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NH 65550-KN Insignia: USS TRITON (SSN-586)

Insignia:  USS TRITON (SSN-586)
Title: Insignia: USS TRITON (SSN-586)
Caption: This insignia was received from the TRITON in 1968. It features two Gothic falcons as symbols of the ship's reconnaissance and striking abilities. The trident represents both sea power and the Greek mythological figure Triton, son of the Sea God Poseidon. The dual atomic structures indicate that this is the first U. S. Navy ship to have two reactors. The Latin motto is translated: "Second to None."
Description:
Catalog #: NH 65550-KN
Copyright Owner: Naval History and Heritage Command
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After this Year: 1960
Before this Year: 1969
Original Medium: BW Photo
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