Twenty sailors and officers from the USS San Francisco received awards Friday for their actions to “save shipmates and the submarine” after it hit an underwater mountain near Guam on Jan. 8, according to a U.S. Naval Base Guam release.

The servicemembers received their awards at a ceremony on Guam’s Polaris Point, during which another 45 members of the crew received awards for previous deployments and training, the release stated.

Awards related to the sub’s grounding include letters of commendation, the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal, the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal and the Meritorious Service Medal.

The awards were presented three days after six fellow crewmembers were found guilty of hazarding a vessel and dereliction of duty. Punishments included reduction in rank and punitive letter of reprimand, according to Navy Lt. Cmdr. Jeff Davis, public affairs officer for the Pearl Harbor-based Pacific Fleet Submarine Force.

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