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  • 24 May 2018
    Authorities

    A 2015 expedition aboard the Colombian Navy research ship ARC Malpelo discovered the famous shipwreck of 300-year-old Spanish ship San José which is believed to have sunk with a cargo gold, silver, and emeralds worth billions of dollars. The shipwreck was discovered on November Nov. 27, 2015, but Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI), one of the expedition […]

  • 26 February 2015
    Authorities

    Amphibious transport dock ship USS San Diego (LPD 22) returned to its homeport of Naval Base San Diego Feb. 25 following completion of the ship’s maiden deployment to the Western Pacific and the U.S. Central Command areas of operation. The only ship in the U.S. Navy stationed in its namesake city departed for the seven-month, […]

  • 23 January 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Three days after the arrival of future littoral combat ship USS Omaha, naval base San Diego welcomed the future amphibious transport dock ship USS Portland (LPD 27) to its new homeport on January 22. Portland’s arrival to her Southern California homeport concluded a six-week transit from her building site at Huntington Ingalls shipyard in Pascagoula, […]

  • 9 December 2016
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Shipbuilder BAE Systems received a new floating dry dock at its San Diego shipyard on December 8. The 950-foot-long, 55,000-long-ton dry dock is part of the company’s $100 million investment in the yard to service the anticipated increase of U.S. Navy ships on the West Coast. “We have made the strategic investment to meet the […]

  • 25 August 2011
    Training & Education

      USS New Orleans (LPD 18) returned to its homeport in San Diego Aug. 22 following a two week predeployment exercise off the coast of Southern California. New Orleans, along with embarked Marines assigned to the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), completed Amphibious Squadron-MEU Integrated Training (PMINT) as part of the Makin Island Amphibious Readiness […]

  • 16 August 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy’s Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS San Francisco (SSN 711) arrived at Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan for a routine visit as part of its deployment to the Indo-Asia-Pacific, Aug. 14. The Navy said this visit strengthened the positive alliance between the U.S. and Japan through the crew’s interaction with the Japan Maritime Self […]

  • 21 November 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    In what is obviously a response to the massive international search and recuse effort for the missing Argentine Navy submarine ARA San Juan, the German Navy published an article on its site, outlining the various systems and procedures put in place to protect submariners should a German Navy submarine ever get in danger. As described by the […]

  • 17 November 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    ARA San Juan – the Argentine diesel-electric submarine which was last heard of on November 15 – was discovered on Saturday, almost exactly a year after her disappearance. The navy and defense ministry confirmed that the ARA San Juan was found in a ravine in 920m of water, approximately 600 km east of Comodoro Rivadavia in the […]

  • 18 December 2017
    Authorities

    Argentina has fired the head of the country’s navy in what is the first known disciplinary action related to the vanishing of submarine ARA San Juan in November this year. Argentine Navy Admiral Marcelo Eduardo Hipólito Srur was relieved by the country’s defense minister, a government spokesperson said on December 16. The submarine and her […]

  • 17 September 2015
    Authorities

    The amphibious transport dock ship USS Somerset (LPD 25), the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Cape St. George (CG 71), and the Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) are scheduled to participate in San Diego Fleet Week Sept. 18-20. Somerset and Cape St. George will be making the transit to Naval […]

  • 25 October 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy’s amphibious transport dock ship USS San Diego (LPD 22) got underway from Souda Bay, Greece, October 21, after completing a scheduled mid-deployment voyage repair maintenance there. San Diego’s port visit allowed the crew and contractors to carry out repairs and maintenance ensuring the ship remained in operational condition for its deployment. “We had […]

  • 15 October 2015
    Authorities

    The Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Hampton (SSN 767) returned to its homeport in San Diego on October 11 following an extended deployment. Hampton, under the command of Cmdr. Lincoln Reifsteck, returned from the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility where the crew executed the Chief of Naval Operations’ Maritime Strategy in supporting national security […]

  • 22 November 2017
    Authorities

    A US Navy P-8A Poseidon involved in the search for the Argentine submarine ARA San Juan has reportedly detected a heat signal some 300 kilometers off the coast of Puerto Madryn. The reports, which emerged in Argentine media, fuel new hope of finding the submariners alive. The 44 crew of the diesel-electric submarine has been missing […]

  • 23 June 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s guided-missile cruiser USS San Jacinto (CG 56) paid a four day visit to Naples, Italy and returned to regular tasks June 21. San Jacinto arrived in Naples following several days of at-sea operations with Italian naval vessels during a combined Flotta Verde/Great Green Fleet passing exercise with ships assigned to the Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group. […]

  • 4 April 2017
    Training & Education

    Information Warfare Training Command (IWTC) San Diego wrapped up the pilot for the Electronic Warfare (EW) Applications (Advanced) Course March 31. The latest pilot course, as part of the Center for Information Warfare Training’s (CIWT) EW training modernization effort, provides senior cryptologic technician (technical) (CTT) Sailors with the operational skills to manage, plan, integrate and […]

  • 23 November 2017
    Authorities

    A new trace in the form of a “hydroacoustic anomaly” could help locate the Argentine submarine ARA San Juan which has been missing since November 15. Argentine Navy spokesman Enrique Balbi told reporters on Wednesday that the anomaly had been detected in the morning of November 15, some 30 miles north of the submarine’s last known location. […]

  • 17 September 2012
    Training & Education

    Seventy civil service mariners, and approximately 400 Navy, Army and non-governmental organization (NGO) personnel aboard Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 20) returned to San Diego Sept. 14. They steamed more than 20,000 miles – nearly the distance of circling the equator – to Indonesia, the Philippines, Vietnam and Cambodia as the lead […]

  • 9 May 2013
    Training & Education

    The Avenger-class Mine Countermeasures Ship USS Pioneer (MCM 9) was off-loaded from heavy lift ship MV Super Servant 3 at Naval Base San Diego, May 5, after completing an eleven-month deployment to the U.S. 5th Fleet Area of Responsibility (AOR). “Pioneer performed superbly throughout the deployment, completing every assigned mission as tasked, and attained the […]

  • 12 April 2013
    Training & Education

    The guided-missile frigate USS Thach (FFG 43) will return to San Diego from its deployment to the 4th Fleet Area of Operations (AOR), April 12. Due to budget limitations imposed by sequestration, the Secretary of Defense decided on March 21 that Thach would return to homeport earlier than expected. Thach departed San Diego on deployment […]

  • 29 September 2016
    Authorities

    U.S. Navy guided-missile cruiser USS San Jacinto (CG 56) wrapped up its four-day port visit to Jebel Ali, United Arab Emirates, Sept. 26. San Jacinto, part of the Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group (Ike CSG), is deployed in support of Operation Inherent Resolve which is aimed at eliminating the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant. The cruiser […]

  • 18 May 2012
    Industry news

    The Navy will commission the newest San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship San Diego during a 10 a.m. PDT ceremony Saturday, May 19, 2012, in San Diego, Calif. The ship is named for the city of San Diego, principal homeport of the Pacific fleet, and honors the people of “America’s Finest City” and its leaders […]

  • 24 November 2017
    Authorities

    The Argentine Navy confirmed that an explosion occurred near the position from which the missing submarine ARA San Juan last sent her position. The confirmation follows reports from November 22 which said several agencies had been investigating a so-called “hydroacoustic anomaly” which took place on November 15, around the time ARA San Juan last communicated. The […]

  • 9 August 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The US Navy amphibious transport dock USS San Diego (LPD 22) arrived in the Cam Ranh International Port for a routine technical stop on August 6. The ship visited Vietnam while on deployment with the America amphibious ready group whose flagship, the USS America, pulled into Singapore on the same date. San Diego, an amphibious […]

  • 15 February 2013
    Industry news

    Amphibious transport dock USS San Diego (LPD 22) was declared fit for duty after successfully completing Final Contract Trials (FCTs) December 7. FCTs are the final in-depth examination of all newly constructed ships to ensure the ship meets all Navy standards and requirements. After a ship is delivered to the Navy, they remain under warranty […]

  • 25 December 2014
    Training & Education

    USS Peleliu (LHA 5) returned to Naval Base San Diego Dec. 24 from a six-month deployment to the Western Pacific. Upon return, the ship will make preparations to decommission in March after 34 years of service, 17 deployments and more than a million miles transited, and as the last remaining Tarawa-class amphibious assault ship. During […]

  • 28 March 2011

      A sailboat capsized and threw 10 people into the waters of San Diego Bay, leaving two men dead, one woman in intensive care, and seven other… By Elliot Spagat (startribune) [mappress] Source: startribune,March 28, 2011

  • 25 August 2013
    Training & Education

    The Boxer Amphibious Ready Group (BOXARG) and 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) departed San Diego for a scheduled deployment, Aug. 23. “I’m enthusiastic and confident in the ARG/MEU team and our ability to carry out any mission or tasking,” said Commander, Amphibious Squadron 1, Capt. Malcolm Potts. “This team is fully integrated, and we’re ready […]

  • 10 August 2016
    Authorities

    Capt. Roy Love relieved Capt. Curt Jones as commanding officer of Naval Base San Diego (NBSD) during a change of command ceremony Aug. 4. Rear Adm. Markham K. Rich, commander, Navy Region Southwest presided over the event. During the ceremony, Jones was presented with the Legion of Merit for exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance […]

  • 5 February 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The new U.S. DoD acquisition plan includes nine new Virginia-class submarines, 10 new Aegis destroyers, 40 new littoral combat ships, 13 more F-35 Joint Strike Fighters, and 16 more F/A-18E/F Super Hornets than originally planned. The U.S. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter told this to a crowd of 150 sailors gathered at Naval Base San […]