About The Boat

The PCU-796 Virginia-class submarine will be the third naval vessel named after the great state of New Jersey. The [then] Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced the name on May 24, 2015, at a ceremony in Liberty State Park, Jersey City, New Jersey.

The Virginia class, also known as the SSN-774 class, is a class of nuclear-powered cruise missile fast-attack submarines, currently in the military service in the United States Navy.