USS Gridley Completes Alongside Refit

July 12, 2019 – USS Gridley (DDG 101) completed an on-time, pierside pre-deployment availability, June 14 at Naval Station Everett. In 20 working days, the Gridley project team, ship’s force, Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility Detachment Everett and Pacific Ship Repair delivered a combat-capable asset back to the fleet. “This was a great team effort across the entire detachment in providing technical assistance and completing necessary repairs to support an on-time deployment for Gridley,” said Cmdr. Mark Schuchmann, officer-in-charge, PSNS & IMF Detachment Everett. Highlights of the…

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Detachment Everett completes USS Sampson work ahead of schedule

May 2, 2019 – USS Sampson (DDG 102) was returned to the fleet one day ahead of schedule thanks to the teamwork of Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility Detachment Everett, Vigor Marine and ship’s force. This was despite the project facing numerous scheduling challenges. “Planning and teamwork were instrumental,” said Cmdr. Mark Schuchmann, PSNS & IMF Detachment Everett officer in charge. “All the stakeholders came together shortly after contract award to review the schedule and identify areas of concern.” Their continuous dialogue and teamwork throughout the availability…

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