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UA 76.02 USS Barracuda (SSK-1/SST-3) Collection

Approximately 50 photos related to events (christening, commissioning, change of command, family & visitors days), ceremonies (promotions & awards), and general shipboard activities onboard the USS Barracuda (originally USS K-1). Several images depict the 1964 removal and reconfiguration of the submarine’s bow. Also included is a visit by Governor Jimmy Carter (who had served as an officer on K-1 as part of pre-commissioning crew and during first year of active service). Portraits of several of Barracuda’s captains are also included: CDR J.P. Prisley (1963-1965) and LCDR G.D. Ellis (1965).
Title: USS Barracuda (SSK-1/SST-3) Collection
Caption: Collection photo #: UA 76.02.01 - 1951 launching of USS K-1
Description: Approximately 50 photos related to events (christening, commissioning, change of command, family & visitors days), ceremonies (promotions & awards), and general shipboard activities onboard the USS Barracuda (originally USS K-1). Several images depict the 1964 removal and reconfiguration of the submarine’s bow. Also included is a visit by Governor Jimmy Carter (who had served as an officer on K-1 as part of pre-commissioning crew and during first year of active service). Portraits of several of Barracuda’s captains are also included: CDR J.P. Prisley (1963-1965) and LCDR G.D. Ellis (1965).
Accession #: UA 76
Catalog #: UA 76.02
Copyright Owner: Naval History & Heritage Command
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