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Commander of new USS Indiana attack sub stops in Fort Wayne
News Sentinel, Sep 14, 2016
Crew Committee

Nestled deep within the interior of the United States, Indiana sits around 600 miles from the Atlantic Ocean. But its name is steeped in naval history.

The first modern battleship ever built in America was BB-1, also known as the USS Indiana. Commissioned in 1895, the battleship served in the Spanish-American War near the turn of the century and was decommissioned in 1919...

USS Indiana sub officers tout Hoosier-made vessel
The Journal Gazette, Sep 14, 2016
Crew Committee

Indiana is a (mostly) landlocked state, but it has one connection to the sea many residents may not know about.

We make submarines.

Or, at least pieces of submarines, Cmdr. Jesse Zimbauer said Tuesday...

Crewmen from new USS Indiana visit old ship's anchor at Memorial Coliseum
21Alive, Sep 13, 2016
Crew Committee

Some crewmen of the soon-to-be new USS Indiana paid a visit to part of the old USS Indiana Tuesday.

The last ship named Indiana sailed 70 years ago during WWII, and one of its anchors is part of the Coliseum's Memorial Park...

USS Indiana crew visit boat's namesake
JConline, Sep 12, 2016
Crew Committee

Being tight-lipped about submarines and the boats' capabilities are trademarks of the "silent service," but a statewide tour to gin up support for the USS Indiana is anything but silent.

“Indiana is a new submarine that is getting built. She commissions in 2018,” Cmdr. Jesse Zimbauer said Monday during a meet and greet at a downtown restaurant...

Hull of Virginia-class submarine Indiana complete
WKTR, Aug 9, 2016
Committee HII

The 16th Virginia-class submarine Indiana (SSN 789) has reached “pressure hull complete,” according to the Newport News Shipbuilding division of Huntington Ingalls Industries.

All of the submarine’s hull sections are now joined to form a single, watertight unit...

Ties Between State and Navy Grow With USS Indiana
BizVoice, March/April, 2016

The Naval Surface Warfare Center Crane Division in southern Indiana is the third largest naval installation in the world. An even lesser-known fact is that in a little more than a year, a fourth ship to be named after our state will be put into service with the commissioning of the USS Indiana (SSN 789).

By law, the Secretary of the Navy names all ships. The future USS Indiana (it is currently referred to as PCU Indiana – or pre-commissioning unit) was named in April 2012. A keel laying ceremony and official start of construction took place in May 2015. A christening of the Virginia-class submarine is expected in early 2017, followed by a commissioning later that year...

Call for Students to Enter Design for USS Indiana Ship Crest Contest
WEVV, Nov 23, 2015

The various crests, emblems, and other distinguishing insignia displayed by ships, like the coat of arms that originated in ancient days, they add a touch of color and a lot of esprit de corps to the unit to which they belong.

Some insignia describe the jobs or services performed by the ships which they represent. Others are symbolic of a high point in a ship’s career. Many are drawn up with some specific location in mind. For example, the city or state after which a ship is named...

Submarine crews get new work space at Newport News Shipbuilding
Daily Press, Nov 23, 2015
Crew HII

The crews of Virginia-class submarines have additional work space at Newport News Shipbuilding to use while their ships are under construction.

The shipyard, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries, opened the facility Monday, according to a company news release. It includes office space, classrooms, galley and bunks for male and female sailors...

Navy's model of next USS Indiana to be displayed before Bucket game
Purdue, Nov 20, 2015

The U.S. Navy will display a 16-foot model of a new USS Indiana, a submarine now under construction, before the Old Oaken Bucket football game Nov. 28 between Purdue and Indiana.

The model will be available at the Boilermaker Crossing family fun event, which will take place from 9 to 11:30 a.m. at Weist Plaza between Mackey Arena and the Intercollegiate Athletic Facility. Game time is noon...

Naval officers shipping out on USS Indiana visit South Bend
WNDU, Oct 10, 2015
Crew Committee

In 2017, four naval officers will be part of the crew shipping out on the USS Indiana.

Right now, the $2 billion fast-attack sub is being built in Virginia...

USS Indiana crew to attend Notre Dame game
WSBT, Oct 9, 2015
Crew Committee

The U.S. Navy is celebrating its historic relationship with the state of Indiana, ahead of this weekend's game against the Fighting Irish.

Crew members from the new USS Indiana are touring the area talking to Navy ROTC members at Notre Dame and Purdue...

USS Indiana submarine crew visits Elkhart, South Bend to promote new ship's upcoming launch
Elkhart Truth, Oct 9, 2015
Crew Committee

The USS Indiana’s captain and other crew are visiting Elkhart and South Bend through Saturday...

Keel-laying ceremony held for USS Indiana
Journal Gazette, May 23, 2015
Keel Laying Committee

The third ship to be named after Indiana – a nuclear-powered submarine – hit a construction milestone last week with a keel-laying ceremony in Virginia.

That marks the ceremonial start of construction on the Virginia-class submarine, designated Indiana SSN 789...

Navy lays keel for newest submarine, USS Indiana
Dubois County Free Press, May 19, 2015
Keel Laying Committee

The U.S. Navy held a keel laying ceremony for the Virginia-class submarine Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) Indiana (SSN 789) at Huntington Ingalls Industries, Newport News Shipbuilding, May 16.

The initials of the submarine’s sponsor, Diane Donald, were welded onto a steel plate that will be permanently affixed to the submarine. Donald is the wife of retired Adm. Kirkland Donald and a long serving member of the Submarine Force spouse organization. She actively supported, organized and ran charity events and projects to raise funds for the Dolphin Scholarship Foundation and other worthy organizations...

Shipbuilders Begin Work on USS Indiana Sub
WOWO, May 18, 2015
Keel Laying Committee

The Navy formally began construction Saturday on the U-S-S Indiana. Newport News Shipbuilding will hold a keel-laying ceremony with Navy brass at its Virginia shipyard. It‘ll likely be a couple more years before the sub launches.

The Navy announced in 2012 it would name one of five new attack submarines after Indiana. It‘s the third Navy ship to bear Indiana‘s name. The last USS Indiana was a battleship which saw action at Tarawa, the Philippine Sea, and the Marianas Islands during World War Two...

Keel laying ceremony for USS Indiana to be held this weekend
21Alive, May 18, 2015
Keel Laying Committee

The keel-laying ceremony that symbolizes the beginning of construction on the new USS Indiana is scheduled to take place over Memorial Day weekend.

According to WVEC, the future USS Indiana will be able to attack targets ashore with extremely accurate Tomahawk missiles along with conducting long-term surveillance of the land's area along with other sea-based forces. SSN 789's design enables it to reduce life cycle costs along with increasing underway time...

Navy Holds Keel Laying Ceremony for Attack Sub Indiana
USNI, May 18, 2015
Keel Laying Committee

The Navy laid the keel of attack submarine Indiana (SSN-789) on Saturday at Newport News Shipbuilding in Virginia.

Indiana is the 16th submarine of the Virginia class (SSN-774) and the sixth in the eight-boat Block III contract...

Newport News Shipbuilding holds keel-laying ceremony for submarine Indiana
Daily Press, May 16, 2015
Keel Laying Committee

With a nod to the Hoosier State and a sponsor who knows something about bending steel, Newport News Shipbuilding on Saturday marked the ceremonial start of construction for its newest Virginia-class submarine.

A keel-laying ceremony for the future USS Indiana attracted several hundred guests to the downtown shipyard. it featured a speech by Diane Donald, the ship's sponsor and wife of retired Adm. Kirkland H. Donald, a former director of Naval Nuclear Propulsion...

Keel laying for future USS Indiana in Newport News
13News Now, May 15, 2015
Keel Laying Committee

An important milestone will be reached Saturday in the construction of the submarine Indiana.

The keel-laying ceremony, which marks the official start of construction, will be held at Newport News Shipbuilding. Work began at the Peninsula yard in 2011...

Construction to Begin Saturday on USS Indiana
WIBC, May 15, 2015
Keel Laying Committee

The Navy formally begins construction Saturday on the U.S.S. Indiana.

Newport News Shipbuilding will hold a keel-laying ceremony with Navy brass at its Virginia shipyard. It'll likely be a couple more years before the sub launches...

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