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USS Asheville (SSN 758)

Named after the city of Asheville, N.C., USS ASHEVILLE is the 47th fast attack submarine in the LOS ANGELES - class and the fourth ship in the Navy to bear the name.

General Characteristics:Awarded: November 26, 1984
Keel laid: January 9, 1987
Launched: February 24, 1990
Commissioned: September 28, 1991
Builder: Newport News Shipbuilding Co., Newport News, Va.
Propulsion system: one nuclear reactor
Propellers: one
Length: 360 feet (109.73 meters)
Beam: 33 feet (10 meters)
Draft: 32,15 feet (9.8 meters)
Displacement: Surfaced: approx. 6,300 tons     Submerged: approx. 7,100 tons
Speed: Surfaced: approx. 15 knots     Submerged: approx. 32 knots
Armament: Tomahawk missiles from 12 VLS-tubes, four 533 mm torpedo Tubes for Mk-48 torpedoes, Harpoon missiles, ability to lay mines
Cost: approx. $900 million
Homeport: San Diego, CA
Crew: 13 Officers, 116 Enlisted


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Crew List:

This section contains the names of sailors who served aboard USS ASHEVILLE. It is no official listing but contains the names of sailors who submitted their information.


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The photos below were taken by me and show the ASHEVILLE at Submarine Base Point Loma, Calif., on March 10, 2008.



The photo below was taken by me and shows the ASHEVILLE at Submarine Base Point Loma, Calif., on March 14, 2012. On March 16, the ASHEVILLE held a change of command during which Cmdr. Douglas Bradley relieved Cmdr. Gerald Miranda as commanding officer.



The photos below were taken by me and show the ASHEVILLE at Submarine Base Point Loma, Calif., on May 8 and 10, 2012.



The photos below were taken by me and show the ASHEVILLE at Submarine Base Point Loma, Calif., on May 4 (the first photo) and October 11, 2012.




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