USS Albany arrives at Norfolk Naval Shipyard for overhaul

Posted at 12:43 PM, Oct 17, 2013
and last updated 2013-10-17 12:43:08-04

The USS Albany arrived at Norfolk Naval Shipyard on Wednesday ahead of its scheduled Engineered Overhaul.

The overhaul involves a modernization package and extensive maintenance, as well as the addition of the latest system combat package currently being developed.

“We’re more than ready,” said Superintendent David Bittle. “We’re excited; we’re charged-up and ready to go. My team is gold and they’re ready to get started.”

Albany (SSN 753) is a Los Angeles-Class submarine commissioned April 7, 1990, the fifth ship of the United States Navy to be named for Albany, New York.