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New American submarine will be named after admiral Rickover

AtomInfo.Ru, PUBLISHED 13.01.2015

The United States will assign the name of admiral Rickover to a new multipurpose submarine of Virginia class.


Admiral Rickover

The corresponding statement the U.S. Navy did during the celebrations of the 60th anniversary of the first trip of the nuclear submarine Nautilus.

The submarine USS Nautilus SSN-571 was built in 1954 under the leadership of admiral Hyman Rickover. At January 17, 1955 the boat went first to sea and sent a telegram "Underway on nuclear power."

Topics: History, Nuclear ships, USA

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