This site is dedicated to the crew of the USS Batfish SSN-681 who served on board throughout its life.  If you have information or pictures of the crew, boat, etc. you would like me to post on the website, send me your information via the Questions and Comments form.  I will reach out to you and get the information via email.
25 June 1968

General Dynamics Electric Boat, Groton, Connecticut

Sponsored by
Mrs. Arthur R. Gralla

Laid down
9 February 1970

9 October 1971

1 September 1972

17 March 1999

17 March 1999

Fate: Scrapping via Ship and Submarine Recycling Program completed 
22 November 2002

Class & type: Sturgeon-class submarine

Speed and Depth: You can find speed and depth numbers on Wiki or other websites, but if we told you, we would have to kill you so we will not verify or deny anything you might find on other sites
Displacement: 4,195 long tons (4,262 t) light, 4,501 long tons (4,573 t) full, 306 long tons (311 t) dead
Length: 302 ft 3 in (92.13 m)
Beam: 31 ft 8 in (9.65 m)
Draft: 28 ft 8 in (8.74 m)
Installed power: 15,000 shaft horsepower (11.2 megawatts)
Propulsion: One S5W nuclear reactor with S3G3 modified core, two steam turbines, one screw
Complement: 112 (14 officers, 98 enlisted men)
Armament: 4 × 21-inch (533 mm) torpedo tubes.