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US Navy - Attack Submarine

SSN 786 - USS Illinois

 
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Type, class: Attack Submarine, nuclear propulsion - SSN; Virginia class (Block III)
Builder: General Dynamics Electric Boat, Groton, Connecticut, USA
 
STATUS:
Awarded: December 22, 2008
Laid down: June 2, 2014
Launched: August 8, 2015
Commissioned: October 29, 2016
IN SERVICE
  
Homeport: Naval Submarine Base New London, Groton, Connecticut
Namesake: State of Illinois
Ships Motto: NEMO MAGIS FORTITER (none more brave)
Technical Data: see: INFO > Virginia class Attack Submarine - SSN
 
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First Lady Michelle Obama (boats sponsor) announces "Bring the Ship to Life" spurring its crew members to race across the brow and fall in formation
aboard USS Illinois (SSN 786) during the commissioning ceremony on Naval Submarine Base New London, Groton, Connecticut - October 29, 2016


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commissioning preparations at Naval Submarine Base New London, Groton, Connecticut - October 2016

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commissioning preparations at Naval Submarine Base New London, Groton, Connecticut - October 2016

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Naval Submarine Base New London, Groton, Connecticut - October 2016

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Naval Submarine Base New London, Groton, Connecticut - October 2016

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Naval Submarine Base New London, Groton, Connecticut - August 2016

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Naval Submarine Base New London, Groton, Connecticut - August 2016

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sea trials - August 2016 (General Dynamics Electric Boat photo via US Navy)

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sea trials - August 2016 (General Dynamics Electric Boat photo via US Navy)

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christening ceremony at General Dynamics Electric Boat, Groton, Connecticut - October 10, 2015

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First Lady Michelle Obama (boats sponsor) at the keel laying ceremony
at General Dynamics Electric Boat Quonset Point facility, North Kingstown, Rhode Island - June 2, 2014


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USS Illinois (SSN 786):

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