Commander, Submarine Squadron (COMSUBRON) 11 held a change-of-command ceremony at Naval Base Point Loma (NBPL) aboard the Los Angeles-class submarine USS Scranton (SSN 756) on Aug. 16. Capt. Patrick Friedman relieved Capt. Chris Cavanaugh as commododore.
Commander, Submarine Squadron 11 (CSS-11) and the Peruvian Submarine BAP Angamos (SS-31), a German-built Type 209 submarine (SSK), partnered to enhance and conduct training at Naval Base Point Loma as part of the Diesel-Electric Submarine Initiative (DESI) program, since Oct. 19.
The 10th iteration of Exercise Pacific Reach (PACREACH) kicked off with a welcoming ceremony at the Fleet West Base in Western Australia, Nov. 4.
PACREACH is a triennial, multi-lateral submarine rescue exercise, sponsored by the Asian Pacific Submarine Conference.
Commander, Submarine Squadron 11 (CSS-11) hosted a closing ceremony in recognition of the conclusion of the 2019 Diesel-Electric Submarine Initiative (DESI) program with the diesel-electric Peruvian Submarine BAP Angamos (SS-31) on Naval Base Point Loma, Dec. 19.