This painting was presented to the US Navy
at the time of submarine's commissioning and now hangs in Helena's ward
She was built at General Dynamics
Corporation, Electric Boat Division, Groton, CT. and was commissioned
on 11 July 1987.
Helena operated from Pearl Harbor
between l988 and l998. Following an extensive overhaul in
Portsmouth, VA in l998, Helena's home port was transferred toSan
Named top submarine in Squadron SEVEN
for 1994 she was awarded Battle Efficiency "E".
Helena's motto is:
Unfortunately no prints have ever been made of this artwork.