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L45-196.01.01 USS Nathanael Greene (SSBN 636)

L45-196.01.01 USS Nathanael Greene (SSBN 636)
Title: L45-196.01.01 USS Nathanael Greene (SSBN 636)
Caption: L45-196.01.01 USS Nathanael Greene (SSBN 636) underway in 1964
Description: "The nuclear powered fleet ballistic submarine USS Nathanael Greene (SSBN 636) will be commissioned at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, Kittery, ME., December 19. The new submarine, capable of firing Polaris A-3 missiles, is the 29th Ballistic Submarine to be commissioned. Commander Robert E. Crispin, Elmira, New York will command The Blue Crew, and Commander William M. Cossaboom, Bouckville, New York will command The Gold Crew. Official U.S. navy Photograph released by Department of Defense, Washington, D.C. December 18, 1964"
Accession #: L45-196
Catalog #: L45-196.01.01
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