USS George Washington SSBN 598 – First and Finest (December 30, 1959)

Originally posted on theleansubmariner:
A short history of the first ballistic missile submarine. USS GEORGE WASHINGTON (SSBN 598) THIS SHIP has been given the most illustrious name in America. Rarely does history confirm contemporary judgment in pronouncing a man “indispensable” to his country. But there is general agreement that on three occasions, when the fate of…

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