United States
Name:USS New Jersey
Namesake:State of New Jersey
Builder:Newport News ShipbuildingNewport News, Virginia
Status:Under construction
General characteristics
Class and type:Virginia-class submarine
Displacement:7,800 tons
Length:377 ft (115 m)
Beam:34 ft (10.4 m)
Draft:32 ft (9.8 m)
Propulsion:S9G reactor auxiliary diesel engine
Speed:25 knots (46 km/h)
Endurance:can remain submerged for up to 3 months
Test depth:greater than 800 ft (244 m)
  • 15 officers
  • 120 enlisted men


Virginia Class Cutaway view


Some of the Crew and the CO & COB



Some 11/17/2021 christening pictures

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SSN-796 Keel authentication ceremony


SSN-796 Christening ceremony


On April 14th

the dry dock was flooded, and the submarine New Jersey 

entered the water for  the first time. Another major

milestone in bringing her closer to joining the fleet!



Change of Command - SSN796

December 2022



SSN-796 Links


USS Naval Vessel Register


Next U.S. Navy ship to carry the name of New Jersey

  SSN 796, a Virginia-class attack submarine 
 USS Submarine Photo Archive 
  First look inside at the next U.S. Navy ship to carry the name of New Jersey 
  August 20. 2021 USS New Jersey, SSN 796 holds a change in command ceremony 

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