|Welcome To The Official Website For The
USS RICHARD B. RUSSELL (SSN-687)
March 13, 2001
Dear Mr. Rakers,
USS RICHARD B. RUSSELL (SSN-687) is currently at the shipyard pier side awaiting recycling. The boats
currently in dry-dock undergoing recycling are WILLIAM H. BATES (SSN-680), HADDOCK (SSN-621), SCULPIN
(SSN-590), SILVERSIDES (SSN-679), VON STEUBEN (SSBN-632), and L. MENDALL RIVERS (SSN-686) which is
currently undergoing inactivation prior to recycling.
December 22, 2001
The boat is currently in dry dock in the process of being recycled.
The RICHARD B. RUSSELL (SSN-687) is closest to pier (left side photo) - photos from Don Shelton. SRP for
the 687 is scheduled for Oct 2001 (this year)- a few short months away! If only this group of Cold War boats
could talk about the missions they deployed on- but they won't.