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U.S.S. RICHARD B. RUSSELL (SSN-687)  
Synopsis of Key Events In The History of USS RICHARD B. RUSSELL (SSN687)

Builder: Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS)- Newport News, Virginia
UIC: 20642
Contract awarded: July 25, 1969   
Keel laid: October 19, 1971
Launched: January 12, 1974    
Delivered: August 12, 1975
Commissioned: August 16, 1975   
Placed In Reserve: July 1, 1993
Decommissioned: June 24, 1994   
Stricken from NVR: June 24, 1994
Current Status: Disposed of through SRP (10/02).  Puget Sound Naval Shipyard (PSNS).
Length: 300'  Beam 32'  Crew Compliment: 14 officers and 112 enlisted