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Naval History and Heritage Command

USS Nautilus

Men in a small boat approach a submarine on the surface
Description: Painting, Watercolor on Paper; by Albert K. Murray; C. 1957; Framed Dimensions 31H X 39W
Accession #: 88-195-HL
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On 17 January 1955 U.S.S. Nautilus (SSN-571) signaled the attainment of the long-anticipated goal of “underway with nuclear power.”  Nautilus is called the first “true submarine” because it was capable of operating for long periods without frequent contact with the surface and air of the above world

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