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Nathanael Greene (SSBN-636) Underway, March 29, 1965, for 21st Polaris shot

Three men are standing at the top of a submarine sail while it is under way on the surface
Description: Painting, Watercolor on Illustration Board; by Edward Terhune Wilbur; 1969; Framed Dimension 39H X 31W
Accession #: 88-185-K
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USS Nathanael Greene (SSBN 636) was one of the “41 for Freedom,” nuclear-powered submarines designed to carry antiballistic missiles.   They served in the forefront of the Cold War, keeping the nation’s nuclear arsenal mobile and therefore able to respond to a surprise attack.

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