SUBASE hosts USS St. Louis

Machinist’s Mate (Nuclear) 3rd Class Paul Aranas and Sonar Technician (Submarine) Seaman Oscar Cervantes man the lines as the Freedom-class littoral combat ship USS St. Louis (LCS 19) gets underway from Naval Submarine Base (SUBASE) New London after pulling in for replenishment and supplies while in route to its new homeport, July 8. SUBASE and its Sailors continue measures such as increased hygiene protocols, facial coverings, and physical distancing when possible, to mitigate COVID-19 and ensure personnel are healthy and ready to support the essential mission, providing national security and defense when needed.