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|Ordered:||24 January 1972|
|Laid down:||15 December 1973|
|Launched:||18 June 1977|
|Delivered:||23 January 1979|
|Commissioned:||3 March 1979|
|Struck:||30 April 1997|
|Displacement:||5731 tons light, 6111 tons full, 380 tons dead|
|Test Depth:||950 feet|
|Complement:||12 officers, 98 men|
|Armament:||four 21-inch torpedo tubes aft of bow, AGM-84 Harpoon and Tomahawk missiles from 12 vertical launch tubes, Mk48 torpedoes|
USS New York City (SSN-696), a Los Angeles-class submarine, was the only ship of the United States Navy to be named in honor of specifically the city of New York, as distinct from the state. Her construction was ordered on 24 January 1972 and begun on 15 December 1973 by the Electric Boat Division of General Dynamics. She was launched on 18 June 1977 sponsored by Mrs. James R. Schlesinger, delivered to the Navy on 23 January 1979, and commissioned on 3 March 1979 with Commander James A. Ross in command.
See USS New York for ships named for the state. Note that LPD-21, despite the gesture of including steel salvaged from the World Trade Center in her hull, is explicitly named for the state, not the city.