|050127-N-4658L-030 Apra Harbor, Guam (Jan. 27, 2005) - The Los Angeles-class
fast-attack submarine USS San Francisco (SSN 711) in dry dock to assess damage sustained after
running aground approximately 350 miles south of Guam Jan. 8, 2005. The Navy former dry dock known as
“Big Blue” is capable of docking ships that weigh up to 40,000 Long Tons. The Navy certified Big Blue
for the one-time docking of San Francisco. San Francisco is the second fast-attack submarine to be
attached to the forward-deployed Submarine Squadron Fifteen, home ported on board Naval Base Guam.
U.S. Navy photo by Photographer's Mate 2nd Class Mark Allen Leonesio (RELEASED)