Vermont Commissioning Committee plans submarine commissioning ceremony

March 14, 2019 – The Commissioning Committee for the VERMONT (SSN 792) has been formed and has begun planning and fundraising activities to support the commissioning ceremony for this new submarine, which is currently under construction at General Dynamics Electric Boat in Groton, CT. The submarine, (SSN 792), is the 19th nuclear attack submarine of the Virginia-Class, and is the third U.S. warship named “VERMONT.” VERMONT is expected to be commissioned in late spring/early summer of 2020. This volunteer committee’s mission is to provide a memorable Commissioning for the ship’s…

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General Dynamics to Christen Submarine Vermont

October 18, 2018 – General Dynamics Electric Boat will christen Vermont (SSN 792), the U.S. Navy’s newest and most advanced nuclear attack submarine, at a ceremony at its shipyard here Saturday, Oct. 20, at 11 a.m. Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics. Gloria Valdez is the ship sponsor. She recently served as deputy assistant secretary of the Navy (research, development and acquisition), overseeing all naval shipbuilding programs, major ship conversions, and the maintenance, modernization and disposal of in-service ships. Ms. Valdez retired from that position in…

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