Assessment of Damaged Attack Boat USS Connecticut Begins in Guam – USNI News

The U.S. nuclear attack boat that hit an underwater object in the South China Sea on Oct. 2 is now in Guam undergoing an assessment and preliminary repairs in the midst of two investigations into the incident, Navy officials confirmed to USNI News on Sunday.

USS Connecticut (SSN-22) arrived at Naval Base Guam on Friday after almost a week sailing on the surface of the Pacific from the South China Sea.

A Naval Sea Systems Command damage assessment team met the Sea Wolf-class attack boat at the pier in Guam, Submarine Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet spokeswoman Cmdr. Cindy Fields told USNI News.

Assessment of Damaged Attack Boat USS Connecticut Begins in Guam – USNI News