From: Dictionary of American Fighting Ships


A small edible Atlantic fish, related to the cod.

(SSN - 621: dp. 3,700 (surf.), 4,300 (subm.); l. 278'6"; b. 31'8"; s. over 20 k.; cpl. 100; a. 4 21" tt.; cl. Thresher)

Haddock (SSN-621), an attack nuclear submarine, was laid down 24 April 1961 by Ingalls Shipbuilding Corp., Pascagoula, Miss.; launched 21 May 1966; sponsored by Mrs. Thomas G. Morris, wife of Representative Morris of New Mexico; and commissioned 22 December 1967, Comdr. Stanley J. Anderson in command.

Transcribed by Yves HUBERT (