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    FLASH
    LAUNCHING OF TWO U.S.NAVY NUCLEAR SUBMARINES AT GROTON, CONNECTICUT - THE SUPER-POLARIS TECUMSEH AND THE?

  • Description

    FLASH
    LAUNCHING OF TWO U.S.NAVY NUCLEAR SUBMARINES AT GROTON, CONNECTICUT - THE SUPER-POLARIS TECUMSEH AND THE ATTACK SUBMARINE FLASHER.

    FLASHER IS A SISTER SHIP OF THRESHER, WHICH SANK APRIO 10 IN THE ATLANTIC WITH 129 MEN ABOARD.THE TECUMSEH IS 425 FEET LONG AND DISPLACES 7,000 TONS; THE FLASHER IS 279 FEET LONG AND DISPLACES 3,750 TONS.(TWO OTHER ATOMIC SUBS WERE LAUNCHED ELSEWHERE ON THE SAME DAY.THE DANIEL BOONE WAS LAUNCHED AT MARE ISLAND, CALIFORNIA, AND THE JOHN C.CLAHOUN WAS LAUNCHED AT NEWPORT NEWS, VIRGINIA.BOTH ARE SUPER POLARIS SUBS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAA5SS25JQ6C5SZR2Y9ND08J803
    Media URN:
    VLVAA5SS25JQ6C5SZR2Y9ND08J803
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/06/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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