Navy sailors participate in the commissioning ceremony for USS Oregon (SSN 793). U.S. Navy photo

U.S. Navy Commissions USS Oregon (SSN 793)

Published June 1, 2022

The U.S. Navy commissioned Virginia-class submarine USS Oregon (SSN 793) Saturday, May 28, at Naval Submarine Base New London. Like all Virginia-class submarines, Oregon – the 20th boat of the class – was built at Newport News Shipbuilding and General Dynamics Electric Boat.

Oregon was christened Oct. 5, 2019 and is the third Navy vessel named for the Beaver State.