• Short Summary

    THE U.S.NAVY'S THIRD POLARIS SUBMARINE TENDER "THE HOLLAND" RECENTLY UNDERWENT SEA TRIALS.

    THE VESSEL IS 599?

  • Description

    THE U.S.NAVY'S THIRD POLARIS SUBMARINE TENDER "THE HOLLAND" RECENTLY UNDERWENT SEA TRIALS.

    THE VESSEL IS 599 FEET LONG, 83 FEET WIDE, DISPLACES ABOUT 19,000 TONS FULLY LOADED, CARRIES 50 OFFICERS AND 900 OTHER RANKS.COMMISSIONING CEREMONIES WILL TAKE PLACE ON 7 SEPTEMBER AT THE CHARLESTON NAVAL SHIPYARD, CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA.

    HOLLAND IS THE SECOND POLARIS SUB TENDER TO BE BUILT FROM THE KEEL UP FOR THAT PURPOSE, AND JOINS A SISTER SHIP, THE USS HUNLEY, PRESENTLY ASSIGNED TO THE NAVY'S POLARIS SUB FACILITY AT HOLY LOCH, AND THE USS PROTEUS, A CONVERTED POLARIS TENDER.HOLLAND IS CAPABLE OF MAKING ANY SUBMARINE REPAIR EXCEPT A MAJOR OVERHAUL.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAEIFHMFCVK4740CYIYF15U55W
    Media URN:
    VLVAEIFHMFCVK4740CYIYF15U55W
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/09/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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