Naval Submarine Base New London stretches along the east side of the Thames River, straddling the communities of Groton and Ledyard. While Groton is often referred to as the "Submarine Capital of the World," the Base proudly bears the title - "Home of the Submarine Force." Almost every submariner in today’s Navy will be stationed here for training. A tour of duty in one of the fast-attack submarines home ported here or with a pre-commissioning crew for a new submarine under construction at General Dynamics Electric Boat Shipyard in Groton may follow.
Occupying more than 680 acres, with more than 160 major facilities and 15 nuclear submarines, Naval Submarine Base New London supports fleet readiness by providing quality service and facilities to our Fleet, Fighters, and Families. The Base mission is twofold: to homeport and put Submarines to sea; and to support the Submarine Center of Excellence that trains Sailors to take Submarines to sea.
Located in the southeastern corner of Connecticut in the County of New London, Subase is nestled among picturesque historic villages and bustling urban centers in the city of Groton. Graceful shorelines, spectacular foliage, and diverse attractions make Southeastern Connecticut an exciting place to live. Providence, Boston and New York City are all within a short drive.
Welcome to Southeastern Connecticut and the Groton Public School system. Southeastern Connecticut is a great place to live, work, and raise a family. The educational systems in Southeastern Connecticut are competitive and highly rated. Groton Public Schools have a close partnership with Naval Submarine Base New London. Together we want your child to have a successful and enjoyable educational experience.