About USS Maine (SSBN 741)
USS Maine (SSBN 741) is the 16th submarine of the Ohio class of ballistic missile submarines (SSBNs), and the third U.S. Navy ship to bear the name.
The keel of Maine was laid on July 3, 1990, and she was christened on July 16, 1994 by Mrs. Donna Cochran McLarty, wife of Thomas F. McLarty III, White House Chief of Staff. Maine was commissioned on July 29, 1995 at Kittery, Maine.
Originally assigned to Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay, Ga., Maine shifted her homeport to Naval Submarine Base Bangor, Wash., in 2006.
Maine has distinguished herself by receiving the Battle Efficiency Award (Battle "E") multiple times, most recently in 2012.