USS Chicago (SSN-721)

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The USS Chicago in San Diego, California

USS Chicago (SSN-721) is a submarine, the fourth ship of the United States Navy to be named for the city of Chicago, Illinois. [1]

The contract to build her was awarded to Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company in Newport News, Virginia on 13 August 1981 and her keel was laid down on 5 January 1983. She was launched on 13 October 1984.

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  1. "Guam Welcomes USS Chicago". United States Navy. Retrieved 21 June 2012.

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