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

One wood plaque with metal test section and engraved name plaque. Plaque has french language "Sous-marin Nuclaire d'attaque/Barracuda No 3/DCNS." The metal is matte gray. The 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 small sample of metal. The text translates to "Nuclear Attack Submarine." Construction of the Barracuda-class of nuclear attack submarines for the French Navy began in 2007.

Published: Thu Apr 16 10:20:44 EDT 2020