Frank Cable Returns to Readiness

USS Frank Cable (AS 40) completed its planned, dry-dock repair availability and departed Vigor Industrial, in Portland, Oregon, Dec. 21. Fifty-six million dollars of improvements, maintenance, steel renewal and equipment repairs were completed by Vigor Industrial employees, which returned the near 40 year-old ship to its designed, mission capabilities. “The Navy and Military Sealift Command crew worked very hard during…

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Vigor inks deal to acquire a third drydock for Seattle

April 17, 2017 – Building on its ongoing investments in critical infrastructure and fulfilling a promise to customers to expand West Coast drydock capacity, Vigor has entered into an agreement to purchase a drydock from a Korean seller. At 640 feet long with a clear width of 116 feet, the new dock will be the third, and largest, at Vigor’s…

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USS Frank Cable Arrives in Pearl Harbor

March 23, 2017 – Submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40) arrived in Pearl Harbor, March 22. Hawaii is a working port for Frank Cable, with departmental inspections and offloads to prepare for her scheduled dry-dock maintenance availability; however, Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) will still be offering Sailors convenient means to experience Hawaii in their time off. “For many…

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