(SSN-758: dp. 5,723 (surf.), 6,927 (subm.); l. 360'; b. 33'; dr. 32.3'; s. 20+ k.; cpl. 127; a. 4 21" tt, SUBROC, Harpoon; cl. Los Angeles)
A city in western North Carolina, and the seat of Buncombe County.
The fourth Asheville (SSN-758) was laid down on 14 January 1987 at Newport News, Va., by the Newport News Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. Her launching was projected for June 1990 and her completion for late 1991.