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Nautilus under cloudy skies

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Bagpiper Bob Scent and drummer Robert Davis perform “Amazing Grace” from the deck of the USS Nautilus as VITAS Innovative Hospice Care and the Historic Ship Nautilus Submarine Force Museum host a Memorial Day ceremony for 250 Connecticut veterans and their families at the pier at the Submarine Force Museum in Groton Thursday May 22, 2014.     Photo credit: Tim Cook

via:  The Day

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