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USS Phoenix

At least two United States Navy ships have borne the name Phoenix, after the city of Phoenix, Arizona.


The second Phoenix (SSN-702) was a Los Angeles-class nuclear attack submarine. She was laid down 30 July 1977 by the Electric Boat Division, General Dynamics[?], in Groton, Connecticut, launched 8 December 1979, and commissioned 19 December 1981, Captain William Rothbert[?] commanding.

She was decommissioned and struck from the Naval Vessel Register 29 July 1998.



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