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    Tuesday, July 23, 2024

    Maiden homecoming for the USS Delaware

    Cousins, from left ,Scarlett Sireci, 8, Lucas Seeger, 10, Delaney Seeger, 13, Bain Sireci and Sophia Malafronte, 12, cheer as they see the boat during the maiden homecoming for the USS Delaware (SSN 791) at the Naval Submarine Base New London on Monday, August 14, 2023. This was the last deployment for Lucas and Delaney’s father A-Gang Chief Matt Seeger. The Virginia-class fast-attack submarine executed the chief of naval operations’ maritime strategy in supporting national security interests and maritime security operations during their six months at sea. SSN 791 was commissioned April 4, 2020 and is the seventh U.S. warship named after the 1st state of Delaware. Due to COVID -19 restrictions at the time it is the first U.S. Naval warship to be commissioned while submerged. Commanded by Cmdr. Robert Low it has a length of 377 feet with a beam of 34 feet and a crew of more than 134 personnel. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)
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    Douglas Card Jr., 8, runs to greet his dad Chief Torpedoman Douglas Card, not pictured during the maiden homecoming for the USS Delaware (SSN 791) at the Naval Submarine Base New London on Monday, August 14, 2023. The Virginia-class fast-attack submarine executed the chief of naval operations’ maritime strategy in supporting national security interests and maritime security operations during their six months at sea. SSN 791 was commissioned April 4, 2020 and is the seventh U.S. warship named after the 1st state of Delaware. Due to COVID -19 restrictions at the time it is the first U.S. Naval warship to be commissioned while submerged. Commanded by Cmdr. Robert Low it has a length of 377 feet with a beam of 34 feet and a crew of more than 134 personnel. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)
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    Crew members attach a line of the USS Delaware (SSN 791) during the maiden homecoming for the submarine at the Naval Submarine Base New London on Monday, August 14, 2023. The Virginia-class fast-attack submarine executed the chief of naval operations’ maritime strategy in supporting national security interests and maritime security operations during their six months at sea. SSN 791 was commissioned April 4, 2020 and is the seventh U.S. warship named after the 1st state of Delaware. Due to COVID -19 restrictions at the time it is the first U.S. Naval warship to be commissioned while submerged. Commanded by Cmdr. Robert Low it has a length of 377 feet with a beam of 34 feet and a crew of more than 134 personnel. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)
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    Tirzah Finley and her daughter Maddie, 3, scream as they see the submarine while waiting for her husband Sonar Technician Petty Officer First Class Jacob Finley during the maiden homecoming for the USS Delaware (SSN 791) at the Naval Submarine Base New London on Monday, August 14, 2023. The Virginia-class fast-attack submarine executed the chief of naval operations’ maritime strategy in supporting national security interests and maritime security operations during their six months at sea. SSN 791 was commissioned April 4, 2020 and is the seventh U.S. warship named after the 1st state of Delaware. Due to COVID -19 restrictions at the time it is the first U.S. Naval warship to be commissioned while submerged. Commanded by Cmdr. Robert Low it has a length of 377 feet with a beam of 34 feet and a crew of more than 134 personnel. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)
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    Assistant Navigator Daniel Fineran greets his family during the maiden homecoming for the USS Delaware (SSN 791) at the Naval Submarine Base New London on Monday, August 14, 2023. The Virginia-class fast-attack submarine executed the chief of naval operations’ maritime strategy in supporting national security interests and maritime security operations during their six months at sea. SSN 791 was commissioned April 4, 2020 and is the seventh U.S. warship named after the 1st state of Delaware. Due to COVID -19 restrictions at the time it is the first U.S. Naval warship to be commissioned while submerged. Commanded by Cmdr. Robert Low it has a length of 377 feet with a beam of 34 feet and a crew of more than 134 personnel. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)
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    Crew members wave to their families as the boat moors during the maiden homecoming for the USS Delaware (SSN 791) at the Naval Submarine Base New London on Monday, August 14, 2023. The Virginia-class fast-attack submarine executed the chief of naval operations’ maritime strategy in supporting national security interests and maritime security operations during their six months at sea. SSN 791 was commissioned April 4, 2020 and is the seventh U.S. warship named after the 1st state of Delaware. Due to COVID -19 restrictions at the time it is the first U.S. Naval warship to be commissioned while submerged. Commanded by Cmdr. Robert Low it has a length of 377 feet with a beam of 34 feet and a crew of more than 134 personnel. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)
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    Machinist Mate Nicholas Carbone, left, greets his daughter Ava, 4, son Dean, 11 months, and wife Jessica during the maiden homecoming for the USS Delaware (SSN 791) at the Naval Submarine Base New London on Monday, August 14, 2023. The Virginia-class fast-attack submarine executed the chief of naval operations’ maritime strategy in supporting national security interests and maritime security operations during their six months at sea. SSN 791 was commissioned April 4, 2020 and is the seventh U.S. warship named after the 1st state of Delaware. Due to COVID -19 restrictions at the time it is the first U.S. Naval warship to be commissioned while submerged. Commanded by Cmdr. Robert Low it has a length of 377 feet with a beam of 34 feet and a crew of more than 134 personnel. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)
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    Fire Controlman Connor Fort-Liss greets his wife Lily during the maiden homecoming for the USS Delaware (SSN 791) at the Naval Submarine Base New London on Monday, August 14, 2023. The Virginia-class fast-attack submarine executed the chief of naval operations’ maritime strategy in supporting national security interests and maritime security operations during their six months at sea. SSN 791 was commissioned April 4, 2020 and is the seventh U.S. warship named after the 1st state of Delaware. Due to COVID -19 restrictions at the time it is the first U.S. Naval warship to be commissioned while submerged. Commanded by Cmdr. Robert Low it has a length of 377 feet with a beam of 34 feet and a crew of more than 134 personnel. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)
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    Family members of Commanding Officer Zachary Nielsen, from left, mother-in-law Lois Howell, niece Delaney Cob and daughter Anna Nielsen, 6, watch for the boat from their car during the maiden homecoming for the USS Delaware (SSN 791) at the Naval Submarine Base New London on Monday, August 14, 2023. The Virginia-class fast-attack submarine executed the chief of naval operations’ maritime strategy in supporting national security interests and maritime security operations during their six months at sea. SSN 791 was commissioned April 4, 2020 and is the seventh U.S. warship named after the 1st state of Delaware. Due to COVID -19 restrictions at the time it is the first U.S. Naval warship to be commissioned while submerged. Commanded by Cmdr. Robert Low it has a length of 377 feet with a beam of 34 feet and a crew of more than 134 personnel. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)
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    Machinist Mate Auxiliary Jerson Bravo is greeted by his parents Ada Juarez and Osman Bravo, of Guatemala, during the maiden homecoming for the USS Delaware (SSN 791) at the Naval Submarine Base New London on Monday, August 14, 2023. The Virginia-class fast-attack submarine executed the chief of naval operations’ maritime strategy in supporting national security interests and maritime security operations during their six months at sea. SSN 791 was commissioned April 4, 2020 and is the seventh U.S. warship named after the 1st state of Delaware. Due to COVID -19 restrictions at the time it is the first U.S. Naval warship to be commissioned while submerged. Commanded by Cmdr. Robert Low it has a length of 377 feet with a beam of 34 feet and a crew of more than 134 personnel. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)
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    The USS Delaware (SSN 791) is escorted to the Naval Submarine Base New London on Monday, August 14, 2023. The Virginia-class fast-attack submarine executed the chief of naval operations’ maritime strategy in supporting national security interests and maritime security operations during their six months at sea. SSN 791 was commissioned April 4, 2020 and is the seventh U.S. warship named after the 1st state of Delaware. Due to COVID -19 restrictions at the time it is the first U.S. Naval warship to be commissioned while submerged. Commanded by Cmdr. Robert Low it has a length of 377 feet with a beam of 34 feet and a crew of more than 134 personnel. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)
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    Crew members wait to greet their families during the maiden homecoming for the USS Delaware (SSN 791) at the Naval Submarine Base New London on Monday, August 14, 2023. The Virginia-class fast-attack submarine executed the chief of naval operations’ maritime strategy in supporting national security interests and maritime security operations during their six months at sea. SSN 791 was commissioned April 4, 2020 and is the seventh U.S. warship named after the 1st state of Delaware. Due to COVID -19 restrictions at the time it is the first U.S. Naval warship to be commissioned while submerged. Commanded by Cmdr. Robert Low it has a length of 377 feet with a beam of 34 feet and a crew of more than 134 personnel. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)
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    Assistant Navigator Daniel Fineran runs to greet his family during the maiden homecoming for the USS Delaware (SSN 791) at the Naval Submarine Base New London on Monday, August 14, 2023. The Virginia-class fast-attack submarine executed the chief of naval operations’ maritime strategy in supporting national security interests and maritime security operations during their six months at sea. SSN 791 was commissioned April 4, 2020 and is the seventh U.S. warship named after the 1st state of Delaware. Due to COVID -19 restrictions at the time it is the first U.S. Naval warship to be commissioned while submerged. Commanded by Cmdr. Robert Low it has a length of 377 feet with a beam of 34 feet and a crew of more than 134 personnel. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)
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    Fire Technician Third Class Micheal Buckingham greets his son William, 15 months, and wife Elise during the maiden homecoming for the USS Delaware (SSN 791) at the Naval Submarine Base New London on Monday, August 14, 2023. The Virginia-class fast-attack submarine executed the chief of naval operations’ maritime strategy in supporting national security interests and maritime security operations during their six months at sea. SSN 791 was commissioned April 4, 2020 and is the seventh U.S. warship named after the 1st state of Delaware. Due to COVID -19 restrictions at the time it is the first U.S. Naval warship to be commissioned while submerged. Commanded by Cmdr. Robert Low it has a length of 377 feet with a beam of 34 feet and a crew of more than 134 personnel. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)
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    Family members wait for the submarine to arrive during the maiden homecoming for the USS Delaware (SSN 791) at the Naval Submarine Base New London on Monday, August 14, 2023. The Virginia-class fast-attack submarine executed the chief of naval operations’ maritime strategy in supporting national security interests and maritime security operations during their six months at sea. SSN 791 was commissioned April 4, 2020 and is the seventh U.S. warship named after the 1st state of Delaware. Due to COVID -19 restrictions at the time it is the first U.S. Naval warship to be commissioned while submerged. Commanded by Cmdr. Robert Low it has a length of 377 feet with a beam of 34 feet and a crew of more than 134 personnel. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)
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    Family members watch for the boat during the maiden homecoming for the USS Delaware (SSN 791) at the Naval Submarine Base New London on Monday, August 14, 2023. The Virginia-class fast-attack submarine executed the chief of naval operations’ maritime strategy in supporting national security interests and maritime security operations during their six months at sea. SSN 791 was commissioned April 4, 2020 and is the seventh U.S. warship named after the 1st state of Delaware. Due to COVID -19 restrictions at the time it is the first U.S. Naval warship to be commissioned while submerged. Commanded by Cmdr. Robert Low it has a length of 377 feet with a beam of 34 feet and a crew of more than 134 personnel. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)
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    Groton ― Family members greet the USS Delaware (SSN 791) as it returns to homeport at the Naval Submarine Base New London after it’s maiden deployment on Monday, August 14, 2023.

    The Virginia-class fast-attack submarine executed the chief of naval operations’ maritime strategy in supporting national security interests and maritime security operations during their six months at sea. SSN 791 was commissioned April 4, 2020 and is the seventh U.S. warship named after the 1st state of Delaware.

    Due to COVID -19 restrictions at the time it is the first U.S. Naval warship to be commissioned while submerged. Commanded by Cmdr. Robert Low it has a length of 377 feet with a beam of 34 feet and a crew of more than 134 personnel.