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One of the first attack submarines that women will begin serving on

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The U.S. Navy Virginia-class attack submarine USS Minnesota (SSN 783) transits the Thames River en route to the Navy Submarine Base in Groton, Friday, January 10, 2014. The Minnesota, the 10th boat built in the class, was commissioned September 7th in Norfolk, Virginia and arrives today to be based in Groton.

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The tugboat, Paul A. Wronowski, meets the U.S. Navy Virginia-class attack submarine USS Minnesota (SSN 783) at the mouth of the Thames River en route to the Navy Submarine Base in Groton, Friday, Jan. 10, 2014.

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Crew members on the deck of the U.S. Navy Virginia-class attack submarine USS Minnesota (SSN 783) wave to family on the Groton bank as the sub transits the Thames River en route to the Navy Submarine Base in Groton, Friday, Jan. 10, 2014.

All photos by Sean D. Elliot / The Day

via:  The Day