Photo #: NH 64889-KN (Color)
Insignia of USS Scorpion (SSN-589)
This emblem was adopted in 1960.
Within the shield are four symbols, representing: Scorpion's streamlined hull design; her nuclear powerplant; the ancient rock-throwing machine known as a "scorpion"; and the stellar constellation Scorpio, the "Scorpion".
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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28 January 2000