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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|
|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|
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.