SSN-680 Timeline
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SSN-680 Timeline

Date Event Category
25 JUN 1968 Redfish Contract Awarded SSN-680 Events
22 JUN 1969 Death of the Hon. William H. Bates World Event
04 AUG 1969 Homeport Established at Pascagoula, MS Homeport
04 AUG 1969 Keel Laid SSN-680 Events
25 JUN 1971 Redfish Renamed SSN-680 Events
11 DEC 1971 Launching SSN-680 Events
01 JAN 1972 1972 - Pascagoula Awards Ceremony Photo Gallery
09 FEB 1973 Sea Trials SSN-680 Events
05 MAY 1973 Commissioning SSN-680 Events
01 JAN 1974 Homeport Change to Groton, CT Homeport
01 JUN 1974 1974 - June - The Caribbean - Underway for Torpedo Exercises Photo Gallery
17 JUL 1974 Deployed to Eastern Atlantic Deployment
04 SEP 1974 Holy Loch, Scotland Port Calls
22 SEP 1974 1974 - September - Liberty In Halifax, Nova Scotia Photo Gallery
22 SEP 1974 Halifax, Nova Scotia Port Calls
04 OCT 1974 New London, CT Port Calls
30 OCT 1974 1974 - October - SUBASE New London, Connecticut Photo Gallery
30 DEC 1974 Deployed to Eastern Atlantic Deployment
05 JAN 1975 Holy Loch, Scotland Port Calls
07 JAN 1975 1975 - January - Holy Loch, Scotland Photo Gallery
17 JAN 1975 Faslane, Scotland Port Calls
30 JAN 1975 New London, CT Port Calls
15 MAR 1975 1975 - March - Ham Radio SUBASE New London Photo Gallery
01 APR 1975 Refit - Norfolk Naval Shipyard SRA
01 JUL 1975 Fort Lauderdaie, FL Port Calls
10 JUL 1975 1975 - July - Port Everglades, FL Photo Gallery
01 SEP 1975 1975 - September - Base Life New London Photo Gallery
15 SEP 1975 Deployed to Eastern Atlantic Deployment
15 OCT 1975 1975 - October - Holy Loch, Scotland Photo Gallery
25 OCT 1975 1975 - October/November - Advancement Ceremonies Photo Gallery
05 NOV 1975 Moby Dick '75 Exercise
20 NOV 1975 Ocean Safari '75 Exercise
20 DEC 1975 New London, CT Port Calls
10 JAN 1976 1976 - January - Ft. Lauderdaie, Florida - Torpedo Workup Photo Gallery
05 MAY 1976 Med Run '76 Deployment
10 MAY 1976 Holy Loch, Scotland Port Calls
15 MAY 1976 1976 - June-November - Med Run - Holy Loch, Scotland Photo Gallery
10 JUN 1976 Bizerte, Tunisia Port Calls
11 JUN 1976 1976 - June-November - Med Run - Bizerte, Tunisia Photo Gallery
20 JUN 1976 Augusta Bay, Sicily Port Calls
21 JUN 1976 1976 - June-November - Med Run - Augusta Bay, Sicily Photo Gallery
10 JUL 1976 La Spezia, Italy Port Calls
11 JUL 1976 1976 - June-November - Med Run - La Spezia, Italy Photo Gallery
20 JUL 1976 Naples, Italy Port Calls
21 JUL 1976 1976 - June-November - Med Run - Naples, Italy Photo Gallery
01 AUG 1976 La Maddelena, Sardinia, Italy Port Calls
06 SEP 1976 Depart Mediterranean Sea SSN-680 Events
15 SEP 1976 Ocean Safari '76 Exercise
14 OCT 1976 Return to New London, CT Port Calls
01 DEC 1976 1976 - December - Port Everglades, Florida Photo Gallery

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