USS CALIFORNIA SSN 781
Virginia Class Attack Submarine
California (SSN-781), is the eighth Virginia - class submarine, and the eighth United States Navy ship named for the state of California. She was christened on 6 November 2010. She was launched eight days later, on 14 November 2010. California will be the first Virginia-class submarine built with the advanced electromagnetic signature reduction system; although it will be retrofitted into older submarines of the class.