Rear Adm. William Merz, commander, Submarine Group 7 (SUBGRU 7), made a visit to the submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40), May 8.
Merz met with commanding officers of local submarines aboard Frank Cable to discuss his expectations for units under his command.
Afterwards Merz toured Frank Cable’s machine shop, pipe shop and dive compression chamber to see firsthand the capabilities the ship and crew bring to the fleet.
Frank Cable, forward deployed to the island of Guam, conducts maintenance and support of submarines and surface vessels deployed to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility.
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