Attack Submarine

SSN 785  -  USS John Warner

 

 

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Type, Class:

 

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

Builder:

 

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

STATUS:

 

Awarded: December 22, 2008

Laid down: March 16, 2013

Launched: September 6, 2014

Commissioned: August 1, 2015

IN SERVICE

Homeport:

 

 

Namesake:

 

John William Warner (1927- ) (former SECNAV and five-term Senator from Virginia)

Ship’s Motto:

 

LEGATI AD DEFENDENDAM LIBERTATEM ‘ambassadors to defend freedom’

Technical Data:

(Measures, Propulsion,

Armament, Aviation, etc.)

 

 see: INFO > Virginia class Attack Submarine - SSN

 

images

 

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commissioning ceremony - Norfolk, Virginia - August 1, 2015

 

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June 2015 (Huntington Ingalls photo via NNS)

 

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sea trials - May 2015

 

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christening ceremony - Newport News, Virginia - September 6, 2014

 

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christening ceremony - Newport News, Virginia - September 6, 2014

 

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Newport News, Virginia - September 2014

 

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Newport News, Virginia - September 2014

 

Newport News, Virginia - September 2014

 

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2012

 

 

John William Warner:

 

John W. Warner (born February 18, 1927) is an American Republican politician who served as Secretary of the Navy from 1972 to 1974 and as a five-term United States Senator from Virginia from January 2, 1979, to January 3, 2009. He did not seek reelection in 2008 and has rejoined the law firm of Hogan Lovells, where he worked before joining the United States Department of Defense. Warner was also the sixth husband to actress Elizabeth Taylor, whom he married before being elected to the Senate. He is a veteran of World War II.

 

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John W. Warner as SECNAV (1972) and Senator from Virginia (ca. 2008)

 

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during SSN-785’s christening ceremony - September 6, 2014

 

during SSN-785’s commissioning ceremony - August 1, 2015

 

 

USS John Warner (SSN 785):

 

 

 

patches

 

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