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USS Buffalo (SSN-715) FLT I Submarine Model

USS Buffalo (SSN-715) FLT I Submarine Model
USS Buffalo (SSN-715) FLT I Submarine Model
USS Buffalo (SSN-715) FLT I Submarine Model
USS Buffalo (SSN-715) FLT I Submarine Model
USS Buffalo (SSN-715) FLT I Submarine Model

USS Buffalo (SSN-715) FLT I Submarine Model
USS Buffalo (SSN-715) FLT I Submarine Model. USS Buffalo (SSN-715) FLT I Submarine Model Sail again with the crew of the USS Buffalo (SSN-715) FLT I in this handcrafted wooden Submarine Model. Each piece is carved from wood and handpainted to provide a piece you’ll love. Length – 20 inches USS Buffalo (SSN-715) was a Los Angeles-class submarine, the second vessel that actively served the United States Navy to be named for Buffalo, New York (another USS Buffalo was named for the animal). The contract to build her was awarded to Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company in Newport News, Virginia on 23 February 1976, and her keel was laid down on 25 January 1980. She was launched on 8 May 1982 sponsored by Mrs. [6] Buffalo was commissioned on 5 November 1983, with Commander G. Michael Hewitt in command. [5] Buffalo was decommissioned on 30 January 2019 after 35 years of service. Operational history 1980s Upon commissioning, Buffalo was assigned to Submarine Squadron 8 in Norfolk, Virginia. [8] Buffalo completed her first deployment to the Western Pacific in 1985, where she became the first nuclear-powered submarine to anchor off the coast of Pattaya Beach, Thailand. Buffalo’s second Western Pacific deployment came in 1987, after which she was awarded her first Battle Effectiveness Award, which she proceeded to win for three consecutive years. She conducted another Western Pacific deployment from late 1988 to early 1989. [8] 1990s After conducting Western and Eastern Pacific deployments in 1990, the next year Buffalo entered dry-dock in Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and began a yearlong Depot Modernization Period during which she was temporarily assigned to Submarine Squadron 7. In the following years, Buffalo conducted numerous deployments to the Eastern and Western Pacific, earning a CNO Letter of Commendation for her 1997 deployment. [8] Buffalo conducted the first-ever dual Selected Restricted Availability, sharing a dry-dock with the USS Los Angeles (SSN-688) in 1998, followed by an Eastern Pacific deployment that included special Joint Operations with the United States Coast Guard and Canadian Coast Guard, for which she was awarded the Coast Guard Special Operations Ribbon. In 1999, she conducted another Western Pacific deployment, earning the Battle “E” again, which occurred again in 2001. [10] Operations in Guam Buffalo changed homeport again in 2007 to Naval Base Guam, where she operated out of Apra Harbor assigned to Submarine Squadron 15 as one of the Navy’s most forward-deployed submarine assets. [11] While stationed in Guam, she conducted 11 missions vital to national security and visited Australia, Philippines, Republic of Korea, Saipan, Japan, Singapore, and Thailand. She won numerous awards including three Battle “E” awards, [12][13] the prestigious Pacific Fleet Arleigh Burke Fleet Trophy, [14] and a Meritorious Unit Commendation. [14] After completing a 17-month Pre-Inactivation Restricted Availability, [15] on 23 December 2016 Buffalo completed her final Western Pacific deployment prior to scheduled decommissioning, for which she earned a Navy Unit Commendation. [citation needed] On 1 May 2017, Buffalo departed Pearl Harbor for the final time. Inactivation and decommissioning Per the Annual Report to Congress on Long-Range Planning for Construction of Naval Vessels for FY2013, Buffalo was originally scheduled for decommissioning in 2017. [17] On 26 May 2017, Buffalo arrived at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard Friday for inactivation and decommissioning. [1] Buffalo was officially placed in reserve status, inactivated but in commission on 30 September 2017. Buffalo was decommissioned on 30 January 2019 and is currently pending disposal. Sail again with the crew of the USS Buffalo (SSN-715) FLT I in this handcrafted wooden Submarine Model. Length – 20 inches. USS Buffalo (SSN-715) was a Los Angeles-class submarine, the second vessel that actively served the United States Navy to be named for Buffalo, New York (another USS Buffalo was named for the animal). Buffalo completed her first deployment to the Western Pacific in 1985, where she became the first nuclear-powered submarine to anchor off the coast of Pattaya Beach, Thailand. After conducting Western and Eastern Pacific deployments in 1990, the next year Buffalo entered dry-dock in Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and began a yearlong Depot Modernization Period during which she was temporarily assigned to Submarine Squadron 7. Buffalo conducted the first-ever dual Selected Restricted Availability, sharing a dry-dock with the USS Los Angeles (SSN-688) in 1998, followed by an Eastern Pacific deployment that included special Joint Operations with the United States Coast Guard and Canadian Coast Guard, for which she was awarded the Coast Guard Special Operations Ribbon. Operations in Guam Buffalo changed homeport again in 2007 to Naval Base Guam, where she operated out of Apra Harbor assigned to Submarine Squadron 15 as one of the Navy’s most forward-deployed submarine assets. Sorry, our items are NOT available for pick-up. No additional information at this time. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Transportation\Boats & Ships\Military\Models”. The seller is “madfoxpilot” and is located in this country: US. 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USS Buffalo (SSN-715) FLT I Submarine Model