Friendly faces welcome home USS Newport News
January 03, 2023 4:15 pm • Last Updated: January 03, 2023 4:35 pm
Groton – Friendly faces and rain greet the Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Newport News (SSN 750) as it returns to the Naval Submarine Base in Groton Tuesday, January 4, 2023 following a six-month deployment.
The Newport News is commanded by Cmdr. Joseph Fontenot and has a crew of over 130 personnel. It was commissioned in June of 1989 and is the third warship of it’s name.