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Hampton (SSN-767)


Radio Call Sign: November - Hotel - Victor - Alpha

Los Angeles Class (Improved) Attack Submarine: Laid down, 2 March 1990, at Newport News Shipbuilding and Drydock Co., Newport News, VA.; Launched, 3 April 1992; Commissioned, USS Hampton (SSN-767), 6 November 1993. Hampton is assigned to the US Atlantic Fleet and is homeported at Norfolk, VA.

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, Harpoon and Tomahawk ASM/LAM missiles from 12 VLS tubes, 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. Improved Performance Machinery Program Phase I [on 688 Improved].
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Hampton69kCommemorative post mark on the occasion of the Hampton's (SSN-767) christening, 28 September 1991.
Courtesy of Jack Treutle.
Hampton101kHampton (SSN-767) underway during her sea trials prior to commissioning, 22 August 1993.
U.S. Navy photo courtesy of cnsf.navy.mil.
Hampton37kCommemorative post mark on the occasion of the Hampton's (SSN-767) commissioning, 6 November 1993.
Courtesy of Wolfgang Hechler, submitted by Ron Reeves & Gary Priolo.
Hampton231k A port bow view of the nuclear-powered attack submarine Hampton (SSN-767) tied up at the Trident pier on 5 Dec 1993 at Port Canaveral, Florida.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph # DN-SC-95-00005, by OS2 John Bouvia, from the Department of Defense Still Media Collection, courtesy of dodmedia.osd.mil.
Who Am I?927k An aerial view of a section of the Naval Station showing destroyer and submarine (D&S) pier #21. On the south side of the pier is the submarine tender Emory S. Land (AS-39) with four Los Angeles class nuclear-powered attack submarines moored on the north side including the Atlanta (SSN-712), Jacksonville (SSN-699), and unidentified sub, and Hampton (SSN-767), 25 Jun 1995. Official U.S. Navy Photograph # DN-SC-95-02165, by Robert J. Sitar, from the Department of Defense Still Media Collection, courtesy of dodmedia.osd.mil.
Hampton69kHampton (SSN-767) starboard view in Gibraltar 10th September 1995.
Courtesy of Daniel Ferro.
Hampton32k Navy SEAL's conduct a fast-rope exercise from the cargo door of an HH-60H "Seahawk" assigned to Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Seven (HS-7) "Dusty Dogs" onto the hull of the fast-attack submarine Hampton (SSN-767), 12 August 1998. Hampton is currently participating in COMPTUEX 98.
U.S. Navy photo # N-3235P-003 by Photographer's Mate 2nd Class Michael W. Pendergrass, courtesy of chinfo.navy.mil.
Hampton80kThe Hampton (SSN-767) steams by a tall ship while preparing to anchor near the Chamberlain Hotel on the Elizabeth River during the opening day of OPSail 2000.
U.S. Navy photo # N-6989T-501 by Photographer's Mate Airman Apprentice Jason P. Taylor, courtesy of cnsf.navy.mil.
Hampton127kHampton (SSN-767) port quarter view at Souda Bay, Crete, Greece, 19 August 2003.
Courtesy of Paul Farley.
Hampton159kMembers of the Hampton's (SSN-767) docking crew line the stern of the boat as she approaches Souda Bay, Crete, Greece, 19 August 2003.
Courtesy of Paul Farley.
Hampton221kHampton (SSN-767) bridge crew at Souda Bay, Crete, Greece, 19 August 2003.
Courtesy of Paul Farley.
Hampton201kThe Greek tug A4-35 helps nudge the Hampton (SSN-767) into Souda Bay, Crete, Greece, 19 August 2003.
Courtesy of Paul Farley.
Hampton242kA member of the Hampton's (SSN-767) marine unit observing the docking with a Greek tug in the background at Souda Bay, Crete, Greece, 19 August 2003.
Courtesy of Paul Farley.
Hampton32kCommemorative post mark on the occasion of the Hampton's (SSN-767) 10th birthday, 6 November 2003.
Courtesy of Jack Treutle.
Jacksonville & Hampton375kThe Los Angeles-class submarine Jacksonville (SSN-699) moors alongside Hampton (SSN-767) after returning home to Naval Station Norfolk, December 19, 2003. Jacksonville was deployed for three months in support of the global war on terrorism. U.S Navy photo # N-2903K-004 by Journalist 2nd Class B.L. Keller, courtesy of news.navy.mil.
Hampton270k Storekeeper Seaman Jabari Ingram, left, gives a haircut in the tight spaces on 5 April 2004 aboard the Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine Hampton (SSN-767) to Electronics Technician 3rd Class Reed Williams.
U.S. Navy photo # N-6027E-001 by Chief Journalist Kevin Elliott. Courtesy of chinfo.navy.mil.
Hampton121k Lt. j.g. Amit Patel, right, mans a console in the control room of the Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine Hampton (SSN-767) in the waters off the United Kingdom 19 April 2004, while heading to the North Pole to conduct operations.
U.S. Navy photo # N-6027E-004 by Chief Journalist Kevin Elliott. Courtesy of chinfo.navy.mil.
Hampton190k The Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine Hampton (SSN-767) surfaced at the North Pole, 19 April 2004 posted a sign reading "North Pole" made by the crew after surfacing in the polar ice cap region.
U.S. Navy photo # N-6027E-002 by Chief Journalist Kevin Elliott. Courtesy of chinfo.navy.mil.
Hampton46k The attack submarine Hampton (SSN-767) surfaced at the North Pole, with a look of the Arctic scenery, 19 April 2004.
US Navy photo courtesy of STSCS(SS) Robert Carlin.
Hampton234k The Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine Hampton (SSN-767) surfaced at the North Pole, 19 April 2004. Hampton and the Royal Navy Trafalgar class attack submarine Tireless took part in ICEX 04, a joint operational exercise beneath the polar ice cap. Both the Tireless and Hampton crews met on the ice, including scientists traveling aboard both submarines to collect data and perform experiments. The Ice Exercise demonstrates the U.S. and British Submarine Force's ability to freely navigate in all international waters, including the Arctic.
U.S. Navy photo # N-6027E-003 by Chief Journalist Kevin Elliott. Courtesy of chinfo.navy.mil.
Hampton350k The Los Angeles-class attack submarine Hampton (SSN-767) left, passes the Navy's newest attack submarine, Virginia (SSN-774) at the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay, 4 October 2004. Virginia will be commissioned at Naval Station Norfolk, Va., on 22 October 2004.
U.S. Navy photo # N-5268S-001 by Journalist 2nd Class Christina M. Shaw, courtesy of chinfo.navy.mil.
Hampton571k Submarine Squadron Eight Commodore Capt. Robert Hennegan presents Hampton (SSN-767) Commanding Officer Cmdr. Robert Burke the Battle Efficiency "E" award for 2004. During the ceremony, Hennegan referred to Hampton as his squadron's "plug and play" ship. He said that any time a mission needed to be completed, Hampton was the best bet to get the mission done quickly and effectively. After presenting the award to Burke, Hennegan personally shook every Hampton crewmember's hand and told them that they together had earned the award.
U.S. Navy photo # N-2820Z-002 by Journalist Seaman Andrew Zask, courtesy of cnsf.navy.mil.
Hampton71k Sailors assigned to the Line Handing Crew onboard the Los Angeles Class Attack Submarine, Hampton (SSN-767) (foreground), heave to on the mooring lines, as the ship conducts mooring operations after arriving at Port Everglades, Florida, during South Florida's Fleet Week USA on 1 May 2006. U.S. Navy photo # DN-SD-06-13158 by JO2 Christine Hannon, courtesy of defenselink.mil and submitted by Bill Gonyo.
Hampton534kCmdr. Michael B. Portland, right, relieves Cmdr. Robert P. Burke during the change of command ceremony for the Hampton (SSN-767) at Hospital Point in Portsmouth, Va., August 3, 2005. Hampton is currently undergoing a modernization period in the Norfolk Naval Shipyard in Portsmouth.
U.S. Navy photo # N-2820Z-001 by Journalist 3rd Class Andrew Zask, courtesy of cnsf.navy.mil.
Hampton236kFast attack submarine Hampton (SSN-767) gets some support from a harbor tug as she arrives in Port Everglades 1 May 2006 in support of South Florida's Fleet Week USA. Nearly 3,000 sailors are participating in this year's fleet week. While in port, Sailors will take in the local sites while sampling South Florida's hospitality.
U.S. Navy photo # N-8190H-002 by Journalist 2nd Class Christine Hannon, courtesy of cnsf.navy.mil.
Hampton223k The Hampton (SSN-767) pulls alongside an unidentified vessel upon her arrival in Port Everglades, 1 May 2006 in support of South Florida's Fleet Week USA.
U.S. Navy photo # N-8190H-006 by Journalist 2nd Class Christine Hannon, courtesy of cnsf.navy.mil.
Hampton454kHampton (SSN-767) transit along in the Pacific Ocean on 14 August 2009following a 15-ship group photo concluding Valiant Shield 2007. The Kitty Hawk, John C. Stennis (CVN-74) and Nimitz (CVN-68) Carrier Strike Groups are participating in Valiant Shield 2007, the largest joint exercise in the Pacific this year. Held in the Guam operating area, the exercise includes 30 ships, more than 280 aircraft and more than 20,000 service members from the Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard. Kitty Hawk is entering the third month of its summer deployment.U.S. Navy photo # N-6009S-193 by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Hana'lei Shimana, courtesy of cnsf.navy.mil.
Hampton207kChafee (DDG-90) (left), Kitty Hawk (CV-63) and Hampton (SSN-767) transit in formation during a group photo concluding Valiant Shield 2007 on 14 August 2007. The Kitty Hawk, John C. Stennis (CVN-74) and Nimitz (CVN-68) Carrier Strike Groups are participating in Valiant Shield 2007, the largest joint exercise in the Pacific this year. Held in the Guam operating area, the exercise includes 30 ships, more than 280 aircraft and more than 20,000 service members from the Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard. Kitty Hawk is entering the third month of its summer deployment.
U.S. Navy photo # N-6009S-089 by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Hana'lei Shimana, courtesy of news.navy.mil. Photo i.d. courtesy of Bob Shouse.
Valiant Shield288kA U.S. Air Force B-52 Stratofortress aircraft and 16 other aircraft from the Air Force and Navy fly over Kitty Hawk (CV-63), Nimitz (CVN-68) and John C. Stennis (CVN-74) Strike Groups during Valiant Shield's photo exercise while at sea 14 August 2007. The joint exercise consists of 28 naval vessels including the submarines Key West (SSN-722) & Hampton (SSN-767) & more than 300 aircraft, and approximately 20,000 service members from the Navy, Army, Air Force, Marine Corps and Coast Guard. DoD photo # 1542987 by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jarod Hodge, courtesy of jccc.afis.osd.mil.
Hampton156kAir and water gush from the ballast tanks of the fast attack submarine Hampton (SSN-767) as it submerges off the coast of San Diego for a six-month deployment in the western Pacific Ocean on 16 October 2009.
U.S. Navy photo # N-1354M-001 by Storekeeper Chief Petty Officer Michael Murphy, courtesy of news.navy.mil. Photo added 10/24/08.

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