USS Nautilus – 60 Years young

nautilus_launchThe Nautilus hits the Thames River on January 21, 1854.

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134714-004-A36A85F0On Jan. 21, 1954 – 60 years ago today – some 15,000 people witnessed the launch of the Nautilus at Electric Boat in Groton. First lady Mamie Eisenhower christened the world’s first nuclear-powered vessel.

via:  Britannica