Nuclear Ship Savannah

Nuclear Ship Savannah Boats, Ships


Stock #: 226926
Type: Postcard
Era: Chrome
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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World's first nuclear-powered merchant ship, the sleek N. S. Savannah travels to parts of the world as an example of the peaceful uses of atomic energy. Carrying up to 60 passengers and 10,000 tons of cargo, she can operate at cruising speed for 3 1/2 years without refueling. N. S. Savannah was built as a joint project of the Maritime Administration, U. S. Department of Commerce, and the Atomic Energy Commission, and is operated by American Export Isbrandtsen Lines as the General Agent. Her length is 595 ft . . . cruising speed 21 knots . . . full load displacement of 21,850 tons
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