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At a glance: Facts about the USS Oklahoma City

At a glance: Facts about the USS Oklahoma City
by William Crum Modified: September 19, 2013 at 10:15 pm •  Published: September 20, 2013

At a glance

The USS Oklahoma City is a nuclear-powered, fast-attack submarine armed with torpedoes and Tomahawk cruise missiles.

• Commissioned: July 9, 1988.

• Based: Naval Base Guam, where the boat was “forward deployed” to the Pacific submarine fleet in March 2011 after an overhaul at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, Maine.

• Crew: 162; no Oklahomans are on the crew at present.

• Commander: Cmdr. Andrew Peterson III, assumed command in March 2011.

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William Crum, staff writer

by William Crum
OU and Norman High School graduate, formerly worked as a reporter and editor for the Associated Press, the Star Tribune in Minneapolis, and the Norman Transcript. Married, two children, lives in Norman.
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