World's First Nuclear Sub Anniversary

Navy Times
Friday, June 15, 2012

Electric Boat Shipyard in Groton holds ceremony on 60th anniversary of the keel-laying of 'Nautilus', the first nuclear-powered submarine

It was on June 14, 1952, that President Harry Truman officiated at the milestone for the submarine at the Electric Boat shipyard.

People involved with the Nautilus including the Navy's one-time project officer for the sub and a former shipyard employee who worked on the torpedo tube doors participated in the ceremony.

The Nautilus became the first vessel to cross the North Pole beneath the ice cap in 1958 and it was decommissioned in 1980 and is now part of the U.S. Navy Submarine Force Museum in Groton.
 


 

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