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SSN-798

Meet the USS Massachusetts

The USS MASSACHUSETTS (SSN 798) Commissioning Committee is a non-profit public charity organized under 26 U.S.C. § 501(c)(3) and is working in collaboration with the Massachusetts Bay Council of the Navy League and the Battleship Cove Foundation in Fall River. While the U.S. Navy funds the actual formal ceremony, planning for the other events as part of the commissioning celebration is the responsibility of the Commissioning Committee. It's funded through charitable donations from corporations that contributed toward the construction of the ship as well as members of the host city.

Our Mission

The commissioning ceremony is a time-honored event in the life of every U.S. Navy ship. Dignitaries, honored guests, and the general public are invited to a ceremony steeped in tradition in which the vessel becomes a United States Ship and its Commanding Officer and crew formally come aboard and bring the ship to life.

1

Serve as the State’s agent for the planning, funding, and the production of U.S. Navy ship commissioning activities according to Navy and Secretary of the Navy Regulation

2

Implementing a sustainable program so that the first and future crews and families of our namesake experience sustainable support from residents and friends of the USS Massachusetts

3

Provide a statewide outreach of social, interactive, and educational activities that uphold the bond between the people of Massachusetts and the sailors who serve in the USS MASSACHUSETTS

Donation Tiers

Your contributions matter! All donations are put towards the actual construction of the submarine, but the ability to throw celebratory events and host crew and their families for the commissioning ceremony in 2025. 

Minutemen

 

100

$

USS Mass Ballcap or Shirt

Recognition in our Commissioning Program

Recognition on the Website

2 Priority Seats at Commissioning Ceremony
Ambassador

 

100,000+

$

12 USS Mass Ballcaps or Shirts

Two Facing Pages of Recognition in our Commissioning Program

Specialized Recognition on the Website

10 Serialized Commemorative Coin Sets

10 VIP Reception Invites

10 Priority Seats at Commissioning Ceremony

10 Invites to pre-Ceremony Breakfast

10 Invites to Commissioning Reception

Commemorative Wood Model of
USS Massachusetts


Commemorative Ship's Clock

Commemorative Boardroom Table Clock

Commemorative Wooden Chelsea Clock
Susan B. Anthony

 

15,000

$

4 USS Mass Ballcaps or Shirts

1/2 Page Recognition in our Commissioning Program

Special Recognition on the Website

2 Serialized Commemorative Coin Sets

2 VIP Reception Invites10 Priority Seats at Commissioning Ceremony

2 Invites to pre-Ceremony Breakfast

4 Invites to Commissioning Reception

Commemorative Wood Model of
USS Massachusetts

Commemorative Boardroom
Table Clock

News & Updates

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November 15, 2023

Warren, Massachusetts Congressional Delegation Announce Commissioning of USS Massachusetts in Boston

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August 11, 2022

HII Completes The Pressure Hull Of The Future USS Massachusetts (SSN 798)

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July 4, 2022

Parade blends themes of patriotism, community spirit

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