USS CHARLOTTE
SSN 766
  
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The Charlotte (SSN 766) is the 16th Los Angeles-Improved class attack submarine and the fourth U.S. Navy ship to bear the name for Charlotte, North Carolina. She was christened on October 3, 1992, at Newport News Shipbuilding and launched from a floating dry-dock the next day. Mrs. Mary L. McCormack served as the the ship's sponsor. Cmdr. Michael J. Matthews is the prospective commanding officer.

September 16, 1994 USS Charlotte is commissioned during a ceremony at Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia.

From February 9-15, 2002, the Charlotte was underway for Commanding Officer's Discretionary Time (CODT). Underway for Pre-overseas Movement Certification (POMCERT) from March 1-6; Moored to F-12 at Ford Island for final supplies onload.

March 6, USS Sharlotte, commanded by Cmdr. Thomas W. Bailey, departed Pearl Harbor for a scheduled western Pacific deployment.

March 14, The Los Angeles-Improved class attack submarine pulled into Naval Base Yokosuka, Japan, for a four-day port call. Another visit to Yokosuka from April 12-22.

May 26, USS Charlotte pulled into Apra Harbor, Guam, for a five-day port visit to get tender support services from USS Frank Cable (AS 40). Port call to Hong Kong from June 5-11.

June 17, SSN 766 arrived at Changi Naval Base for a five-day port visit to Singapore. Port calls to Yokosuka from July 21-25 and Aug. 23-29.

September 6, USS Charlotte returned to homeport after a six-month deployment.

October 17, The Charlotte entered the Dry Dock 2 at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard for a Drydocking Selected Restricted Availability (DSRA).

From February 3-17, 2004, USS Charlotte was underway for Prospective Commanding Officer (PCO) operations. Underway again on April 8 for operations in the SOCAL Op. Area with the USS Belleau Wood (LHA 3) Expeditionary Strike Group (ESG) 3.

April 13, The Los Angeles-Improved class fast-attack submarine moored at Mike Pier , Naval Base Point Loma for a brief visit to San Diego; Moored at NB Point Loma again from April 26-27, April 29- May 11 and May 17; Returned to Pearl Harbor on May 24.

July 6, USS Charlotte departed homeport for a 17-day underway to particpate in a multi-national exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2004.

August 25, USS Charlotte departed Naval Station Pearl Harbor for a western Pacific deployment in support of the Global War on Terrorism; Port call to Yokosuka from Sept. 3-7.

September 11, SSN 766 pulled into Apra Harbor, Guam, for a three-day port call; Inport Apra Harbor again from Sept. 20-21.

October 27, The Charlotte arrived at Fleet Activities Yokosuka for a brief port visit; Inport Apra Harbor again from Nov. 13-16.

December 7, USS Charlotte moored at Berth 5, Changi Naval Base in Singapore for a six-day port visit; Port call to Yokosuka, Japan, from Dec. 21-30.

November 29, 2005 USS Charlotte arrived at Naval Station Norfolk, Va., after a five-week transit from Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, that took the boat under the arctic ice cap, to commence a major Depot Modernization Period (DMP) at the Norfolk Naval Shipyard in Portsmouth, Virginia.

December 7, Cmdr. Bobby J. Pannell relieved Cmdr. Dennis E. Carpenter as CO of the Charlotte during a change-of-command ceremony at Devary Hall, Naval Station Norfolk. Carpenter reported as Charlotte’s commanding officer in April 2003.

October 24, 2007 USS Charlotte returned to Pearl Harbor after a two-year Depot Modernization Period at NNSY.

April 29, 2008 Cmdr. Butch Dollaga relieved Cmdr. Bobby J. Pannell as CO of the Charlotte during a change-of-command ceremony at Naval Station Pearl Harbor.

September 12, Rear Adm. Douglas McAneny relieved Rear Adm. Joe Walsh as Commander, Submarine Force Pacific Fleet, during a ceremony on board the USS Charlotte.

January 26, 2009 USS Charlotte departed homeport for a scheduled western Pacific deployment.

February 20, The Charlotte recently arrived in Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan, for a routine port call.

April 16, 2010 Cmdr. Richard S. Young relieved Cmdr. Butch Dollaga as commanding officer of SSN 766.

December 1, The Charlotte departed Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam for a scheduled deployment in the U.S. 7th Fleet Area of Responsibility (AoR).

May 31, 2011 USS Charlotte returned home after a six-month deployment.

October 5, 2012 Cmdr. Andrew T. Miller relieved Cmdr. Richard S. Young as CO of the Charlotte during a change-of-command ceremony on board the sub at Pearl Harbor.

April 2, 2013 USS Charlotte departed Pearl Harbor for a scheduled western Pacific deployment.

April 15, The Charlotte pulled into Apra Harbor, Guam, for a routine port call.

July 16, USS Charlotte moored at Berth 5, Changi Naval Base in Singapore for a scheduled port visit to participate in Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) exercise.

September 12, SSN 766 moored at Berth 13S on Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan, for a five-day port call.

October 2, USS Charlotte returned to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam after a six-month deployment.

July 27, 2014 The Charlotte is currently underway in support of a multinational exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2014.

September 24, 2015 The Los Angeles-Improved class attack submarine is currently moored at Berth Y3B on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam.

October 9, USS Charlotte recently moored at Pier S8, Pearl Harbor after underway for local operations.

November 13, USS Charlotte departed homeport for a scheduled western Pacific deployment.

November 24, The Charlotte moored at Berth13S, Fleet Activities Yokosuka for a four-day port visit; Brief stop at White Beach Naval Facility, Okinawa, on Nov. 30 and Dec. 3.

December 23, SSN 766 moored outboard the USS Texas (SSN 775) at Berth 13S, Fleet Activities Yokosuka for a six-day port visit.

January 5, 2016 USS Charlotte moored at Akasaki Pier in Fleet Activities Sasebo, Japan, for an 11-day upkeep; Brief stop at White Beach on Feb. 29.

March 9, The Charlotte moored at Alava Pier in Subic Bay, Republic of the Philippines, for a routine port call; Brief stop at White Beach on March 4 and 19th.

May 13, USS Charlotte moored at Berth S1A on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam following a six-month deployment.

May 17, Cmdr. Timothy J. Yanik relieved Cmdr. Andrew T. Miller as CO of the Charlotte during a change-of-command ceremony on board the sub.