NNS to Christen New Jersey (SSN 796)

Published November 9, 2021

Newport News Shipbuilding will christen Virginia-class submarine New Jersey (SSN 796) Saturday, Nov. 13. Watch a video on MyNNS to hear from shipbuilders in the Sail Loft who were hard at work last week putting finishing touches on the flag that will cover New Jersey’s bow during the ceremony.

NNS will broadcast the ceremony live beginning at 11 a.m. at nns.huntingtoningalls.com/SSN796 and on the Huntington Ingalls Industries and Jennifer Boykin Facebook pages. A limited number of tickets to attend in person are available on a first-come, first-served basis. NNS employees can email [email protected] to request tickets.

All in-person guests (adults and children) must provide hard copy proof of full vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours of the christening ceremony. Individuals 18 years of age or older must show a photo ID that matches the name on their vaccination card or negative COVID-19 test, along with a ticket, to gain entry.

For more information, visit nns.huntingtoningalls.com/SSN796.