Commander, Submarine Group Two


  USS Annapolis Chief of the Boat Relieved of Duty

GROTON, Conn. -- The Chief of the Boat for the Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Annapolis (SSN 760) was relieved of his duties April 19 by Cmdr. John Gearhart, commanding officer, USS Annapolis, due to allegations of alcohol-related misconduct while on liberty overseas. 

There is an ongoing investigation into the alleged misconduct, which occurred while Senior Chief Sonar Technician Submarines (SS) Gregory Cordray was Chief of the Boat for USS Annapolis.  The investigation is being conducted by Submarine Development Squadron 12.

USS Annapolis is currently forward deployed in support of combatant commander tasking.

Cordray has been temporarily assigned to Submarine Development Squadron 12 in Groton.

Master Chief Electronics Technician (SS) Ed Durrua will temporarily assume the duties as Chief of the Boat for USS Annapolis. Prior to his new assignment Durrua, was assigned to USS Miami (SSN 755).