Proceedings Magazine - June 1959
Front Cover, the Submarine “George Washington” the First Submarine Designed to Provide the Polaris Ballistic Missile With a Mobile Underwater Launching Platform. Designated SSB(N)-598, the George Washington Will Be Launched by the Electric Boat Company at Groton, Connecticut, on June 9 and Is Scheduled to Become Operational in 1960 When the Polaris Missile, Now Undergoing Extensive Tests in Its Development, Will Also Become Operational. The Cover Picture, Prepared Especially for the Naval Institute Proceedings by Henry Brezel, Indicates How the George Washington Might Appear When Operating Under the Polar Icecap. Nuclear-Powered, 380 Feet in Length, and Displacing 6,700 Tons When Submerged, She Carries Vertical Lubes for the Solid-Fueled Polaris, Conventional Tubes for Attacking Surface Ships or Other Submarines, and the Most Advanced Electronic Equipment. United States Naval Institute Proceedings, Vol. 85, No. 6, Whole No. 676, June 1959. GGA Image ID # 170a21c8bf
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