USS WYOMING
SSBN 742
  
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SSBN 742 the fourth U.S. Navy ship to be named USS Wyoming, although it was only the third named for the state of Wyoming.

The contract to build the 17th Ohio-class nuclear-powered fleet ballistic-missile submarine was awarded to the Electric Boat Division of the General Dynamics Corporation in Groton, Connecticut, on October 18, 1989, and her keel was laid down there on August 8, 1991.

July 15, 1995 PCU Wyoming, the ninth Trident II (D5) submarine, was christened during ceremonies at Electric Boat Division of General Dynamics, Groton, Conn. The ship's sponsor was Mrs. Monica Owens, wife of Admiral W. Owens, Vice Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff.

June 20, 1996 SSBN 742 was delivered to the U.S. Navy during a ceremony at Electric Boat.

July 13, USS Wyoming was commissioned during a ceremony at Electric Boat Division of General Dynamics, Groton, CT.

May 30, 1997 The Wyoming Blue Crew successfully launched one Trident II missile during the ship's Demonstration and Shakedown Operation.

August 4, SSBN 742 completed the strategic loadout at Strategic Weapons Facility, Atlantic, Kings Bay, Ga.

April 30, 2000 USS Wyoming successfully launched two D5 missiles during a Follow-on CINC Evaluation Test.

October 22, 2002 The Wyoming successfully launched a Trident II missile during a Follow-on Commander Evaluation Test.

January ?, 2004 Cmdr. Eric Merrill relieved Cmdr. Ward Stevens as commanding officer of the USS Wyoming (Gold).

March 13, 2009 Cmdr. William C. McKinney relieved Cmdr. William M. Combes as CO of the Wyoming (Blue) during a change-of-command ceremony at Kings Bay.

August 7, Cmdr. Diego Hernandez relieved Cmdr. Roger Isom as CO of the USS Wyoming (Gold) during a change-of-command ceremony at the Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay Chapel.

January 6, 2011 The eighteenth Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine departed homeport for routine operations.

August 26, Cmdr. Barry F. Rodrigues relieved Cmdr. William C. McKinney as CO of SSBN 742 (Blue) during a change-of-command ceremony at Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay.

September 12, After a close encounter with Hurricane Katia in the Atlantic Ocean, USS Wyoming proceeded to the Bahamas Atlantic Undersea Test and Evaluation Center range for acoustic trials.

December 6, USS Wyoming (Gold) returned to Kings Bay after completing its 45th, 100-day, strategic deterrent patrol.

January 18, 2012 The Wyoming (Blue) departed homeport for a strategic deterrent patrol.

February 4, Rear Adm. Joseph E. Tofalo, Commander, Submarine Group (COMSUBGRU) 10, relieved of command Cmdr. Diego Hernandez for mishandling classified materials, just three weeks before his scheduled relief. Cmdr. Christopher Nash assumed the command of the Gold Crew. USS Wyoming (SSBN 742) is one of the first four submarines to receive female officers. They also began reporting late last year to the USS Maine (SSBN 741), USS Ohio (SSGN 726) and USS Georgia (SSGN 729).

May 22, USS Wyoming (Blue) returned to Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay after completing its 46th strategic deterrent patrol.

May 31, The Wyoming (Gold) departed homeport for routine operations.

March 21, 2014 Cmdr. Wayne C. Wall relieved Cmdr. Barry F. Rodrigues as CO of the Wyoming (Blue) during a change-of-command ceremony at the NSB Kings Bay Chapel.

June 28, SSBN 742 (Gold) returned to NSB Kings Bay following a strategic deterrent patrol.

July 18, Cmdr. Kenneth M. Curtin, Jr., relieved Cmdr. Christopher A. Nash as CO of the USS Wyoming (Gold) during a change-of-command ceremony at the Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay Chapel.

October 2?, USS Wyoming (Blue) returned to Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay following a strategic deterrent patrol.

September 16, 2015 The Wyoming (Gold) moored at Her Majesty's Naval Base (HMNB) Clyde in Faslane, Scotland, for a five-day port call.

February 22, 2016 USS Wyoming (Blue) returned to NSB Kings Bay following a 12-week strategic deterrent patrol.

April 22, Cmdr. Christopher Gilmore relieved Cmdr. Wayne C. Wall as CO of the SSBN 742 (Blue) during a change-of-command ceremony at the NSB Kings Bay Chapel.

September 9, Cmdr. John J. Strunk relieved Cmdr. Kenneth M. Curtin, Jr., as CO of the USS Wyoming (Gold) during a change-of-command ceremony at the NSB Kings Bay Chapel.

October 1?, SSBN 742 (Blue) returned to homeport after completing a strategic deterrent patrol.