USS Jefferson City Submarine
Published by U.S. Military Videos on Nov 26, 2014
The Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Jefferson City (SSN 759) arrives at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam for a scheduled 22-month engineered overhaul maintenance period at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard. Commissioned Feb. 29, 1992, and named after the city of Jefferson City, Missouri, the submarine displaces more than 6,900 tons, and has a crew of nearly 140 Sailors. Upon completion of submarine maintenance, USS Jefferson City is scheduled to return to her home port in San Diego.
Our Pride Runs Deep for the USSJC
Welcome to the City web pages dedicated to the USS Jefferson City Submarine (SSN759). This web pages are a result of volunteer efforts by interested citizens of Jefferson City, and especially the USS Jefferson City Submarine Committee. Material for this site comes from the many contributions of interested citizens of Jefferson City, members of the USS Jefferson City Submarine Committee, local Submarine Veterans and submarine veterans' organizations, as well as the officers and crew of the USS Jefferson City (SSN759) itself.
October 2009 Deployment (click photo to enlarge)
Photo by Anne-Marie Jacques
Jefferson City has had the honor, pleasure and distinct privilege of hosting Commanding Officers and crew members of the USS Jefferson City Submarine several times during the past several years and we look forward to continuing that relationship for a long time to come.
The citizens of Jefferson City take great pride in the fact that such an outstanding submarine as the USS Jefferson City was named after our city. The relationship between the City and the USS Jefferson City's crew members is second to none among the many city-named submarines patrolling under our seas today, and their namesake cities.
"Pride Runs Deep" is an oft-quoted maxim among submariners, a saying that stands as well, for the pride of the citizens of our City in its ongoing relationship with our namesake submarine and our support for its outstanding defenders of our freedoms.
The creation of these web pages are just one small example of how we can demonstrate our gratitude, respect and admiration for the continuing efforts of the crew members of this fighting ship that bears the name "USS Jefferson City."
Whenever we see a member of the United States Navy wearing gold or silver dolphins, we all should take the time to thank them for what they have done, are doing and will continue to do for our nation in keeping us free.
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Honor and respect
America sleeps better at night due to the daily sacrifices of these warriors of our Nation’s ever-vigilant, ever-ready, "Silent Service." One of them is our own USS Jefferson City.