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USS Maryland (SSBN 738)
The official website of USS Maryland (SSBN 738)
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Mailing Address

USS MARYLAND (SSBN 738) (Blue/Gold)
Unit 100275 Box 1  
FPO AE 09576


Timete Deum Solum et Ignominiam
"Fear Only God and Dishonor"


Leadership - Blue Crew

Commanding Officer – Cmdr. Michael Graham
Executive Officer – Lt. Cmdr. Mike Schambach
Chief of the Boat – FTCS George King

Leadership - Gold Crew

Commanding Officer – Cmdr. Henry J. Wicks
Executive Officer – Lt. Cmdr. Matthew Allen
Chief of the Boat – FTCS Brandon Wright



Ohio Class Fleet Ballistic Missile Submarine: Laid down, 22 April 1986, at the Electric Boat Division of General Dynamics, Groton, CT.; Launched, 10 August 1991; Commissioned, USS Maryland (SSBN-738), 13 June 1992. Maryland is assigned to the US Atlantic Fleet, and homeported at Kings Bay, GA.

USS Maryland (SSBN-738) is the 13th of 18 Ohio-class submarines in the United States Navy. She is the fourth U.S. Navy ship to be named Maryland. Built by the Electric Boat Division of General Dynamics in Groton, Connecticut, Maryland was commissioned in 13 June 1992. She is currently part of the Atlantic Fleet and homeported in Kings Bay, Georgia.


Builders: Electric Boat Division, General Dynamics Corp., Groton, Ct.
Powerplant: One nuclear reactor, one shaft
Length: 560 feet (109.73 meters)
Beam: 42 feet
Displacement: Approx. 18,750 tons (17,010 metric tons)
Submerged Speed: 20+ knots (23+ MPH; 36,8+ KPH)
Crew: 13 officers, 121 enlisted
Armament: 24 Missile tubes, 4 Torpedo tubes

Reporting Aboard

Congratulations on your orders to USS MARYLAND!

Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay is the east coast homeport for the Ohio-class fleet ballistic and guided missile submarines and the only naval base in the Atlantic fleet capable of supporting the Trident II (D-5) missile. Established in 1978, the base is home to Submarine Group 10, Submarine Squadrons 16 and 20, Trident Training Facility, Trident Refit Facility, Strategic Weapons Facility Atlantic, and other support-providing commands.

All new check-ins must initially report to Naval Submarine Support Center (NSSC) in accordance with official PCS orders. NSSC is located in the Pre-Deployment Training Building (PDTB), Building 1059. PDTB is also home to Submarine Squadrons 16 and 20, all off-crew offices for units home ported in Kings Bay (to include the USS MARYLAND Off-Crew Office) and other various support commands.

Driving Directions

To Pre-Deployment Training Building from Jacksonville International Airport: Exit the airport onto Airport Road. Turn left to merge onto I-95 N toward Savannah. Take exit 1 toward St Mary’s Rd. Turn right onto St Mary’s Rd and proceed east towards the base. To best ensure you have the best driving directions, consult with Google Maps or another mapping web site for specific directions to the PDTB, Building 1059. 

Note: Ensure to report in the appropriate uniform for the season with a regulation haircut. Bring all records, orders, endorsements, travel-related receipts, new address, etc. After hours, please make sure you leave a good contact number (i.e. cell phone/relative/friend), in case we need to reach you prior to the next work day. SUBGRU 10 employs a 24-hour Watch Officer that can be contacted by calling (912) 674-2247.

Mailing Address

Your Name/Rate
USS MARYLAND (SSBN 738) (Blue/Gold)
Unit 100275 Box 1
FPO AE 09576

Important Phone Numbers

(DSN Prefix - 573)

USS MARYLAND Quarterdeck

(912) 573-1327

USS MARYLAND Command Duty Officer           

(912) 464-2349

Naval Submarine Support Center (NSSC)

(912) 573-2333

Housing Referral Office

(912) 573-2056

Navy Gateway Inn & Suites

(912) 573-4871/4971

Fleet & Family Support Center (FFSC)        

(912) 573-4512

Personnel Support Detachment (PSD)

(912) 573-3988


(912) 573-4242

COMSUBGRU 10 Command Duty Officer

(912) 674-2247 (Cell)


Useful Websites  

Fleet and Family Readiness for Kings Bay Area

Information on Military Housing

Information on Childcare

Various subject dealing with relocation

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