USS Theodore Roosevelt Enters Drydock in Bremerton

USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) entered Drydock 6 at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility in Bremerton, Wash., September 10, 2021, to begin the docking portion of a 16.4-month Docking Planned Incremental Availability. According to Brian McDermott, project superintendent, Code 371, Roosevelt Project, this DPIA will prepare the ship for combat air operations well into the future. “The…

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Navy Modernizing Shipyards in Bremerton & Pearl Harbor

September 13, 2021 – Naval Facilities Engineering Systems Command (NAVFAC) awarded a $500-million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity architecture-engineering contract Sept. 7 for structural and waterfront-related projects at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PHNSY & IMF) in Hawaii and Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PSNS & IMF) in Washington state. The five-year contract will mainly support construction, repair,…

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USS Providence Homeport Change Ceremony Prior to Decommissioning

Past and current members of the crew of the Los Angeles-class submarine USS Providence (SSN 719) gathered at Submarine Base New London Friday, August 20, to say goodbye to the oldest active fast attack submarine in the U.S. Navy. Providence is scheduled to leave Groton, Connecticut, for the final time in the coming days and shift her homeport to Bremerton,…

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USS Theodore Roosevelt Shifting Homeport

June 29, 2021 – The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) will depart San Diego July 16 in order to change its homeport to Bremerton, Washington and conduct a docking planned incremental availability (DPIA) at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard (PSNS). The DPIA is scheduled to commence this September and will include a system retrofit to accommodate the F-35C…

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USS Bremerton Officially Decommissioned

May 18, 2021 – A decommissioning ceremony was held for Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Bremerton (SSN 698), after 40 years of service during a ceremony May 18, 2021, at the U.S. Naval Undersea Museum in Keyport, Washington. The ceremony was hosted by Submarine Group Nine, with Capt. Richard Massie, commodore, Submarine Squadron Nineteen, serving as the presiding officer.…

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Nimitz Begins Six Month Refit

May 10, 2021 – Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility officially kicked off a six-month Planned Incremental Availability on USS Nimitz (CVN 68) May 10, 2021. According to Steven Pugh, Fiscal Year 2021 Nimitz PIA deputy project superintendent, Code 312, Carrier Operations Department, the team will perform a laser alignment on catapults three and four and will perform…

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USS Michigan Undocking in Bremerton

March 16, 2021 – USS Michigan (SSGN 727) undocked at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility March 16, 2021, after more than a year and a half in Dry Dock 2, as it nears the end of its Extended Refit Period. According to Melissa Kittrell, assistant project superintendent, Code 327, Operations Department Submarine Program, PSNS & IMF mechanics…

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