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NH 70304 USS Scorpion (SSN-589)

Photo #: NH 70304  USS Scorpion (SSN-589)
Title: USS Scorpion (SSN-589)
Description: Comes alongside USS Tallahatchie County (AVB-2) outside Claywall Harbor, Naples, Italy, 10 April 1968. The submarine's Commanding Officer, Commander Francis A. Slattery, is atop her sail, holding a megaphone. Scorpion was lost with all hands in May 1968, while returning to the U.S. from this Mediterranean deployment. Courtesy Lieutenant John R. Holland, Engineering Officer, USS Tallahatchie County, 1969. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
Catalog #: NH 70304
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