USS MAINE
SSBN 741
  
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SSBN 741 is the fourth U.S. Navy ship authorized, and the third commissioned, to be named in honor of the state of Maine.

June 21, 1995 The eighth Trident II (D5) submarine PCU Maine was delivered to the Navy by Electric Boat Division of General Dynamics, Groton, Conn. This was the 16th Trident submarine delivered. The ship was commissioned at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Kittery, Maine, July 29, 1995.

December 7, USS Maine Gold Crew successfully launched one Trident II (D5) missile during the ship's Demonstration and Shakedown Operation.

July 3, 1996 SSBN 741 completed her strategic loadout at Strategic Weapons Facility, Atlantic, Kings Bay, Ga., and deployed.

April 23, 2003 USS Maine successfully launched two D5 missiles during a Follow-on Commander Evaluation Test.

Januaru 9, 2004 Cmdr. Robert Palisin relieved Cmdr. Kevin Zumbar as CO of the Maine (Blue) during a change-of-command ceremony.

October 21, 2008 USS Maine (Blue), commanded by Cmdr. John V. Tolliver, returned to Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor after completing its 40th strategic deterrent patrol.

June 4, 2010 Cmdr. Richard N. Massie relieved Capt. William Breitfelder as CO of the Maine (Gold) during a change-of-command ceremony at Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor, Wash. Breitfelder took command of Maine in Nov. 2007 and led her and the crew through three strategic deterrent patrols and an extended refit period.

December 4, SSBN 741 (Blue) returned to Bangor after a 105-day strategic deterrent patrol, one of the longest patrols in recent history for a Bangor-based SSBN.

March 30, 2011 USS Maine (Gold) returned to homeport after a 71-day strategic deterrent patrol.

June 22, USS Maine (Blue) returned to Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor after a 75-day strategic deterrent patrol.

January 3, 2012 USS Maine (Blue) returned to Bangor, Wash., after completing a strategic deterrent patrol.

September 21, SSBN 741 (Blue) returned home after completing a strategic deterrent patrol.

October 5, Cmdr. William Johnson relieved Cmdr. Mark W. Schmall as CO of the Maine (Blue) during a change-of-command ceremony at the Naval Undersea Warfare Museum in Keyport, Wash.

January 8, 2013 USS Maine (Gold) returned to Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor following a strategic deterrent patrol.

July 5, USS Maine (Blue) returned to Bangor after a three-month strategic deterrent patrol.

October 25, Cmdr. Dale Klein relieved Cmdr. Richard N. Massie as CO of the Maine (Gold) during a change-of-command ceremony at Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor's Deterrent Park. The Gold Crew under Massie's command completed five strategic deterrent patrols.

January 17, 2014 USS Maine (Blue) returned to homeport after completing a strategic deterrent patrol.

June 17, SSBN 741 (Gold) returned to Bangor after completing a strategic deterrent patrol.

February ?, 2015 SSBN 741 arrived in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, for emergent repairs.

March 7, USS Maine (Gold) returned to Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor after completing a strategic deterrent patrol.

June 17, USS Maine (Blue) returned to Bangor following a strategic deterrent patrol.

August 13, Cmdr. Kelly L. Laing relieved Cmdr. William Johnson as CO of the Maine (Blue) during a change-of-command ceremony at Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor's Deterrent Park.

March 16, 2016 USS Maine (Blue) returned to Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor following a strategic deterrent patrol.

July 28, USS Maine (Gold) returned to Bangor after completing a strategic deterrent patrol.

August 3, Cmdr. Kelly L. Laingas relieved Cmdr. Dale Klein as CO of the Maine (Green) during a crew combination ceremony at the Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor's Deterrent Park.

September 13, SSBN 741 entered the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard in Bremerton, Wash., for a two-year Engineered Refueling Overhaul (ERO).