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Alaska (SSBN-732)


Ohio Class Ballistic Missile Submarine: Laid down, 9 March 1983, at the Electric Boat Division of General Dynamics Corp., Groton, CT; Launched, 12 January 1985; Commissioned, USS Alaska (SSBN-732), 25 January 1986; Alaska is assigned to the Atlantic Fleet and is homeported at Kings Bay, Ga.

Specifications: Displacement, Surfaced: 16, 600 t., Submerged: 18,750 t.; Length 560' ; Beam 42'; Draft 38'; Speed, Surfaced/Submerged 20+ kts; Complement 153; Test depth 1,200'; Armament, 24 missile tubes, four 21" torpedo tubes; Propulsion, S8G Nuclear Reactor, two geared turbines at 60,000 shp, one propeller.
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Ohio Class63kCut out of the Ohio Class submarine.Photo courtesy of Robert Hall.
Alaska257kMrs. Ted Stevens christening Alaska (SSBN-732) on 12 January 1985. Photograph added courtesy of S. Dale Hargrave.
Photo added 06/30/13.
Trident227kCommemorative post mark on the occasion of the christening of the Alaska (SSBN-732) on 12 January 1985.Photo courtesy of Scott Koen & ussnewyork.com.
Trident234kCommemorative post mark on the occasion of the christening of the Alaska (SSBN-732) on 12 January 1985.Photo courtesy of Scott Koen & ussnewyork.com.
Alabama92k A port bow view of the nuclear-powered strategic missile submarine Alabama (SSN-731) moored at a pier prior to the beginning of its commissioning ceremony on 25 May 1985. The nearly complete Alaska (SSBN-732) is on the building ways on the left.Official U.S. Navy Photograph # DN-SC-85-08051, by PH3 Kathy Keil, from the Department of Defense Still Media Collection, courtesy of dodmedia.osd.mil.
Alaska115k Appropriate photo of the Alaska (SSBN-732) covered in snow at the Electric Boat Division of General Dynamics Corp., Groton, CT., on her commissioning day, 25 January 1986. U.S. Navy photo # 4560R-001 by Gene Royer, courtesy of news.navy.mil.
Callahan109kCaptain Paul L. Callahan, Commanding Officer (blue) of the nuclear-powered strategic missile submarine Alaska (SSBN-732), attends the ship's commissioning. U.S. Navy Photograph # DN-SN-86-02698 by Wiseman, courtesy of Department of Defense Imagery submitted by Bill Gonyo.
Alaska749kA port bow view of the nuclear-powered strategic missile submarine Alaska (SSBN-732) during its commissioning, 25 January 1986. Official U.S. Navy Photograph # DN-ST-86-03676 by PH3 Zoph, courtesy of dodmedia.osd.mil.
Alaska18kCommemorative post mark on the occasion of the commissioning of the Alaska (SSBN-732), 25 January 1986. Photo courtesy of Jack Treutle.
Alaska110kThe large harbor tug Ottumwa (YTB-761) assists the nuclear-powered strategic missile submarine Alaska (SSBN-732) away from Delta Pier on 1 June 1987 at NSB Bangor, WA. Official U.S. Navy Photograph # DN-ST-88-05574 by Brian Nokell, courtesy of Bill Gonyo.
Alaska299kA port beam view of the nuclear-powered strategic missile submarine Alaska (SSBN-732), underway en route to Dabob Bay Range for trials off the Naval Submarine base at Bangor, Washington, 1 June 1987. The Olympic mountain range is in the background. Official U.S. Navy Photograph # DN-SC-88-05579 by Brian Nokell, courtesy of dodmedia.osd.mil.
Alaska665k The submarine tender McKee (AS-41) and the nuclear-powered fleet ballistic missile submarine Alaska (SSBN-732) moored in their honorary home port for an Independence Day celebration on July 1987 at Seward, Alaska. Official U.S. Navy Photograph # DN-SC-88-01981 by Diane Muehlman, courtesy of dodmedia.osd.mil.
Alaska534k A starboard view of the nuclear-powered strategic missile submarine Alaska (SSBN-732) tied up alongside the submarine tender McKee (AS-41), 6 July 1987 at Seward, Alaska. Official U.S. Navy Photograph # DN-SC-88-05569 by PH2 George G. Ortiz, courtesy of dodmedia.osd.mil.
Alaska271k The U.S. Navy's Trident nuclear powered submarine Alaska (SSBN-732) is guided into an explosives handling wharf at the Naval Station, Submarine Base, Bangor, WA., 15 August 1998. U.S. Navy photo # N-4560R-001 by Gene Royer, courtesy of news.navy.mil.
Alaska32k Commemorative postal cover issued on the occasion of Submarine Centennial Day Proclaimation, 28 April 2000, with the Alaska (SSBN-732) inset. Courtesy of Jack Treutle.
Alaska372k Alaska (SSBN-732) Commanding Officer Cmdr. Jon Fahs salutes commodore Submarine Squadron 19, Capt. Derek Hesse before making the journey to Norfolk, Va. from Bangor, Wash. on 8 July 2006. Alaska is changing homeports to Kings Bay, Ga., and undergoing an engineering refueling overhaul in Norfolk. U.S. Navy photo # C-7770B-001 by Danise Barnes, courtesy of news.navy.mil.
Alaska185k Naval Reserve Officers' Training Corps (NROTC) midshipmen embark the Alaska (SSBN-732) for a 24 hour underway guided tour on 19 July 2006. U.S. Navy photo # N-0209M-002 by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Joshua Martin, courtesy of news.navy.mil.
Alaska551kNaval Reserve Officers' Training Corps (NROTC) Midshipman 3rd Class Samantha Greco peers through a periscope aboard the Alaska (SSBN-732) while receiving instruction from a crew member during a 24 hour underway guided tour on 19 July 2006. Greco is part of a group of midshipmen who have come together from universities across the country to participate in the annual Career Orientation and Training for Midshipmen (CORTRAMID) program. The purpose of the tour was to help familiarize midshipmen with the operations and mission of the submarine community by allowing them to participate in training exercises while underway. U.S. Navy photo # N-0209M-009 by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Joshua Martin, courtesy of news.navy.mil.
Alaska485kNaval Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (NROTC) Midshipman 3rd Class Bryne Welden steers the bow of the Alaska (SSBN-732) during a 24 hour underway guided tour. U.S. Navy photo # N-0209M-014 by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Joshua Martin, courtesy of news.navy.mil.
Trident5.83kThe attached file gives about 50 photos and illustrations of a Trident missile submarine and its equipment. It gives you a pretty good idea of the surroundings and "living in a sewer pipe" with unclassified pictures. Richard Scheeder via Ron Reeves, HTC, USNR (ret.)
Alaska191kThe fleet ballistic missile submarine Alaska (SSBN-732) arrives at Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay on 1 April 2009. U.S. Navy Photograph # N-1841C-015 by Mass Communication Specialist Kimberly Clifford.
Alaska272kFamily and friends of crew members aboard the fleet ballistic missile submarine Alaska (SSBN-732) welcome the boat to her new homeport at Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay, Ga. on 1 April 2009. Alaska had been homeported at Naval Submarine Base Bangor, Wash. for 20 years and was reassigned to Kings Bay after a 26-month refueling overhaul at Norfolk Naval Shipyard. The addition of Alaska increases the number of fleet ballistic missile submarines at Kings Bay to six. U.S. Navy Photograph # N-1841C-094 by Mass Communication Specialist Kimberly Clifford.
Alaska46kFrom left, Capt. Daniel Mack, Commodore Submarine Squadron Sixteen and CDR Paul Haebler, Commanding Officer Alaska (SSBN-732) welcomed CDR Cory Jackson during the Alaska Assumption of Command Ceremony, 29 May 2009. The ceremony marked the split of the crew from the combined force during the refit period into Blue and Gold crews. U.S. Navy Photograph by Mass Communication Specialist Kimberly Clifford.
Alaska274kElectronics Technician 3rd Class Billy Dodson uses a needle gun during maintenance on the hull of the Alaska (SSBN-732) on 15 April 2010. U.S. Navy Photograph # N-9753W-078 by Fire Technican Seaman Ross White courtesy of news.navy.mil. via Bill Gonyo.
Alaska219kThe ballistic missile submarine Alaska (SSBN-732) has set aside living quarters for female officers in preparation to be one of the first submarines to have an integrated crew. The Navy announced 29 April 2010 a new policy to station women on submarines. U.S. Navy Photograph # N-1831S-054 by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Ash Severe courtesy of news.navy.mil. via Bill Gonyo.
Trident413k The ballistic missile subarine Alaska (SSBN-732) approaches Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay, Ga., after successfully completing sea trials. U.S. Navy Photograph # N-FG395-046 by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class James Kimber courtesy of news.navy.mil.
Alaska571k Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Ted Marsh, mooring supervisor for the Trident Refit Facility, directs line handlers mooring the ballistic-missile submarine Alaska (SSBN-732) at Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay on 5 April 2011. Alaska returned to homeport following a three-month patrol at sea. U.S. Navy Photograph # N-FG395-031 by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class James Kimber courtesy of news.navy.mil.
Alaska577kAlaska (SSBN-732) prepares to moor at Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay. U.S. Navy Photograph # N-FG395-006 by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class James Kimber courtesy of news.navy.mil.

There is no DANFS History currently available for Alaska (SSBN-732) at the Haze Gray & Underway Web Site.
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation
Fleet Reserve Association

Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
Official US Navy Web Site for - USS Alaska (SSBN-732)
FAS - SSBN-726 Ohio Class FBM Submarines

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