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USS Augusta (SSN-710)

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Awarded:31 October 1973
Laid down:1 April 1982
Launched:21 January 1984
Commissioned:19 January 1985
Fate:Active, in commission
Homeport:Groton, Connecticut
General Characteristics
Displacement:5786 tons light, 6164 tons full, 378 tons dead
Length:110.3 meters (362 feet)
Beam:10 meters (33 feet)
Draft:9.7 meters (32 feet)
Complement:12 officers, 98 men
USS Augusta (SSN-710), a Los Angeles-class submarine, was the fifth ship of the United States Navy to be named for The contract to build her was awarded on 31 October 1973 and her keel was laid down on 1 April 1982. She was launched on 21 January 1984 and commissioned on 19 January 1985.

The Soviet Navy claimed that on 20 October 1986, Augusta collided with the Delta-I class ballistic missile submarine K-279 in the eastern Atlantic. Augusta allegedly returned to Groton for US$3 million worth of repairs to her bow.

See USS Augusta for other ships of the same name.