department of Defense Still Media Collection, courtesy of dodmedia.osd.mil.
Bremerton212kBremerton (SSN-698) shoots to the surface during an emergency ascent demonstration, 8 March 1997. USN photo # N-3149V-005, courtesy of news.navy.mil.
Bremerton49kPostal cover issued on the occasion of the Bremerton (SSN-698) at Fleet Week in San Diego, CA., 6 August 1999. Courtesy of Jack Treutle.
Bremerton28kCommemorative post card marking the 20th year of the commissioning of the Bremerton (SSN-698), 28 March 2001. Courtesy of Jack Treutle.
Bremerton185k Bremerton (SSN-698) departs its homeport of San Diego on 14 March 2003 for a Western Pacific Deployment. Commanded by Cmdr. Jerry Logan, the Los Angeles class attack submarine has a crew of more than 130 men and will be conducting operations throughout the Western Pacific. The submarine is a multi-mission stealth platform, covertly projecting power ashore by inserting Special Operations Forces, conducting surveillance, and collecting intelligence while providing a flexible forward presence in support of U.S. interests. USN photo # N-6932M-001 by Lt. Kim Marks, courtesy of news.navy.mil.
Bremerton223kBremerton (SSN-698) arrived in her new homeport of Pearl Harbor on 16 September 2003, with the historic Ford Island Control Tower in the background. Previously based at Submarine Base, Point Loma in San Diego, Bremerton will soon enter Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility for an overhaul. USN photo by JO3 Corwin Colbert, courtesy of COMSUBPAC & submitted by Bill Gonyo.
Bremerton351kPresident George W. Bush and First Lady Laura Bush, escorted by Adm. Thomas B. Fargo, Commander U.S. Pacific Command, aboard the admiral's barge for Commander Naval Region Hawaii, visit the battleship Missouri (BB-63) museum and the Arizona Memorial, 23 October 2003. Crewmembers aboard the Los Angeles class submarine Bremerton (SSN-698) render honors to the President as the barge passes. President Bush stopped in Hawaii on his return from the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Forum in Thailand. The President also laid a wreath and met with Pearl Harbor survivors aboard the Arizona Memorial. USN photo # N-5024R-001 by Photographer's Mate 2nd Class Johnnie R. Robbins, courtesy of news.navy.mil.
Bremerton108kCapt. Michael Zieser, Commander Submarine Squadron One, presented Cmdr. Charles Logan (right) with his second Meritorious Service Medal for service as Bremerton's (SSN-698) commanding officer. Logan was relieved by Cmdr. Thomas Zwolfer as commanding officer at the Bowfin Submarine Museum on 9 December 2005. Photo by JO2 Corwin Colbert, courtesy of ComSubPac & submitted by Bill Gonyo.
Bremerton51k Fast attack submarine Bremerton (SSN-698) returns to the operational side of the Pacific Submarine Force as she returns to Pearl Harbor Naval Station on 13 March 2007. Bremerton completed her first set of sea trials after concluding a three-year engineering refuel and overhaul. USN photo # N-9486C-001 by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Cynthia Clark.
Bremerton201kSailors aboard the fast-attack submarine Bremerton (SSN-698) render passing honors to the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer Russell (DDG-59) while underway off the coast of Hawaii, 14 January 2009. Russell is underway participating in a joint task force exercise as part of preparation for an upcoming scheduled deployment. Official USN photo # N-5476H-030 by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Michael Hight, courtesy of news.navy.mil.
Bremerton51kBremerton (SSN-698) starboard side view off Hawaii, date unknown. Courtesy of globalsecurity.org.
Bremerton263k The submarine Bremerton (SSN-698) departs Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam for a six-month deployment to the western Pacific region on 5 April 2011. USN photo # N-UK333-090 by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Ronald Gutridge submitted by Bill Gonyo.

There is no DANFS History currently available for Bremerton (SSN-698) 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
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Virtual Tour of USS Springfield (SSN 761) from PBS's Nova web site

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