Attack Submarine

SSN 781  -  USS California

 

 

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Type, Class:

 

Attack Submarine, nuclear propulsion - SSN; Virginia - class (Block II)

Builder:

 

Huntington Ingalls Industries - Newport News Shipbuilding, Newport News, Virginia, USA

STATUS:

 

Awarded: August 14, 2003

Laid down: May 1, 2009

Launched: November 13, 2010

Commissioned: October 29, 2011

IN SERVICE

Homeport:

 

Groton, Connecticut

Namesake:

 

State of California

Ship’s Motto:

 

SILENTIUM EST AUREUM  ‘silence is golden’

Technical Data:

(Measures, Propulsion,

Armament, Aviation, etc.)

 

 see: INFO > Virginia class Attack Submarine - SSN

 

images

 

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Groton, Connecticut - January 2013

 

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Groton, Connecticut - January 2012

 

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Atlantic Ocean - June 2011

 

Norfolk, Virginia - October 2011

 

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Norfolk, Virginia - October 2011

 

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September 2011

 

September 2011

 

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September 2011

 

September 2011

 

 

USS California (SSN 781):

 

 

 

patches

 

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