USS Natilus

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  1. pegmih

    pegmih Well-Known Member

    Nautilus.jpg The USS Nautilus (SSN-571) was the first operational nuclear-powered submarine. She was the first vessel to complete a submerged transit to the North Pole on August 3, 1958.

    Nautilus was decommissioned in 1980 and designated a National Historic Landmark in 1982. She has been preserved as a museum of submarine history in Groton, Connecticut,

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