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|19k||Commemorative postal cover marking the Tautog's (SSN-639) launching at Ingalls Shipbuilding Co., Pascagoula, MS., 15 March 1967.||Courtesy of Jack Treutle.|
|184k||Mrs. Albert Gore, wife of the senator from Tennessee (and mother/sponsor of future Vice President Al Gore, Jr,) christens the Tautog (SSN-639) 15 March 1967. Senator Gore is on the far right, next to him is Representative L. Mendel Rivers of South Carolina.||Photo courtesy of Dale Hargrave.|
Photo added 12/09/17.
|520k||Tautog (SSN-639) goes Hawaiian, 23 September 1968.||USN photo courtesy of Scott Koen & ussnewyork.com.|
|596k||Tautog (SSN-639) sails on February 1969.||USN photo # NPC K-69214 courtesy of Scott Koen & ussnewyork.com.|
|469k||CDR Corbin A. McNeill, CO of Tautog (SSN-639), 13 December 1977.||Photo from the files of the Vallejo Naval & Historical Museum via Darryl L. Baker.|
|388k||Tautog (SSN-639) meets Alcatraz.||USN photo courtesy of Scott Koen & ussnewyork.com.|
|463k||Sailors scenic sites.||USN photo courtesy of Scott Koen & ussnewyork.com.|
|645k||A view of the replenishment oiler Roanoke (AOR-7) and the nuclear-powered attack submarine Tautog (SSN-639) tied up side by side 2 August 1982 at NAS Alameda California.||Photo # DN-ST-82-10436 by PHAN Kathy Moss, courtesy of dodmedia.osd.mil, Defense Visual Information Center.|
|43k||Oil on canvas painting by the artist Jim Christley entitled "Trailing".|
During the Cold War the US Naval Submarine Force was tasked with keeping tabs on Soviet Naval movements in particular, the Soviet Submarine Force. Submarines of the Sturgeon Class were well suited to this task and often trailed Soviet submarines for days reporting on their movements and recording noise signatures. In this image, such a trailing has turned into a close aboard encounter as a Soviet Viktor III Class has turned to port to check his baffles (to listen to see if anyone is immediately astern). A trailing Sturgeon has stopped his screw and gone quiet. Extending far behind the US submarine is its towed array sonar which assists in giving a clear picture of the oceanís acoustics
|Photo & text courtesy of subart.net.|
|145k||Submerged submarines in tandem.||USN photo courtesy of Robert Hall.|
|1.16k||10 page Welcome Aboard the Tautog (SSN-639), circa 1984.||USN photo courtesy of Scott Koen & ussnewyork.com.|
|462k||A bow view of the nuclear-powered attack submarine Tautog (SSN-639) underway off the Virginia Capes on 1 February 1991.||Photo # DN-ST-91-05695 by PHAN Kathy Moss, courtesy of dodmedia.osd.mil, Defense Visual Information Center.|
|25k||Darter (SS-576) in the foreground about to be sunk as a target by the Tautog (SSN-639), 7 January 1992.||USN photo courtesy of diodon349.com.|
|65k||Tautog (SSN-639), underway off the Hawaiian Islands, date unknown.||USN photo courtesy of ComSubGruNine Website.|
|64k||Undated photo of the Tautog (SSN-639), passing under the Golden Gate bridge.||Official USN photo courtesy of Wendell Royce McLaughlin Jr.|
|90k||Undated photo of the Tautog (SSN-639), leaving Pearl Harbor.||USN photo courtesy of diodon349.com.|
|118k||Portside view of the Tautog (SSN-639), underway.||USN photo courtesy of ComSubGruNine Website.|
|33k||Commemorative postal cover marking the completion of scrapping of the Tautog (SSN-639) & Lapon (SSN-661) at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, Bremerton, WA. 31 August 2002.||Courtesy of Jack Treutle.|
|359k||The aftermath on Seawolf Park [location of Stewart (DE-238) and Cavalla (SS-244)] from Hurricane Ike. The Stewart was partially refloated from her dry berth by the storm surge and was left in her current, listing position. It also appears that Cavalla was partially refloated out of her dry berth as well (since the waterline is far more exposed than before), and the sail from Tautog (SSN-639) was tipped over.||USN photo # N-6575H-603 by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Chris Hoffpauir & submitted by Douglas Brown.|
|26k||Bow on view of Hurricane Ike's visit.||Courtesy of images.chron.com.|
|891k||Night view of the Cavalla (SS-244) & Tautog (SSN-639).||Photo courtesy of Kelley Crooks, Executive Director of the American Undersea Warfare Center, Cavalla Historical Foundation, at Seawolf Park, in Galveston TX.|
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