Beam: 42 feet Flank Speed: 25+ knots General Characteristics: Keel Laid: January 10, 1984: Launched: April 23, 1988: Commissioned: September 9, 1989: USS Pennsylvania (SSBN 735) USS PENNSYLVANIA is the tenth ship in the OHIO class and the first submarine in the Navy to bear the name of the state. The USS Pennsylvania (SSBN-735) arrives at Kitsap-Bangor Submarine Base on June 14, 2014, after a 140-day deterrent patrol – the longest ever for an Ohio-class SSBN. The USS Pennsylvania (BB-38) was the lead ship of the Pennsylvania class of the United States super-dreadnought battleships. NAVSHIPSO NAVSEA Shipbuilding Support Office Norfolk Naval Shipyard Code 284, Bldg 705 Portsmouth, VA 23709-1020 (757) 967-3484 (757) 967-2957 (FAX) Class: Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine Named for: The U.S. state of Pennsylvania Complement: 15 Officers and 140 Enlisted Displacement: 16764 tons Length: 560 feet. The USS Pennsylvania is a stealth submarine on active patrol in the Pacific Ocean. SILVERDALE, Wash. (Oct. 26, 2020) - The gold crew of the Ohio-class ballistic-missile submarine USS Pennsylvania (SSBN 735) conducted a change of command, Oct. 26. The USS Pennsylvania was commissioned in September 1989 – 29 years ago – and completed a mid-life complex reactor refueling overhaul in 2012. USS PENNSYLVANIA (SSBN-735) Crew Links. She was launched on March 16, 1915, sponsored by Elizabeth Kolb of Philadelphia, and commissioned (placed on the active duty list) on June 12, 1916, with Captain Henry B. Wilson at the helm. Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine USS Pennsylvania (SSBN 735) underway in the vicinity of Hawaii. Click image to view full size.'s mission is to provide a means for shipmates to keep in touch with one another. The USS Pennsylvania, part of the nation’s strategic deterrence forces, is one of eight Ohio-class ballistic missile submarines home-ported at … October 17, 2002 USS Pennsylvania (Gold) arrived at it new homeport of Bangor, Washington, after about 80 days transit from Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay, Ga. SSBN 735 is the first Trident submarine to change homeports to Bangor in more than 15 years and the first of two boats to come to Bangor from the East Coast with D-5 capabilities. An inspiring video of dolphins swimming with US Navy submarine USS Pennsylvania. SSBN-735 General Specifications. USS Pennsylvania (SSBN-735) is a United States Navy Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine that has been in commission since 1989. Add Your Name to the SSBN-735 Crew Roster . Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine USS Pennsylvania (SSBN 735) underway in the vicinity of Hawaii.