USS Mississippi (SSN-782) Submarine Model
Dive with the USS Mississippi (SSN-782) Submarine Model again in this
handcrafted 20-inch submarine. Each piece is carved from wood and handpainted
to provide a piece you'll love.
Length - 20 inches
USS Mississippi (SSN-782) is a Virginia-class submarine of the United States
Navy, named for the state of Mississippi. The contract to build her was awarded
to the Electric Boat Division of General Dynamics Corporation in Groton,
Connecticut on 14 August 2003. Mississippi's keel was laid down on 9 June
2010. Mississippi was christened on 3 December 2011 at General Dynamics
Electric Boat in Groton, Connecticut. Allison Stiller, Deputy Assistant
Secretary of the Navy, is the ship's sponsor. The submarine was commissioned at
a ceremony on 2 June 2012 in Pascagoula, Mississippi. SSN-782 was delivered 12
months ahead of schedule and $60 million below planned cost.
On 25 November 2014, Mississippi arrived at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam in
Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, where the ship is permanently assigned to Submarine
Squadron 1 of the United States Pacific Fleet.