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Billfish

Any fish of many species--such as the sauty, gar, spearfish, and sailfish--which have long, narrow jaws that resemble a bird's bill.

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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