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USS Boise

Two ships of the United States Navy have borne the name Boise, after Boise, capital city of Idaho.

Boise (SSN-764) was laid down 25 August 1988 at the Newport News Shipbuilding Company in Newport New, Virginia[?]; launched 23 March 1991; and commissioned 7 November 1992, Commander D. Mericle[?] commanding.

In 2002 Boise was assigned to the USS John F. Kennedy carrier battle group when the group took part in Operation Enduring Freedom.

General Characteristics

(See Los Angeles-class submarine.)

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