USS CITY OF CORPUS CHRISTI
SSN 705
  
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The City of Corpus Christi (SSN 705) is the 18th Los Angeles-class attack submarine and the second ship of the U.S. Navy to be named for Corpus Christi, Texas, though she is the only one required to bear the "City of" prefix (added to placate protesters who felt it improper to name a warship "the body of Christ", which is the meaning of the phrase "Corpus Christi"). The contract to build her was awarded to the Electric Boat Division of General Dynamics Corporation in Groton, Connecticut, on October 31, 1973, and her keel was laid down on September 4, 1979. She was christened and launched on April 25, 1981, by Honorable Lilla B. Cummings Tower, the wife of U.S. Senator (R) John G. Tower.

August 28, 1981 Cmdr. Winford G. Ellis relieved Cmdr. William A. Owens as the 2nd CO of SSN 705.

October 5, 1982 The Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) City of Corpus Christi underway for the first time to conduct Alpha "A" trials. Delivered to the U.S. Navy almost a month ahead of schedule on Nov. 21.

January 8, 1983 USS City of Corpus Christi was commissioned during a ceremony at Naval Submarine Base New London in Groton, Conn.

March 16, The City of Corpus Cristi arrived in Corpus Christi, Texas, for a six-day port visit after conducting Shakedown Cruise in the Puerto Rican OPAREA. Returned to Groton in late March.

April 13, Cmdr. Frank L. Bowman relieved Cmdr. Winford G. Ellis as commanding officer of the USS City of Corpus Christi.

April 15, The Los Angeles-class attack submarine entered the Electric Boat Shipyard in Groton for a four-month Post Shakedown Availability (PSA).

March 31, 1984 USS City of Corpus Christi departed NSB New London for its maiden Indian Ocean deployment.

June 22, SSN 705 moored outboard the USS Proteus (AS 19) in Diego Garcia, British Indian Ocean Teritory, for a 31-day Fleet Maintenance Availability (FMAV).

September 19, USS City of Corpus Christi moored at HMAS Stirling in Garden Island, Australia, for a six-day visit to Perth.

October 19, The City of Corpus Christi returned to homeport after a nearly seven-month deployment, circumnavigating the globe around the Cape of Good Hope and tranisting the Panama Canal on Oct. 14.

In January 1985, USS City of Corpus Christi completed the operational testing and evaluation of the newest version of CCS MK 1 Fire Control System program, at the Atlantic Undersea Test and Evaluation Center (AUTEC) range off Andros Island, Bahamas, in support of Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) project 234.

In March, the City of Corpus Christi entered the Medium Auxiliary Repair Dry Dock USS Shippingport (ARDM 4) at NSB New London for a three-month Selected Restricted Availability (SRA).

December 21, SSN 705 returned to Groton, Conn., after a two-month underway in the North Atlantic.

March 7, 1986 Cmdr. Stephen I. Johnson relieved Cmdr. Frank L. Bowman as CO of the City of Corpus Christi.

July 25, USS City of Corpus Christi returned to Naval Submarine Base New London after a three-month surge deployment to the Mediterranean Sea. Port calls to La Maddalena, Italy; and Toulon, France.

In September, The Los Angeles-class attack submarine was underway for a training cruise in the Gulf of Mexico. Port calls to Naval Station Nofolk, Va., NAS Pensacola, Fla., and Corpus Christi, TX.

January 5, 1987 USS City of Corpus Christi departed Port Canaveral, Fla., after onloading MK 48 ADCAP exercise torpedos for test firings at AUTEC range. Port visit to Port Everglades, Fla., from Jan. 15-16; Inport Port Canaveral again from Jan. 17-19; Returned home on Jan. 27; Underway for sea trials from Feb. 25-27; Underway again for MK 48 ADCAP testing on March 2; Inport Port Canaveral from March 4-7 and 17-21st; Returned to Groton on March 27; Underway again on April 5; Inport Port Canaveral from April 9-10.

April 21, The City of Corpus Christi moored at State Pier in New London, Conn., for a brief port call to embark Nuclear Propulsion Examination Board (NPEB) personal for ORSE. Returned home on April 23.

From May 4-14, SSN 705 was underway again for MK 48 ADCAP testing at AUTEC range. Inport Port Canaveral from May 7-8; Underway for more testing from June 5-28; Underway again on July 6; Inport Port Canaveral from July 9-10.

July 16, USS City of Corpus Christi moored at HMAS Malabar in Bermuda for a four-day liberty. Inport Port Canaveral from July 22-24 and Aug. 8-10; Returned to Groton on Aug. 15.

From September 15-19, the City of Corpus Christi was underway for sea trials after emergent drydocking for repairs to its anchor and main balast tank vents. Underway for UMI with the INSURV from Sept. 22-23; Underway in support of exercise Agile Player from Oct. 1-2; Underway for Propulsion Shaft Test Device testing at Exuma Sound on Oct. 13; Inport Port Canaveral from Oct. 24-27 for MK 48 ADCAP onload; Inport Port Canaveral again from Nov. 1-5 and 8-10th; Returned home on Nov. 13; Underway again for test firings from Nov. 18-25.

January 5, 1988 The nuclear-powered submarine arrived in Naval Station Norfolk, Va., for a two-day port call to offload TLAM's. Returned home on Jan. 9.

January 15, USS City of Corpus Christi entered the floating dry-dock USS Shippingport (ARDM 4) for a two-month Selected Restricted Availability (SRA). Undocked on March 1; Underway for sea trials from March 9-11; Underay again on March 21.

March 22, The City of Corpus Christi moored at deperming crib at Lambert's Point, Virginia, for a two-day magnetic deperming. Moored outboard the USS L.Y. Spear (AS 36) at Naval Station Norfolk for TLAM's onload from March 24-27; Returned home on April 2 after conducting acoustic trials at Exuma Sound.

From April 14-18, SSN 705 was in dry-dock Shippingport for emergent repairs to its secondary propulsion motor.

April 22, USS City of Corpus Christi departed homeport for ADCAP testing at the AUTEC range. Inport Port Canaveral from April 25-27.

May 5, USS City of Corpus Christi pulled into Frederiksted, U.S. Virgin Islands, for a brief visit to St. Croix Island to install pinger for combined TRE with the USS Shark (SSN 591) on the St. Croix weapons range. Returned to Groton, Conn., on May 11; Underway again for ADACAP testing on May 15; Inport Naval Station Roosevelt Roads, Puerto Rico, for torpedos onload from May 20-21; Brief stops in Frederiksted on May 22 and 23rd; Returned home on May 27; Underway for VIP cruise for the commissioning commitee for USS Tennessee (SSBN 734) on June 3.

From June 6-24, the City of Corpus Christi was underway in support of FLEETEX 2-88 in the VACAPES Op. Area. Underway for a Dependent's Cruise south of Fisher's Island on June 29; Underway for Navy's Career Orientation Training for Midshipmen (CORTRAMID) cruise at AUTEC range from July 8-19; Underway for TLAM's offload at the Naval Weapons Station Earle, N.J., and PCO operations from July 21-26.

August 12, Cmdr. Charles R. Skolds relieved Cmdr. Stephen I. Johnson as CO of the SSN 705.

From August 22-26, the Los Angeles-class attack submarine was underway for ammo onload at NWS Yorktown, Va. Underway for POM workups from Sept. 6-9; Underway for POMCERT from Sept. 19-23.

September 29, USS City of Corpus Christi departed Groton for a scheduled six-month Mediterranean deployment.

October 8, The City of Corpus Christi pulled into Gibraltar, British Crown Teritory, for a three-day port call. Inport Toulon, France, from Nov. 16-23.

November 28, SSN 705 anchored in Tangier Harbor, Morocco, for a three-day port visit before participating in exercise African Eagle. Port call to Naples, Italy, from Dec. 23-27.

December 28, USS City of Corpus Christi moored outboard the USS Orion (AS 18) in La Maddalena, Sardinia, for an 11-day Fleet Maintenance Availability (FMAV). Brief stop in La Maddalena on Jan. 16 to embark NPEB personal for ORSE; Brief stop in Gibraltar on Jan. 18.

From February 1-14, 1989, the City of Corpus Christi participated in exercise Dogfish. Brief stops in Augusta Bay, Sicily, on Feb. 10 and 15th; Brief stop in Naples, Italy, on Feb. 16; Upkeep in La Maddalena from Feb. 17- March 8; Brief stop in Halifax, N.S., Canada, for MEDEVAC on March 21.

March 23, USS City of Corpus Christi returned to NSB New London after a six-month deployment.

From April 17-22, SSN 705 was underway for local operations and ammo off/onload at NWS Earle, New Jersey. Underway for local operations from May 22-27.

June 12, The City of Corpus Christi departed homeport for shallow water ADCAP torpedo firings in the Virginia Capes OPAREA. Brief stop in Naval Station norfolk on June 17; Inport Port Canaveral from June 23-26.

June 30, USS City of Corpus Christi arrived in its namesake city for a five-day port visit.

From July 10-29, The Los Angeles-class attack submarine was moored at the AUTEC on Andros Island, Bahamas, in support of Midshipmen Second Class cruise. Inport Roosevelt Roads, P.R., from Aug. 2-3 before supporting TRE for USS Albuquerque (SSN 706); Returned to Groton after a two-month underway on Aug. 11.

From August 28 through Sept. 24, the City of Corpus Christi was underway in support of FLEETEX 4-89 and ASWEX 5-89 at the Puerto Rican Op. Area. Port visit to St. Croix from Sept. 10-12; Emergent drydocking in late September; Underway for PCO operations at AUTEC range from Oct. 24- Nov. 19; Inport Port Everglades, Fla., to onload exercise weapons from Oct. 27-30.

January 11, 1990 USS City of Corpus Christi departed homeport for ORSE. Returned on Jan. 12 due to a material failure of the forward escape trunk upper hatch.

From January 24- Feb. 14, SSN 705 was underway for ORSE and in support of FLEETEX 1-90 and CNO project 1258. Underway again on Feb. 26; Arrived in Kittery, Maine, on Feb. 28.

March 2, USS City of Corpus Christi entered the Dry Dock #2 at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard for a 12-month Depot Modernization Period (DMP). Undocked on Sept. 6; Underway for sea trials on Feb. 20, 1991; Returned to PNSY for material repairs on March 1; Underway again on March 8; Returned to Groton on March 15.

From April 12-28, the City of Corpus Christi was underway for acoustic trials at the AUTEC range and in support of CNO project 225. Underway for UMI from May 7-9.

May 24, Cmdr. Bruce E. Miller relieved Cmdr. Charles R. Skolds as the 6th CO of City of Corpus Christi.

From May 28 through June 25, the Los Angeles-class attack submarine was underway for Weapons Systems Accuaracy Test (WSAT) and Midshipmen operations. Inport Port Everglades, Fla., from June 1-10; Underway in support of FLEETEX 4-91 from July 22- Aug. 8; Underway for Phase III sonar certification from Aug. 12-16.

August 19, SSN 705 emergency sortied from Naval Submarine Base New London to avoid the Hurricane Bob. Returned on Aug. 20.

August 23, USS City of Corpus Christi departed homeport for Tactical Weapons Certification (TWC) and to participate in exercise Phanton Shadow. Inport Naval Station Roosevelt Roads, P.R., from Sept. 2-4 and 10-11th; Returned to Groton on Sept. 15; Underway for engineering training on Oct. 21; Moored at Naval Underwater Systems Center (NUSC) in New London from Nov. 4-5; Returned home on Nov. 7; Underway in support of USS Saratoga (CV 60) Advanced Phase Training (APT) from Dec. 2-16.

From January 27 through Feb. 14, 1992, the nuclear-powered submarine was underway for Fleet Exercise (FLEETEX) in the Puerto Rican OPAREA. Inport Roosevelt Roads from Feb. 7-10; Underway for ASW exercises from Feb. 18-21; Underway for Battle Group operations from Feb. 26- March 2; Underway for major ship's evaluation from March 16-19; Underway for Refresher Training (REFTRA) from April 27- May 1.

May 6, USS City of Corpus Christi departed Groton, Conn., for a scheduled Mediterranean deployment as part of the USS Saratoga Battle Group (BG).

May 27, The City of Corpus Christi pulled into Gibraltar, BCC, for a brief stop after participated in exercise Swordfish '92 off the coast of Portugal. Port visits to Antalya, Turkey, from June 1-4 and Ashdod, Israel, from June 14-17.

June 19, SSN 705 moored outboard the USS Orion (AS 18) in Corfu, Greece, for a four-day port call. Moored outboard the USS Orion again in Alexanderia, Egypt, on June 26; Underway on June 27 due to bad weather; Upkeep in La Maddalena, Italy, from July 11-19; Inport La Maddalena for FMAV from Aug. 11-31 and Sept. 3-4.

September 29, The Los Angeles-class attack submarine pulled into Toulon, France, for a 10-day of liberty. Upkeep in La Maddalena from Oct. 10-20.

November 6, USS City of Corpus Christi returned to NSB New London after a six-month deployment.

February 17, 1993 The City of Corpus Christi departed homeport for REFTRA and to participate in COMREADOPS 1-93 with the Canadoan Navy.

March 6, SSN 705 pulled into Port Everglades, Fla., for a two-day port visit before conducting a major ship's evaluation. Inport Corpus Christi, Texas, from March 23-30; Returned to Groton, Conn., on April 6.

From June 11-25, USS City of Corpus Christi was underway for Midshipmen operations. Inport Naval Station Norfolk from June 18-22.

June 29, USS City of Corpus Christi departed Naval Submarine Base New London for an emergent western Atlantic deployment.

July 23, The nuclear-powered submarine arrived in Tromso, Norway, for a five-day port visit. Returned home on Aug. 21; Emergency sortied to avoid the Hurricane Emily from Aug. 31- Sept. 3; Underway for routine training from Sept. 7-15 and 16-17th; Underway for VIP cruise Sept. 24.

November 12, Cmdr. Thomas A. Dowell relieved Cmdr. Bruce E. Miller as CO of the City of Corpus Christi.

From November 22-23, the Los Angeles-class submarine was underway for sea trials after an extensive upkeep period. Underway for REFTRA from Dec. 3-16; Underway for a Dependent's Cruise on Dec. 20.

From January 12-22, 1994, USS City of Corpus Christi was moored at Electric Boat Shipyard. Underway for REFTRA from Jan. 31- Feb. 8, Feb. 9-15, March 23-27, March 28- April 1, April 11-15 and 18-22nd.

May 2, The City of Corpus Christi departed homeport for a western Atlantic deployment.

June 30, SSN 705 arrived in Tromso, Norway, for a five-day port visit; Inport Portland, England, from July 11-14.

July 22, USS City of Corpus Christi returned to Groton after a nearly three-month underway period.

September 12, The City of Corpus Christi departed NSB New London for Refresher Training (REFTRA). Inport Port Canaveral, Fla., from Sept. 23-27.

September 29, USS City of Corpus Christi moored outboard the USS L.Y. Spear while anchored off Annapolis, Md., for a four-day visit to U.S. Naval Academy; Returned home on Oct. 5; Underway for REFTRA and to provide operational services from Oct. 6-17; Underway again from Oct. 21-29 and Nov. 14-23; Underway for VIP cruise on Jan. 5, 1995; Underway for REFTRA from Feb. 6-10; Underway for routine training from March 1-9; Underway for ship's evaluation from March 20-30; Emergent drydocking at Electric Boat shipyard from April 26-29; Underway for POM workups from May 8-12 and 22-26th; Underway for POMCERT from June 5-9.

June 19, USS City of Corpus Christi departed Groton for a western Atlantic deployment.

July 23, The Los Angeles-class attack submarine pulled into Her Majesty Naval Base (HMNB) Clyde in Faslane, Scotland, for a brief port call to conduct emergent repairs. Inport Rosyth, Scotland, from Aug. 21-25; Returned to homeport on Sept. 17; Underway for an Engineering Evaluation from Sept. 22-24; Underway for REFTRA from Oct. 30- Nov. ; Underway for VIP cruise on Nov. 6; Underway in support of squadron services from Nov. 7-9; Underway for Underway Material Inspection (UMI) from Nov. 24-25; Underway for REFTRA from Nov. 28- Dec. 8.

From February 3-24, 1997, USS City of Corpus Christi was underway for Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) operations. Port visit to Port Everglades from Feb. 10-14; Underway for local operations and in support of CNO project from March 3-21; In dry-dock Shippingport (ARDM 4) from April 1- May 15 for Selected Restricted Availability (SRA); Underway for sea trials from May 28-29 and 30-31st.

From June 6-27, the City of Corpus Christi was underway in support of Canadian joint exercise Marcot '97. Inport Clearwater AFB in Halifax, Nova Scotia, from June 8-12; Underway for TRE workups from July 7- Aug. 4; Underway for ASW exercise and in support of CNO project from Sept. 8-27; Underway for ORSE workups from Sept. 30- Oct. 7; Underway for ORSE from Oct. 8-9; Underway for Fleet ASW support from Nov. 20-26; Underway for POM workups from Dec. 10-15; in dry-dock Shippingport for emergent repairs from Dec. 22- Jan. 3; Underway for POMCERT from Jan. 12-17, 1998.

February 2, USS City of Corpus Christi, commanded by Cmdr. Scott A. Langdon, departed NSB New London for a scheduled Mediterranean deployment.

February 12, SSN 705 moored at Port South Mole in Gibraltar for a five-day port call. FMAV with USS Simon Lake (AS 33) in La Maddalena, Sardinia, from Feb. 20-25.

March 6, The City of Corpus Christi arrived in Limassol, Cyprus, for a five-day port visit before participating in ASW exercise with the German submarine U-16. Brief stop in La Maddalena on March 14, Gibraltar (April 6) and La Maddalena again on April 11; Port call to Brest, France, from April 17-20 before participating in exercise Veritas IV; Brief stop in Brest on April 29.

May 5, USS City of Corpus Christi returned to Groton after a three-month underway period.

October 8, The Los Angeles-class attack submarine departed homeport for ORSE Preps. Moored at Degaussing Facility in Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay, Ga., from Oct. 15-16; Returned home for emergent repairs on Oct. 21; Underway for local operations from Oct. 24-28 and Oct. 29- Nov. 3; Underway for ORSE from Nov. 4-5; Underway for routine training from Dec. 7-16.

In 1999, SSN 705 completed a five-and-a-half month UNITAS deployment in which she circumnavigated the South American continent.

April 4, 2002 Nearly two years to the day after arriving at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard for a $300 million worth Engineered Refueling Overhaul (ERO), USS City of Corpus Christi returned to the shipyard last week following sea trials, for a second upgrade package.

September 18, USS City of Corpus Christi, commanded by Cmdr. Robert J. Schmidt, arrived in Naval Base Point Loma in San Diego, Calif., for a port visit en route to Guam.

October 17, USS City of Corpus Christi arrived at its new homeport of Apra Harbor, Guam. She will be assigned to Submarine Squadron (SUBRON) 15. The U.S. Navy plans to homeport three fast-attack submarines at Guam. The other two will arrive by fiscal year 2004.

January 8, 2003 The Los Angeles-class attack submarine emergency sortied from Apra Harbor to avoid a typhoon. Returned on Jan. 13.

February 2, SSN 705 arrived in Naval Station Pearl Harbor for Primary Relief valve testing and training. Underway for Basic Submarine Assessment (BSA) and Mine Radiness Certification inspection from March 10-15; Returned to homeport on March 23; Underway to avoid the Typhoon Kujira from April 13-16; Underway in support of exercise Tundem Thrust from April 21- May 5; Underway for sea trials from May 19-21.

May 28, USS City of Corpus Christi departed Guam for Tactical Readiness Evaluation (TRE) in the Hawaiian Op. Area. Inport Pearl Harbor from June 4-7 and 13-18th; Returned home on June 25; Underway for sea trials from July 24-25.

From July 28 through Sept. 15, the City of Corpus Christi was underway for a southern Pacific deployment in support of tactical development exercise Lungfish. Inport HMAS Stirling at Garden Island, Australia, from Aug. 8-11.

From October 14-26, SSN 705 was underway for POM workups. Underway for Pre-Overseas Movement Certification (POMCERT) from Oct. 30- Nov. 7; Underway in support of national security in the western Pacific from Nov. 23- Dec. 23; Underway for a Operational Reactor Safeguard Examination (ORSE) workups from Jan. 8-22, 2004; Underway for local operations from Jan. 28- Feb. 3.

February 5, Cmdr. Marc Denno relieved Cmdr. Robert J. Schmidt as the 12th CO of City of Corpus Christi.

From February 9-20, the Los Angeles-class attack submarine was underway for a port visit to Yokosuka, Japan. Underway for Mission Certification workups with SUBRON 15 and Independent Steaming Exercises (ISE) from March 17- April 7; Underway for a western Pacific deployment from April 19 through June 14; Underway for local operations from July 22-27; Underway for a western Pacific deployment from Aug. 10- Sept. 29; Commenced a four-month Selected Restricted Availability (SRA) in October.

May 25, 2006 SSN 705 returned to Apra Harbor after a routine deployment in the western Pacific.

January 21, 2009 Cmdr. Robert M. Gaucher relieved Cmdr. Scott Minium as CO of the City of Corpus Christi during a change-of-command ceremony at Naval Base Guam.

October 24, USS City of Corpus Christi arrived in Laem Chabang, Thailand, for a scheduled port visit.

November 12, The Los Angeles-class attack submarine is currently participating in annual exercise, in waters around the Japan, with a dozen other U.S. Navy warships and JMSDF from Nov. 10-18.

December 1, Rear Adm. Douglas McAneny Commander, Submarine Force U.S. Pacific Fleet announced that the USS City of Corpus Christi will be replaced in Guam by the Norfolk-based USS Oklahoma City (SSN 723), and the former will be assigned to Naval Station Pearl Harbor, as part of the 60/40 split of submarine force assets, between the Pacific and Atlantic Fleets, as designated in the 2006 Quadrennial Defense Review. While specific dates are unavailable, the homeport shifts are projected to take place between the fall of 2010 and the spring of 2011.

May 18, 2010 SSN 705 departed dry-dock at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard after completing its maintenance availability period.

July 22, Capt. John Russ relieved Capt. Douglas Wright as Commander, Submarine Squadron 15 during a change-of-command ceremony on board the City of Corpus Christi at Polaris Point in Piti, Guam.

December 1, USS City of Corpus Christi arrived in Fleet Activities Yokosuka for a five-day port call. Brief stop at Sasebo, Japan, on Dec. 13 and 17th.

March 11, 2011 At approximately 8:00 p.m. local time, USS City of Corpus Christi and USS Houston (SSN 713) mooring lines broke free from the pier at Alpha wharf at Naval Base Guam due to the tsunami wave. Tug boats responded quickly to the situation and safely moored both submarines.

April 14, The City of Corpus Christi arrived in Brisbane, Australia, for a six-day port visit.

May 1, USS City of Corpus Christi arrived at its new homeport of Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, where will be assigned to Commander, Submarine Squadron 7.

July 29, Cmdr. Christopher Buziak relieved Cmdr. Robert M. Gaucher as CO of SSN 705 during a change-of-command ceremony at the Parche Memorial Park.

October 5, 2012 USS City of Corpus Christi recently arrived at Naval Base Point Loma in San Diego, Calif., for emergent repairs to Low Pressure Air Dryer (LPAD).

November 4, 2013 USS City of Corpus Christi departed Pearl Harbor for a scheduled western Pacific deployment.

December 23, The Los Angeles-class attack submarine moored at Berth 13S in Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan, for an extended 27-day upkeep. Brief stop at Okinawa on Jan. 27, Jan. 31, Feb. 8 and Feb. 15, 2014.

March 6, The City of Corpus Christi recently pulled into Apra Harbor, Guam, for a routine port call.

May 6, USS City of Corpus Christi returned to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam after a six-month deployment.

June 6, Cmdr. Travis M. Petzoldt relieved Cmdr. Christopher Buziak as the 16th CO of City of Corpus Christi during a change-of-command ceremony on board the sub.

July 27, 2015 USS City of Corpus Christi departed Pearl Harbor for a four-day underway in the Hawaiian Op. Area; Underway again on Aug. 4.?

September 12, USS City of Corpus Christi departed homeport for its final western Pacific deployment.

September 24, SSN 705 moored outboard the USS Emory S. Land (AS 39) at Sierra Wharf in Apra Harbor for a maintenance availability.

October 5, USS City of Corpus Christi moored at Berth 5, Changi Naval Base in Singapore for a liberty port visit.

From October 16-19, the City of Corpus Christi participated in at-sea phase of a multinational exercise Malabar 2015, with the USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71), in the Bay of Bengal; Brief stop at Okinawa, Japan, on Nov. 5 and Dec. 3.

January 11, 2016 USS City of Corpus Christi moored at Berth 13S, Fleet Activities Yokosuka for a week-long port visit; Brief stop off Yokosuka on Jan. 18.

February 12, USS City of Corpus Christi moored at Sierra 10 Wharf on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam following a five-month deployment.

May 30, USS City of Corpus Christi held a decommissioning ceremony at Wharf S1B after more than 33 years of active service.

May 31, SSN 705 departed Pearl Harbor for the last time en route to Bremerton, Washington. The City of Corpus Christi will commence a year-long inactivation process, later this year, at the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PSNS&IMF).

June 10, USS City of Corpus Christi moored at Pier A, Canadian Forces Base (CFB) Esquimalt for a five-day liberty port visit to Victoria, British Columbia; Moored at Delta Pier South on Naval Base Kitsap-Bremerton on June 15; Entered the Dry Dock #5 on July 26.

July 28, The City of Corpus Christi is inactivated and placed in Reserve (Stand Down) status.