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|238k||Olympia (SSN-717) keel cachet, 31 March 1981.||USN photo courtesy of Scott Koen & ussnewyork.com.|
|222k||Olympia (SSN-717) launch cachet, 30 April 1983.||USN photo courtesy of Scott Koen & ussnewyork.com.|
|346k||A view of the spectators attending the launching ceremony for the nuclear-powered attack submarine Salt Lake City (SSN-716) on 16 October 1983. The unfinished Olympia (SSN-717) is on the building ways to the right.||USN photo # DN-SN-83-06085, by Stu Gilman, from the Department of Defense Still Media Collection, courtesy of dodmedia.osd.mil.|
|109k||Olympia (SSN-717) underway, during her alpha sea trials off the Atlantic coast, 12 October 1984.
||USN photo contributed by Fabio Pena.|
|651k||Olympia (SSN-717) taken on her sea trials in 1984.||USN photo courtesy of Dale Hargrave.|
|109k||Bow on view of the Olympia (SSN-717) underway, probably during her alpha sea trials off the Atlantic coast, 1984.
||Contributed by Fabio Pena.|
|156k||A port bow view of the nuclear-powered attack submarine Olympia (SSN-717) during its commissioning ceremony on 17 November 1984. The medium auxiliary floating dry dock Resolute (AFDM-10) is in the left foreground.
||Photo # DN-ST-85-02384 by PH2 D. G. Wujcik, from the Department of Defense Still Media Collection, courtesy of dodmedia.osd.mil. & submitted by Bill Gonyo.|
|103k||The crew of the nuclear-powered attack submarine Olympia (SSN-717) stand in formation on the deck during its commissioning ceremony. The Olympia city and Washington state flags are flying above the submarine.||Photo # DN-ST-85-02376 by PH2 D. G. Wujcik, from the Department of Defense Still Media Collection, courtesy of dodmedia.osd.mil. & submitted by Bill Gonyo.|
|303k||Olympia (SSN-717) commissioning cachet, 17 November 1984.||USN photo courtesy of Scott Koen & ussnewyork.com.|
|156k||The Olympia (SSN-717) visits her namesake city for the first time, 17 March 1986.
||Photo by Karen Flemer, courtesy of Brian Wilkinson.|
|464k|| Two crewmen stand watch aboard the Olympia (SSN-717) as she visits her namesake city for the first time, 17 March 1986.
||Photo by Karen Flemer, courtesy of Brian Wilkinson.|
|104k||The Olympia (SSN-717) is tied up to a wharf outside of her namesake city for the first time, 17 March 1986.
||USN photo courtesy of David Buell.|
|1.27k||Twenty one page Welcome Aboard PDF for the Olympia (SSN-717) circa 2000.||USN photo courtesy of Scott Koen & ussnewyork.com.|
|126k|| Olympia (SSN-717) earned the 2002 Commander, Submarine Squadron Three Battle Efficiency "E" and the 2002 Commander, Submarine Squadron Three Deck Seamanship White "D."
Cmdr. Paul A. Marconi, Olympia commanding officer, accepted the award on 7 March 2003 for the ship and stated, "We are pleased that Olympia lived up to its motto, Este Paratus (we are ready), and look forward to another successful year. The crew performed wonderfully throughout the year."
|USN photo courtesy of cpf.navy.mil., submitted by Bill Gonyo.|
|254k||The Tugz International Z-Three helps the Olympia (SSN-717) into Pearl Harbor. The Olympia returned to Pearl on 23 January 2002 after completing a six-month deployment to the Western Pacific in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. This was the first time the crew of the attack submarine had seen their loved ones since the September 11 attacks on the United States. "The beginning of the deployment was very stressful for the crew because of the 9/11 attacks," said Lt. James C. Statler, the Olympia Supply Officer. "But after we learned that we would be participating in Operation Enduring Freedom with Fifth Fleet, the crew became very focused and motivated to perform our missions at hand."||USN photo # P1230236, courtesy of cpf.navy.mil., submitted by Bill Gonyo.|
|365k|| An Electronics Technician 1st Class of Olympia (SSN-717) presents a Seaman Recruit with one of several items provided by the Los Angeles class nuclear-powered attack submarine homeported in Pearl Harbor. The submarine crew sponsored Great Lakes Recruit Training Command's Class 131 during a recent visit to the area on 1 March 2004.
||USN photo courtesy of cpf.navy.mil., submitted by Bill Gonyo.|
|198k||Olympia (SSN-717) leaving Pearl Harbor for commencement in Exercise RIMPAC 2004.||USN photo # 169-804_0049, courtesy of cpf.navy.mil., submitted by Bill Gonyo.|
|303k||Sailors aboard Olympia (SSN-717) prepare to get underway for a Western Pacific deployment from Pearl Harbor on 8 February 2005. The nuclear-powered attack submarine will join the Carl Vinson (CVN-70) Strike Group.||USN photo by JO2 Corwin Colbert, courtesy of COMSUBPAC.|
|312k||Crew members of Olympia (SSN-717) conduct small boat handling off the coast of Sasebo, Japan. Olympia returned from a six-month Western Pacific deployment on 6 August 2005. Olympia departed Pearl Harbor on 7 February 2005 and joined the Carl Vinson (CVN-70) Strike Group. During their deployment, the crew conducted missions vital to national security.
||USN photo courtesy of Olympia Public Affairs, submitted by Jack Treutle.|
|131k||Capt. Joseph Tofalo returns a hand salute rendered to him by Capt. L. David Marquet as Tofalo assumes his new duty as the Commanding Officer, Olympia (SSN-717) on board Naval Station Pearl Harbor, Hawaii., 24 September 2005.
||USN photo # N-1027J-027 by Photographer's Mate Airman John T. Jackson, courtesy of navy.news.mil.|
|70k||Machinist Mate 2nd Class Matthew Ugarph, a submariner stationed on board Olympia (SSN-717), was selected for the Seaman to Admiral 21 Program on 1 November 2005. Ugarph, a 22 year-old Clinton, Iowa native, is an Engineering Laboratory Technician on the Pearl Harbor based nuclear-powered attack submarine. Also selected was Sonar Technician (Submarines) 1st Class Richard Dobias who works at the Naval Submarine Training Center Pacific.||USN photo by JOC(SW/AW) David Rush, courtesy of COMSUBPAC Public Affairs & submitted by Bill Gonyo.|
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