Launching John Warner

The submarine John Warner (SSN 785) was launched into the James River Sept. 10, 2014, kicking off the final outfitting, testing and crew certification phase of construction prior to sea trials in 2015. Read more

A Shipbuilder's Perspective

Rigger Apprentice Tyler Quarterman helped launch John Warner (SSN 785) and wrote about his experience. Read his story


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