U.S.S. Cheyenne

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The U.S.S. Cheyenne (SSN-773) was a Los Angeles-class submarine of the United States Navy to be named for Cheyenne, Wyoming.  The contract to build her was awarded to Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company in Newport News, Virginia on Nov. 28, 1989.  Her keel was laid down July 6, 1992 and she was launched on April 16, 1995 sponsored by Mrs. Ann Simpson, wife of Wyoming Senator Alan K. Simpson.  She was commissioned on Sept. 13, 1996 with Commander Peter H. Ozimik in command.  The Cheyenne was transferred to her homeport of Pearl Harbor, Hawaii in 1998.  She is in active service.

Resolution No. 3141(PDF, 8KB) Requesting the naming of a Los Angeles Class Submarine the U.S.S. Cheyenne

Resolution No. 3641(PDF, 10KB)  Celebrating the Christening of the U.S.S. Cheyenne SSN 773



April 1, 19915 - U.S.S. Cheyenne ready for christening at Newport News Shipbuilding & Drydock Co.

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U.S.S. Cheyenne with escorts


U.S.S. Cheyenne in port at Pearl Harbor

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U.S.S. Cheyenne at sea

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April 24, 2003: USS Cheyenne SSN-773 arriving at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii following deployment in Operation
Iraqi Freedom.

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U.S.S. Cheyenne maneuvers through the choppy waters of Apra Harbor as she approaches the island of Guam.