USS TEXAS SSN 775
July 12, 2002 A keel laying ceremony for the Navy's second attack submarine of the Virginia-class was held at 11:30 a.m. EDT at Northrop Grumman Newport News shipyard.
November 21, 2003 Cmdr. John J. Litherland relieved Cmdr. E. J. Ruff as commanding officer of the Pre-Commissioning Unit Texas in a ceremony at the Mariners’ Museum in Newport News, Va.
July 31, 2004 PCU Texas (SSN 775) is christened in a ceremony at Newport News shipyard. First Lady Laura bush served as the ship's sponsor. Named to honor the 28th state admitted to the union, Texas is the fourth ship of the U.S. Navy to carry the name since the original Texas was commissioned in 1895. The ceremony marked the first christening of a submarine at the shipyard since 1995 when USS Cheyenne was launched.
May 17, 2006 The attack submarine returned to Newport News after successfully conducting alpha sea trials.
August 22, PCU Texas departed Naval Station Norfolk on its way to Galveston. On 25th she pulled to Port Canaveral, Fla.
September 9, USS Texas officialy joined the Fleet during the commissioning ceremony in Galveston, Texas. The ship will be homeported in Naval Submarine Base New London, Groton, Conn.
June 29, 2007 Electric Boat Corporation is being awarded a $29,817,354 modification to previously awarded cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to accomplish the maintenance, repair, alterations, testing, and other work on SSN 775 during its scheduled Post Shakedown Availability (PSA). Work will be performed in Groton, Conn., and is expected to be completed by February 2008.
July 31, 2009 Cmdr. Robert A. Roncska relieved Cmdr. James L. Gray as CO of the Texas during a change-of-command ceremony at Naval Submarine Base New London.
November 23, USS Texas arrived in its new homeport of Naval Station Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, after a two-month voyage to North Pole and back through Panama Canal.
May 19, 2010 USS Texas departed Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam for its maiden deployment.
August 23, SSN 775 returned home after a three-month underway period in the eastern Pacific, operating under the tactical control of Joint Interagency Task Force, South (JIATF-S).
June 23, 2011 USS Texas departed Pearl Harbor for a scheduled western Pacific deployment.
July 9, The second Virginia-class attack submarine arrived in Busan for a port visit to the Republic of Korea.
November 10, USS Texas pulled into Subic Bay, Philippines, for a port visit to get tender support from USS Emory S. Land (AS 39).
November 22, The Texas pulled into Fleet Activities Yokosuka for a port call over the Thanksgiving holiday.
December 23, USS Texas returned to homeport after a six-month deployment.
February 1, 2012 Cmdr. Andrew C. Hertel relieved Cmdr. Robert A. Roncska as CO of the SSN 775 during a change-of-command ceremony at Pearl Harbor.
April 27, USS Texas recently entered the magnetic silencing facility at Beckoning Point in Pearl Harbor for Deperming Process (DEPERM).
May 31, USS Texas entered the Dry Dock #1 at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PHNSY&IMF) for an Extended Drydocking Selected Restricted Availability (E-DSRA); Undocked on Dec. 7, 2013.
September 9, 2014 Cmdr. Todd J. Nethercott relieved Cmdr. Andrew C. Hertel as CO of the Texas during a change-of-command ceremony on board the sub at Pearl Harbor.
January 29, 2015 USS Texas departed Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam for local operations; Underway again on Feb. 4.
March 12, Capt. Timothy A. Rexrode relieved Capt. Harry L. Ganteaume as Commander, Submarine Squadron (COMSUBRON) 1 during a change-of-command ceremony on board the SSN 775 at Pearl Harbor.
July 17, USS Texas departed homeport for routine operations in the Hawaiian Op. Area.
October 20, USS Texas departed Wharf S10, Pearl Harbor for a scheduled western Pacific deployment.
October 29, The Virginia-class attack submarine made a brief stop off Yokosuka, Japan, for a personnel transfer.
December 22, USS Texas moored at Berth 13S, Fleet Activities Yokosuka for an eight-day port visit.
January 5, 2016 SSN 775 moored at Alava Pier in Subic Bay, Republic of the Philippines, for a routine port call.
January 20, The Texas moored at Akasaki Pier in Fleet Activities Sasebo, Japan, for a three-day port call; Inport Yokosuka again for upkeep from Feb. 5- March 1.
March 9, USS Texas moored at Pier S8 on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam after a nearly five-month deployment.
December 6, The Texas is currently undergoing a Selected Restricted Availability (SRA) while moored at Pier S8.
January 5, 2017 Capt. Richard E. Seif relieved Capt. Timothy A. Rexrode as Commander, Submarine Squadron (COMSUBRON) 1 during a change-of-command ceremony on board the USS Texas.