SSN 793
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The Oregon (SSN 793) is the 20th Virginia-class attack submarine and the third United States Navy ship named for the state of Oregon. The contract to build her was awarded to General Dynamics Electric Boat division in April 2012. Construction began in the fall of 2014 and the ship was named on Oct. 10.

July 8, 2017 The keel for the future USS Oregon was laid down during a ceremony at GDEB’s Quonset Point facility in North Kingstown, R.I.

October 5, 2019 The Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) Oregon was christened during a 10 a.m. EDT ceremony at the Electric Boat shipyard's assembly bay in Groton, Connecticut. Mrs. Dana L. Richardson, the wife of Adm. John M. Richardson, 31st Chief of Naval Operations (CNO), served as sponsor of the ship. Cmdr. Daniel A. Patrick is the prospective commanding officer.

From April 10-11, 2020, the Oregon has been slowly and meticulously moved from the assemby building to a floating Dry Dock #3; Launched on June 25.

November 20, Cmdr. Lacy N. Lodmell relieved Cmdr. Daniel A. Patrick as CO of the Oregon during a change-of-command ceremony at the Flasher World War II Memorial in Groton.

May 6, 2021 PCU Oregon entered the Graving Dock #2 on Electric Boat shipyard.