Naval History and Heritage Command

Naval History and Heritage Command

Le Terible Submarine Hull Section Presented to CNO Greenert

Submarine Hull Section from French Submarine Le Terible Presented to CNO Greenert

Title: Submarine Hull Section from Le Terible
Accession #: NHHC 2015.054.013
Circa: 2014
Size: 6 x 8
Medium: Wood, Steel
Location: Headquarters Artifact Collection, Naval History and Heritage Command

Wood plaque with metal test section and engraved name plaque. Plaque has french language "Sous-marin Nuclaire d'attaque/Barracuad No 3/DCNS" Metal test section is matte gray. Plaque is stored in a blue felt case.

This plaque was presented with a book that documented the building of the French submarine Le Terible (S619) to Chief of Naval Operations Admiral Jonathan W. Greenert. The plaque has a submarine section with the text on the plaque in French translating to Nuclear Attack Submarine fitted with the Barracuda combat system. 

Published: Tue Jan 23 08:30:26 EST 2018