Any fish of many species--such as the sauty, gar, spearfish, and sailfish--which have long, narrow jaws that resemble a bird's bill.
The second Billfish (SSN-676) was launched on 1 May 1970 by General Dynamics, Groton and commissioned on 12 March 1971.
She was decommissioned on 1 July 1999 and struck from the Navy list on the same day. Billfish was disposed of by recycling on 21 April 2000.
Updates pending for 1971-1999.
6 February 2006