Friday, 10 May 2013

USN Submarines - May 10th



1912 - Keel is laid for the USS K-7 (SS 38)
1912 - Keel is laid for the USS K-8 (SS 39)
1923 - USS K-4 (SS 35) is decommissioned
1927 - Keel is laid for the USS Narwhal V-5 ( SS 167)
1943 - USS Cisco (SS 290) is commissioned
1945 - USS R-2 (SS 79) is decommissioned
1946 - USS Hammerhead (SS 364) is decommissioned
1952 - USS Bashaw (SS 241) is decommissioned for the second time
1960 - USS Triton (SSN-586) completes the first submerged circumnavigation of the Earth, following Ferdinand Magellan's route and covering more than 41,000 miles in just 84 days.
1962 - USS Permit (SSN-594) Run over by MV HAWAIIAN CITIZEN off the Farallon Islands off San Francisco, damaging the sail

Thanks to Myron Howard 

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