USS Pasadena arrives at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard

Posted Sept. 21, 2011, at 2:56 p.m.
Last modified Sept. 21, 2011, at 3:21 p.m.

KITTERY, Maine — A nuclear-powered submarine has arrived at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard for system upgrades and maintenance work.

The Portsmouth Herald reports that the USS Pasadena arrived Wednesday with a crew of 18 officers and 126 enlisted personnel.

Originally assigned to the Atlantic Fleet, the 20-year-old submarine later transferred to the Pacific Fleet and has conducted operations from the west coasts of North and South America to Australia.

Eliot is serving as the crew’s host community.

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