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Sub dubbed for North Dakota to be christened Saturday

November 1, 2013 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — North Dakota will get a special present today, its 124th birthday, when the nuclear-powered attack submarine, the USS North Dakota, is christened in Groton, Conn. It’s the second U.S. Navy ship to be named for the state. The first w…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

USS North Dakota submarine 80 percent complete

January 11, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK The commanding officer of the USS North Dakota took to the House podium for a rare address to the state legislature Friday afternoon. Continue Reading

Crest for new USS North Dakota submarine unveiled

August 24, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK A new nuclear attack submarine that’s named for North Dakota got its official crest Friday, less than two years before the $2.6 billion vessel is to be put into service. Continue Reading

USS North Dakota crew members visit Dickinson

June 28, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Two USS North Dakota crew members gave a presentation to the public Thursday at the Ramada Grand Dakota Lodge. They answered questions regarding the Virginia-class nuclear submarine being built in Groton, Conn., that is expected to travel the world. Continue Reading

Officer to preview N.D. sub

April 30, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

USS North Dakota is first of latest version of Navy’s Virginia-class nuclear attack submarines
The executive officer for the USS North Dakota, one of the Navy’s newest nuclear attack submarines, will be in Fargo on Tuesday and Wednesday to talk about its construction. Continue Reading

Crest designs now being accepted for USS North Dakota

February 29, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

A group is asking North Dakota residents to submit design ideas for a crest for the second naval ship to be named for the state. The USS North Dakota Committee has already received about a dozen design ideas so far and will accept ideas through March 15. Continue Reading