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Operational Archives Branch
Naval Historical Center
805 Kidder Breese Street SE
Washington Navy Yard, DC 20374-5060


Records of the Chief of Information
Relating to USS Scorpion and USS Thresher,
1960s-1993



Scope and Content Note

This collection contains information relating to the loss of USS Thresher (SSN-593) in 1963 and USS Scorpion (SSN-589) in 1968. It includes a background history of nuclear submarine losses, reports on environmental monitoring of disaster site fuel leakage, Finding of Fact studies on possible causes of the disasters, photos, and a videotape the ALVIN underwater search device.


Preferred Citation

This collection should be cited as the Records of the Chief of Information Relating to USS Scorpion and USS Thresher, Operational Archives Branch, Naval Historical Center, Washington, D.C.


Extent

0.25 cubic feet


2 July 2003