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Arco in Butte County, Idaho — The American West (Mountains)
 

USS Hawkbill (SSN-666)

 
 
USS Hawkbill (SSN-666) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 10, 2017
1. USS Hawkbill (SSN-666) Marker
Inscription.
USS Hawkbill (SSN-666)
Class: (Sturgeon Variant) Sturgeon
Built At: Mare Island Naval Shipyard
Keel Laid: 12 September 1966
Launched: 2 April 1969
Christening: Mrs. Bernard F. Roeder
Commissioned: 4 February 1971
First Commanding Officer: Commander Christopher H. Brown
Decommissioned March 15, 2000
Length: 302 Feet Beam: 31.8 Feet
Displacement: 4229 Tons Surface 4762 Tons Submerged
Speed: 15 Kts Surface 25 Kts Submerged
Endurance: Unlimited Test Depth: 1200 Feet
Personnel Complement: 12 Officers 95 Enlisted
Propulsion Plant: S5W Pressurized Water Nuclear Reactor
2 Steam Turbines Single Propeller
 
Location. 43° 38.049′ N, 113° 17.801′ W. Marker is in Arco, Idaho, in Butte County. Marker is on S. Front Street (U.S. 26) near HWY Drive, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Located in the Idaho Science Center. Marker is at or near this postal address: 335 South Front Street, Arco ID 83213, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hawkbill Base (a few steps from this marker); USS S-27 (a few steps from this marker); Mk 14 Torpedo
The Sail of the USS Hawkbill (SSN-666) image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 10, 2017
2. The Sail of the USS Hawkbill (SSN-666)
“Submarine in the Desert”
The sail of the USS Hawkbill was erected here on July 19, 2003 as a monument and memorial to all U.S. Navy Submarine Veterans.
(a few steps from this marker); Arco Veterans Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Atoms for Peace (approx. half a mile away).
 
Also see . . .
1. USS Hawkbill SSN-666. (Submitted on May 24, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. USS Hawkbill (SSN-666) on Wikipedia. (Submitted on May 24, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Categories. War, ColdWaterways & Vessels
 
The Idaho Science Center image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 10, 2017
3. The Idaho Science Center
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 24, 2017. This page originally submitted on May 24, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 94 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 24, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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