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  • 2 June 2017
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    Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Key West (SSN 722) arrived in Singapore on June 1, becoming the latest in a row of U.S. Navy submarines to visit ports in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. Prior to USS Key West’s visit to Singapore, the U.S. Navy announced several port calls in Japan and South Korea made by submarines in the last two […]

  • 15 February 2018
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    The US Navy’s Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Bremerton (SSN 698) on February 14 made a stop in Singapore as part of its deployment to the Indo-Pacific region. For some of the 140 crew members, this is their first time in the Changi Naval Base and their first visit to Singapore, the US Navy said. […]

  • 11 August 2017
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    The US Navy’s nuclear-powered Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Jacksonville (SSN 699) returned from her final deployment before she retires. Sailors assigned to the submarine returned to their homeport at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam on August 10, following the successful completion of the submarine’s 15th deployment to the Western Pacific. Jacksonville and her crew steamed more […]

  • 6 December 2017
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    US Navy’s Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Dallas (SSN 700) was inactivated in a ceremony held at Naval Kitsap-Bangor on December 5.  The ceremony marked the end of 36 years of service of the nuclear-powered boat. It was also the crew’s final public event before the submarine is officially decommissioned in the controlled industrial area […]

  • 25 December 2016
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    U.S. Navy’s Los Angeles-class submarine USS Buffalo returned to its homeport of Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam on December 23, completing her last deployment before decommissioning. During her final, seven-month deployment, Buffalo visited Singapore and participated in cooperative exercises with the Indonesian and Republic of Singapore navies. They also qualified 25 crew members in submarines and […]

  • 23 November 2016
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    U.S. Navy’s Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Scranton (SSN 757) arrived at Naval Base Point Loma (NBPL) in her new homeport of San Diego, November 21. Scranton arrived after completing extensive maintenance at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard (PNS) in Kittery, Maine, and three months of operations at sea. Scranton arrived in Kittery in 2014 to […]

  • 16 May 2016
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    U.S. Navy’s Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Charlotte (SSN 766) returned from a six-month Western Pacific deployment to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, May 13. During the deployment, 26 sailors earned their designation as qualified in submarines and now wear their dolphin warfare insignia. Along with this accomplishment, 20 sailors advanced in rank and 22 personnel qualified […]

  • 27 November 2015
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    U.S. Navy’s Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Jacksonville (SSN 699) changed command November 25, as Commander Matthew Boland was relieved by Commander Steven Faulk. The change of command took place during a ceremony at the historic submarine piers of Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. Commander Matthew Bolland said: Every member of my team is elite […]

  • 28 December 2017
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    The oldest of US Navy’s Los Angeles-class attack submarines, the USS Bremerton (SSN 698), arrived at Fleet Activities Yokosuka, December 22 for a final visit during its Indo-Asia-Pacific deployment. “I think it’s important for Bremerton to make one last visit to Yokosuka,” said Cmdr. Travis Zettel, USS Bremerton commanding officer. “The region means a lot […]

  • 9 September 2019
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    The 35-year-old boat will now head to Bremerton, Washington, for inactivation.

  • 19 March 2019
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    US Navy’s Los Angeles-class submarine USS Providence (SSN 719) returned to Naval Submarine Base New London on March 15, completing a deployment to the European Command Areas of Responsibility. This deployment marked 33 years of service and 15 completed deployments for USS Providence (SSN 719). During the deployment, 30 crewmembers earned their dolphins (the submarine […]

  • 10 November 2017
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    US Navy’s Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Olympia (SSN 717) wrapped up a series of missions and exercises in the Western Pacific returning to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam on November 9. The submarine took part in coordinated exercises with US and allied forces and completed three successful missions vital to national security, according to the […]

  • 12 December 2017
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    US Navy’s Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Jacksonville (SSN 699) has reached her new homeport of Naval Base Kitsap-Bremerton where she is to be decommissioned and inactivated. The submarine arrived in Bremerton on December 11, completing her homeport change from Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Jacksonville has been homeported in Hawaii since 2009. USS Jacksonville completed her most recent […]

  • 4 February 2016
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    The commanding officer of the U.S. Navy’s attack submarine USS Dallas was relieved of his duties February 2 for failing to effectively operate the sub. Commander Edward Byers was removed from his position by Capt. Oliver Lewis, Commander, Submarine Squadron 12, due to what the Navy says was ‘loss of confidence in his ability to command’. […]

  • 7 June 2016
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    The U.S. Navy started preparations to decommission one more Los Angeles-class submarine, just seven days after bidding farewell to USS City of Corpus Christi at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, May 30. On June 6, the Pacific Submarine Force and the Pearl Harbor waterfront bid farewell to the Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Houston (SSN 713) in an […]

  • 23 June 2017
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    The U.S. Navy’s Los Angeles fast-attack submarine USS Helena (SSN 725) completed her six-month deployment to the European Command and Central Command areas of responsibility returning to Naval Station Norfolk Wednesday, June 21. USS Helena (SSN 725) operated under the guidance of a Chief of Naval Operations released document that addresses how the Navy will adapt to […]

  • 14 April 2017
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    U.S. Navy’s Los Angeles-class submarine USS Providence (SSN 719) returned to the fleet on April 7 after completing a maintenance period that will allow her to complete her remaining scheduled deployments before being retired. The submarine started her pre-inactivation restricted availability (PIRA) period at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard on December 4, 2015, and returned to fleet 23 […]

  • 24 October 2019
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    The US Navy’s Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Louisville (SSN 724) has arrived at Naval Base Kitsap-Bremerton to start her inactivation and decommissioning process. The submarine departed Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, on October 7 and arrived in Washington on October 22. “It has been an honor and a privilege to serve […]

  • 30 May 2019
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    The US Navy’s Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Pittsburgh (SSN 720) arrived at Naval Base Kitsap-Bremerton on May 28 to start her inactivation and decommissioning process. Under the command of Cmdr. Jason Deichler, the submarine departed Naval Submarine Base New London in Groton, Connecticut, and made its first arctic transit for its final homeport change. […]

  • 26 February 2019
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    USS Pittsburgh operated in European water during its final deployment

  • 4 November 2016
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    The U.S. Navy’s Los Angeles-class submarine USS Greeneville returned to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam after completing a six month deployment to the Western Pacific region, November 3. While deployed, Greeneville made a first-ever port visit for a submarine to Puerto Princesa, a city on the eastern side of the island of Palawan in the Republic of the […]

  • 22 May 2017
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    U.S. Navy’s Los Angeles-Class fast attack submarine USS Alexandria (SSN 757) wrapped up her six-month deployment to the Western Pacific region and returned to Naval Base Point Loma in San Diego on May 18. Alexandria completed four missions deemed vital to national security and participated in five multinational exercises, spending a total of 197 days […]

  • 26 February 2019
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    US Navy submarine USS Santa Fe (SSN 763) pulled into Royal Australian Navy base HMAS Stirling on Garden Island after completing training activities with four Australian Collins-class submarines. Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine Santa Fe took part in a joint training exercise with HMAS Collins, HMAS Farncomb, HMAS Dechaineux and HMAS Sheean, in waters around Australia. The exercise, […]

  • 31 May 2016
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    U.S. Navy’s Pacific Submarine Force held a decommissioning ceremony for the Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS City of Corpus Christi (SSN 705) at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam on May 30. Following the decommissioning ceremony, City of Corpus Christi will transit to the Pacific Northwest where the submarine will be prepared for inactivation and removal from the roles of […]

  • 11 November 2015
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    The US Navy’s Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Alexandria (SSN 757) arrived in its new homeport at Naval Base Point Loma, San Diego, on November 10. Alexandria, with its crew of more than 160 Sailors, departed Portsmouth Naval Shipyard (PNS) in Kittery, Maine, Aug. 3, following a regularly scheduled engineered overhaul (EOH). Cmdr. Bret Grabbe, […]

  • 1 December 2017
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    US Navy’s Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Tucson (SSN 770) pulled into Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan, on December 1, becoming the third US Navy submarine to visit a port in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region in 30 days. USS Tucson arrived in Yokosuka after previously visiting US Fleet Activities Chinhae, the US Navy’s only mainland Asia base, […]

  • 2 March 2017
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    U.S. Navy’s Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Santa Fe (SSN 763) made a port call at Fleet Activities Yokosuka on March 2 during her  Indo-Asia-Pacific patrol. “Our crew has had the opportunity to meet our partner Japanese submarine crews that visit Pearl Harbor and are excited to visit their homeport,” said Cmdr. Jacob A. Foret, commanding […]

  • 31 January 2017
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    USS Topeka (SSN 754), the U.S. Navy’s Los Angeles-class attack submarine, returned to its homeport of Apra Harbor, Guam, after completing routine patrols throughout the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. The submarine’s forward-operating period to the western Pacific concluded on January 28 when the submarine docked in Guam. Topeka, under the command of Cmdr. Steven Tarr III, operated […]

  • 7 November 2016
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    The U.S. Navy’s Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS San Francisco (SSN 711) marked the end of 35 years of active service with a change of command and farewell ceremony at Naval Base Point Loma, on November 4. The submarine returned from her final six-month deployment in October this year. Later this month, San Francisco […]