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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP07 Jan 2021 4:24 p.m. PST

"Naval Submarine Base New London, Connecticut is known as "The Home of the Submarine Force." The facility was the first United States Navy's submarine base and it remains the primary home to Commander Submarine Group 2 (SUBGRU 2) and the Naval Submarine School. All officers and most enlisted submarines are typically stationed at the base, and likely at some point all of them take time to visit a most remarkable submarine that is now maintained as a National Historic Landmark.

Meet USS Nautilus (SSN-571), the world's first operational nuclear-powered submarine as well as the first submarine to complete a submerged transit of the North Pole. While the fourth U.S. Navy vessel and a second submarine to bear the name, SSN-571 was also far larger than the Navy's diesel-electric submarines that preceded it…"


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Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian07 Jan 2021 5:34 p.m. PST

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