Today in U.S. Naval History: January 21

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USS Nautilus (SSN-571), photo courtesy Idaho National Laboratory

Today in U.S. Naval History - January 21

1954 - Launching of Nautilus, first nuclear submarine, at Groton, Conn.

1961 - USS George Washington completes first operational voyage of fleet ballistic missile submarine staying submerged 66 days

For more information about naval history, visit the Naval History and Heritage Command website at history.navy.mil.

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