Olympia, Louisville to share dry dock during concurrent inactivations

July 9, 2020 – Los Angeles-class submarines USS Olympia (SSN 717) and USS Louisville (SSN 724) entered Dry Dock 5 at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility July 9, to begin the docking portion of their simultaneous inactivation processes. According to Cmdr. Jack Tappe, project superintendent, there are both challenges and benefits to inactivating two submarines simultaneously. “Most…

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