U. S. S. Nautilus

U. S. S. Nautilus Boats, Ships


Stock #: 150118
Type: Postcard
Era: Chrome
Publisher: The New London News Co.
Condition: Poor
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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U. S. S. Nautilus, the world's first nuclear-powered submarine, is seen here leaving New London harbor on its maiden voyage. Seen in the background, left, are Southwest Ledge Lighthouse and the outline of Groton. The Nautilus can circumnavigate the globe without surfacing, and can dive deeper and travel faster than any sub before it. (Photo courtesy of Electric Boat Division, General Dynamics Corp., builders of the Nautilus, the world's first atomic-powered craft.)
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