United States
Name:USS New Jersey
Namesake:State of New Jersey
Builder:Newport News ShipbuildingNewport News, Virginia
Status:Under construction
General characteristics
Class and type:Virginia-class submarine
Displacement:7,800 tons
Length:377 ft (115 m)
Beam:34 ft (10.4 m)
Draft:32 ft (9.8 m)
Propulsion:S9G reactor auxiliary diesel engine
Speed:25 knots (46 km/h)
Endurance:can remain submerged for up to 3 months
Test depth:greater than 800 ft (244 m)
  • 15 officers
  • 120 enlisted men


Virginia Class Cutaway view


Some of the Crew and the CO & COB


SSN-796 Keel authentication ceremony


SSN-796 Links


USS Naval Vessel Register


Next U.S. Navy ship to carry the name of New Jersey

 USS SSN 796, a Virginia-class attack submarine 
 USS Submarine Photo Archive 
 USS First look inside at the next U.S. Navy ship to carry the name of New Jersey 

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