This website is dedicated to the hardworking
men of the USS Mississippi CGN-40 who have
answered every challenge, performed every
task, and helped preserve the ideals of America.
the last ship to bear this name: CGN-40
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The name USS MISSISSIPPI has been carried
by four ships:
Sideswheel steamer saw action in the Mexican-American War and
was lost during the American Civil War.
Nuclear Guided Missile Cruiser (CGN-40) was the best ship in Naval History.
Battleship (BB-23) (1908-1914) was the lead ship of her class,
saw action before World War I and was eventually
sold to Greece, renamed Lemnos, and sunk
in the early days of World War II.
Battleship (BB-41/EAG-128) (1917-1956) was a New Mexico-class battleship,
saw action during World War II.
|The Fifth USS MISSISSIPPI:
(SSN 782) :
30 January 2008;
began at Electric
Boat in December
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An artist's rendering of a Virginia-class
Awarded: 14 August 2003
Builder: General Dynamics Electric Boat
Laid down: 9 June 2010
Class and type: Virginia-class submarine
Displacement: 7800 tons light, 7800 tons full
Length: 114.9 meters (377 feet)
Beam: 10.3 meters (34 feet)
Propulsion: S9G reactor
Speed: 25 knots (46 km/h) 
Range: Essentially unlimited distance; 33 years
Test depth: greater than 800 feet (250 meters) 
Complement: 134 officers and men