Naval History and Heritage Command

Naval History and Heritage Command

NH 64889-KN Insignia of USS Scorpion (SSN-589)

Photo #: NH 64889-KN Insignia of USS Scorpion (SSN-589)
Title: Insignia of USS Scorpion (SSN-589)
Description: Insignia of USS Scorpion (SSN-589) This emblem was adopted in 1960. Within the shield are four symbols, representing: Scorpion's streamlined hull design; her nuclear powerplant; the ancient rock-throwing machine known as a scorpion; and the stellar constellation Scorpio, the Scorpion. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
Catalog #: NH 64889-KN
Related Content
Topic
  • Boats-Ships--Nuclear Powered
  • Boats-Ships--Submarine
Document Type
  • Photograph
Wars & Conflicts
File Formats
  • Image (gif, jpg, tiff)
Location of Archival Materials