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USS Memphis Sails for the Final Time into Retirement

GROTON, Conn. – Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Memphis (SSN 691) and her crew of 13 officers and 121 enlisted personnel arrived at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard (PNSY) in Maine April 7 to complete the process of being retired from the U.S. Navy fleet. The journey to the shipyard began a day before, when Memphis departed … Continue reading

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Decomm Ceremony Moves Indoors Because of Expected Inclement Weather

(GROTON, Conn) – Due to anticipated inclement weather, the decommissioning ceremony for USS Memphis (SSN 691) has been moved to Naval Submarine Base’s Shepherd of the Sea on April 1 at 1:00 pm. The decommissioning ceremony will celebrate the former and current members of the Los-Angeles class submarine, which has been in service for more … Continue reading

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Update – USS Memphis (SSN 691) Decomm Ceremony (3/28/2011)

As the date of the decommissioning ceremony approaches, we wanted to provide with an update. Potential Inclement Weather Early forecasts are calling for potential inclement weather on the day of the ceremony.  Because of this, we are considering options to possibly move the ceremony indoors.  If we do decide to shift locations, we will provide … Continue reading

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Decommissioning Ceremony Update

The crew of USS Memphis is working hard as they prepare for the decommissioning ceremony on April 1st.  As the event gets closer, we wanted to provide an update. – The guest speaker for the ceremony will be Rear Adm. Richard Breckenridge, former commanding officer of USS Memphis. – The dais will also include retired … Continue reading

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USS Memphis Returns from Final Overseas Mission

GROTON, Conn. – Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Memphis (SSN 691) returned to Naval Submarine Base New London March 2, marking the end of her final overseas mission.

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