More than 50 years ago, on April 10, 1963, USS Thresher (SSN 593) was lost at sea while conducting deep-dive trials approximately 200 miles southeast of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, costing the lives of all 129 crew members aboard.
The Virginia-class, nuclear-powered, fast-attack, submarine USS New Mexico returned to its homeport at Naval Submarine Base New London in Groton, Connecticut after successfully completing a regularly scheduled deployment, April 26.
Sailors and civilian members of Naval Submarine Support Center New London (NSSC NLON) came together at Admiral Fife Recreation Area, June 2, to celebrate reaching the milestone of 1,000 consecutive days without an alcohol related incident.
The 31st Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. John Richardson held an all-hands call with Sailors from the Groton-area submarine community in Dealey Theater onboard Naval Submarine Base New London in Groton, Connecticut, July 7.
Rain and overcast weather didn't deter more than 400 friends and loved ones at Naval Submarine Base New London on Friday August 18, when the nuclear-powered, Los Angeles-class, fast-attack submarine USS Hartford (SSN 768) and crew returned from a six month deployment.
The Virginia-class, nuclear-powered, fast-attack submarine USS Missouri (SSN 780) returned to its homeport at Naval Submarine Base New London in Groton, Connecticut following a regularly scheduled deployment, Oct. 4.
A bright, unseasonably warm New England day and a pier full of eager friends and family at Naval Submarine Base New London welcomed the nuclear-powered, Los Angeles-class, fast attack submarine USS Toledo (SSN 769) and its crew home from a six-month deployment on Nov. 29,
For USS Pittsburgh (SSN 720), making submarine history is just another day in the ship's long and storied tradition. On Nov. 15, USS Pittsburgh continued to add to history by completing its 1000th dive.