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|179k||Submarine Silhouettes of 1960:|
Nautilus (SSN-571), Seawolf (SSN-575), Skate (SSN-578), Skipjack (SS-585), Triton (SSRN-586), Halibut (SSGN-587), Thresher (SSN-593), Tullibee (SSN-597), George Washington (SSBN-598), & Ethan Allen (SSBN-608) classes.
|USN photo submitted by Ron Titus, courtesy of Ingersoll-Rand. Corp.|
|187k||Nuclear Submarine Profiles 1960: |
Skate (SSN-578) & Skipjack (SS-585) classes,
Halibut (SSGN-587) & Tullibee (SSN-597) classes,
George Washington (SSBN-598) &
Thresher (SSN-593) classes.
|USN photo courtesy of Ron Titus courtesy of Ingersoll-Rand. Corp.
Photo i.d. courtesy of David Johnston
|33k||Mrs. Connaway prepares to break the traditional bottle of champagne on the bow of Sculpin (SSN-590) at Ingalls Shipbuilding Co., Pascagoula, MS., on 31 March 1960.
She was the wife of Lieutenant Commander Fred Connaway, USN. He and 62 other crewmen were lost with the first Sculpin (SS-191) when it was sunk on 19 November 1943 in action against the Japanese.
|Courtesy of home.cshore.com / Stanley J. Bice.|
|248k||Christening of the Sculpin (SSN-590) (and everyone nearby) by Mrs. Fred Connaway.||USN photo courtesy of Dale Hargrave.|
|51k||All wrapped up in bunting, the Sculpin (SSN-590) is about to get that sweet taste of champagne across her bow at Ingalls Shipbuilding Co., Pascagoula, MS., on 31 March 1960.||Courtesy of home.cshore.com / Stanley J. Bice.|
|394k||Launching of the Sculpin (SSN-590) at Ingalls Shipbuilding Co., Pascagoula, MS., on 31 March 1960.||USN photo courtesy of Scott Koen & ussnewyork.com.|
|285k||Bunting billows the bow of Sculpin (SSN-590), first Atomic submarine built in the Deep South, at Ingalls Shipbuilding Co., Pascagoula, MS. 31 March 1960.||USN photo # NPC 1047446 courtesy of Scott Koen & ussnewyork.com.|
|29k||Sculpin (SSN-590) is waterborne following her launching at Ingalls Shipbuilding Co., Pascagoula, MS.||Courtesy of home.cshore.com / Stanley J. Bice.|
|329k||Commemorative post card marking the Sculpin's (SSN-590) launching, 31 March 1960 at Ingalls Shipbuilding Co., Pascagoula, MS.||Courtesy of Jack Treutle (of blessed memory).|
|97k||Commemorative Illustrated emblem / logo of the Sculpin (SSN-590), first Atomic submarine built in the Deep South, at Ingalls Shipbuilding Co., Pascagoula, MS.||Courtesy of Jack Treutle (of blessed memory).|
|89k||Sculpin (SSN-590), underway in the Gulf of Mexico during her alpha trials, 9-1-1961.||USN photo.|
|304k||Sculpin (SSN-590), underway in the Gulf of Mexico during her alpha trials, 9-1-1961.||USN photo # NPC 1047446 courtesy of Scott Koen & ussnewyork.com.|
|338k|| Commemorative post card marking the commissioning of the Sculpin (SSN-590), 1 June 1961.
The signature is that of the sponsor of the boat, Mrs. Connaway, the wife of Lieutenant Commander Fred Connaway, USN. He and 62 other crewmen were lost with the first Sculpin (SS-191) when it was sunk on 19 November 1943 in action against the Japanese.
|Courtesy of Jack Treutle (of blessed memory).|
|NR||CMDR. C. N. MITCHELL IS skipper of the Ingalls-built atomic submarine Sculpin (SSN-590), commissioned at the Pascagoula yard Thursday. Mitchell is a native of Syracuse, N. Y. and a 1944 graduate of the Naval Academy.||Image and text provided by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.|
Photo & text by The Chronicle Star & the Moss Point Advertiser.(Pascagoula; Moss Point, Miss.) 1949-1961, 06 June 1961, SECTION ONE, Image 8, courtesy of chroniclingamerica.loc.gov.
|452k||Sculpin (SSN-590) with Admiral Rickover waiting on her wings.||USN photo # NPC 1047446 courtesy of Scott Koen & ussnewyork.com.|
|334k||The Sculpin (SSN-590) was in Pearl Harbor, in early December, en route to the western Pacific, when defective piping forced her to sail back to Mare Island for repairs. She returned to San Diego on 25 February 1964, and operated from that port until early April. On the 8th, The Sculpin sailed for duty with the 7th Fleet. Prior to reporting, she made port calls at Pearl Harbor, Sydney, and Subic Bay. For the remainder of her deployment, Sculpin operated in and out of Subic Bay, and Naha, Okinawa, with the 7th Fleet. She returned to her home port on 20 October 1964.
She is seen here approaching Garden Island Naval Dockyard, Sydney, and my recollection is that it was 1964, and by the look of the weather probably our southern hemisphere winter months June-August or thereabouts.
|Text courtesy of DANFS.
Photo courtesy of Kim Dunstan via Fabio Pena.
|1.27k||Sculpin (SSN-590) exercises with other elements of the fleet.||USN photo courtesy of Scott Koen & ussnewyork.com.|
|1.32k||Port side of Sculpin (SSN-590).||USN photo courtesy of Scott Koen & ussnewyork.com.|
|60k|| Watercolour and gouache on paper painting by the artist Viktor Stepansky entitled "Diving Skipjack Class".
The Skipjack Class (SSN-585 / 88-92) - clearing showing the tear-drop shape adopted by many of the submarine's successors. The Scorpion (SSN-589) is pictured here underway.
|Photo & text courtesy of subart.net.|
|331k||Commemorative post card marking the visit of the Sculpin (SSN-590) to Australia 2 - 18 May 1964 & the 22nd anniversary of the Battle of the Coral Sea.||Courtesy of Jack Treutle (of blessed memory).|
|53k||Sculpin (SSN-590), underway on 6 July 1965.
Operations and exercises along the west coast, from San Diego to Bangor, Wash., occupied the submarine for the next 25 months.
|Photo from Conway's All The World's Fighting Ships 1947-1995 and submitted courtesy of Robert Hurst. Partial text courtesy of DANFS.|
|1.48k||Sculpin (SSN-590) Welcome Aboard pamphlet.||PDF courtesy of Darryl L. Baker.|
|259k||Commemorative post card marking the 5th anniversary of the Sculpin's (SSN-590) commissioning, 1 June 1966.||Courtesy of Jack Treutle (of blessed memory).|
|518k||Sculpin (SSN-590) circa 1966 in San Diego, California.||Courtesy of Charles W. Hitz.|
|103k||With the efficiency "E" for excellence on her sail, the Sculpin (SSN-590), makes her way on the surface, possibly outside Pearl Harbor after her first major overhaul and refueling since commissioning. She was in drydock from 30 January 1968 to 22 January 1969. Sea trials and training lasted until 26 July when she sailed to Pearl Harbor on a shakedown training cruise.||USN photo courtesy of Wendell Royce McLaughlin Jr.
Partial text courtesy of DANFS.
|687k||CDR. James Lawrence Smith comments on COC of the Sculpin (SSN-590), 1983.||Photo courtesy of Tommy Trampp.|
|29k||Commemorative post card marking the inactivation ceremony of the Sculpin (SSN-590), at Norfolk Naval Base, 3 November 1989.||Courtesy of Richard Leonhardt.|
|296k||Commemorative post card marking the decommissioning ceremony of the Sculpin (SSN-590) at Newport News VA., 3 August 1990.||Courtesy of Jack Treutle (of blessed memory).|
|334k||Commemorative post card marking the completion of scrapping of the Sculpin (SSN-590) at Puget Sound Naval Base, Bremerton, Washington, 30 August 2001.||Courtesy of Jack Treutle (of blessed memory).|
|01||CDR. Mitchell Jr., Cleo Nordean, USN (USNA 1945) :RADM||01.06.1961 - 21.10.1962 First Date in Commission|
|02||LCDR. Dickieson, Robert Whyte, USN (USNA 1948-A)||21.10.1962 - 15.06.1964|
|03||LCDR. Fears, Donald Gene, USN (USNA 1950)||15.06.1964 - 02.09.1966|
|04||LCDR. Lyon, Peter Wauchope, USN (USNA 1953)||02.09.1966 - 11.09.1970|
|05||CDR. Mathis II, Harry Lewis, USN||11.09.1970 - 07.08.1973|
|06||CDR. Pistotnik, James Joseph, USN (USNA 1957)||07.08.1973 - 04.11.1977|
|07||CDR. Barr, John Michael (Mike), USN (USNA 1961) :RADM||04.11.1977 - 17.10.1979|
|08||CDR. Mitchell, Robert William, USN||17.10.1979 - 15.03.1983|
|09||CDR. Smith, James Lawrence, USN (USNA 1967)||15.03.1983 - 23.05.1986|
|10||CDR. Demlein Jr., John Joseph, USN (USNA 1970)||23.05.1986 - 22.04.1989|
|11||CDR. Allen, John Bruce, USN (USNA)||22.04.1989 - 03.08.1990 Last Date in Commission|
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