NORFOLK -- Friends and family gathered pierside Friday afternoon for the homecoming of USSMontpelier.
The Los Angeles-class fast-attack sub covered more than 36,000 nautical miles during its six-month cruise in the Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea. That included port visits in Norway, Scotland and Spain.
Cmdr. Thomas A. Winter is skipper of the Montpelier, which has a crew of about 145.
The sub left Naval Station Norfolk on August 12, 2011.