Delaware Submarine Association, Inc.

USS Delaware (SSN 791) is a US Navy Virginia class attack submarine. It is the 8th and final submarine of Block III featuring a revised bow. The ship’s sponsor is Dr. Jill Biden. The keel was laid on April 30, 2016, she was Christened October 20, 2018, and Commissioned April 4, 2020. Due to public health concerns, USS Delaware was commissioned administratively.
USS Delaware (SSN 791) is the first US submarine to be commissioned underway, underwater. She is homeported in Groton, CT, at Submarine Squadron 12.
"This website is dedicated to the Officers and Men who are presently serving, or have served onboard USS Delaware (SSN 791), and to all of the namesake ships and crews which preceded her." - Gary Wallick and the Founding Directors


View the Historic Timeline of previous ships named Delaware.

Ship's Crest

The USS Delaware's emblem symbolizes the pride of our crew.


View photos of our crew, coins, accomplishments, and ships.


Join us in helping the saliors and families of USS Delaware.

About Us

The Association is organized to maintain a proud and active relationship between the citizens of Delaware and the crew and families of USS Delaware (SSN 791), specifically to:   • Support the morale, well-being, and recreation of the crew and their families. • Encourage, advocate, and generate statewide support for the crew of USS Delaware throughout the life of the submarine, and beyond, and to educate the citizens of Delaware about their namesake submarine. • Educate the crew about the beauty of Delaware and the heritage of previous vessels commissioned as USS Delaware. • Raise funds and finance appropriate...