Portuguese sub leaves Groton for voyage home

The Portuguese submarine NRP Tridente departs from the pier at the Naval Submarine Base in Groton on Friday for its trans-Atlantic return to Portugal. Commanded by Lt. Cmdr. Bruno Ricardo Amaral Henriques, the diesel electric with air independent propulsion submarine has a crew of 33. While in Groton, Tridente conducted sea trials to increase the crew's levels of operating readiness.

The Portuguese submarine NRP Tridente departs from the pier at the Naval Submarine Base in Groton on Friday for its trans-Atlantic return to Portugal. Commanded by Lt. Cmdr. Bruno Ricardo Amaral Henriques, the diesel electric with air independent propulsion submarine has a crew of 33. While in Groton, Tridente conducted sea trials to increase the crew's levels of operating readiness.

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