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|229k||Mrs. John W. Harvey flashes her falling flask on Flying Fish's (SSN-673) flag at her launching at Electric Boat Division, General Dynamics Corp., Groton, CT., 17 May 1969.||Electric Boat Co. photo courtesy of Scott Koen & ussnewyork.com.
Photo added 11/12/11.
|650k||Bow on view as Flying Fish's (SSN-673) flags flutter fast on launching at Electric Boat Division, General Dynamics Corp., Groton, CT., 17 May 1969.||USN photo courtesy of Scott Koen & ussnewyork.com.
Photo added 11/12/11.
|500k||Flying Fish's (SSN-673) flags flutter fast on launching at Electric Boat Division, General Dynamics Corp., Groton, CT., 17 May 1969.||USN photo # NPC 1139486, courtesy of Scott Koen & ussnewyork.com.
Photo added 11/12/11.
|21k||Commemorative postal cover marking Flying Fish's (SSN-673) launching at Electric Boat Division, General Dynamics Corp., Groton, CT., 17 May 1969.||Courtesy of Jack Treutle.|
|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.|
|30k||Flying Fish (SSN-673), (closest pier forward gourp) 1970's at Norfolk VA.||Courtesy of John Hummel.|
|56k||Flying Fish (SSN-673), underway, port side view, circa 1972-73, off Norfolk, VA.||Courtesy of Dennis M. Bartholomew.|
|64k||The Flying Fish (SSN-673) after surfacing through the ice during SCICEX 1977.||Photo courtesy of Tony Alter via Bill Gonyo.|
|47k||Sail of the Flying Fish (SSN-673) protruding through the polar ice in her 1977 visit to the North Pole.||USN photo courtesy of US Navy Arctic Submarine Laboratory & csp.navy.mil.|
|345k||The Flying Fish (SSN-673) in Norfolk, Virginia, 7 November 1977.||Photo courtesy of Tony Alter via Bill Gonyo.|
|361k||The Flying Fish (SSN-673) pulling back in to St. Croix in April 1979.||Photo courtesy of Tony Alter via Bill Gonyo.|
|112k||Flying Fish (SSN-673) underway off the coast of New London in 1983.||Official USN photo courtesy of Wendell Royce McLaughlin Jr.|
|542k||CDR Joe Lario was my CO in 1983-4, who signed the above photo with me as a then LT Enloe, as OOD. These were taken off the coast of New London in 1983 from a Navy tug before we deployed.||Photo courtesy of Dan Enloe.(CAPT, USN Retired).|
|49k||Commemorative postal cover marking Flying Fish's (SSN-673) Sea Ops off the Florida Gold coast, 30 June 1983.||Courtesy of Jack Treutle.|
|600k||A bow view of the nuclear-powered attack submarine Flying Fish (SSN-673) underway off Cape Henry on 1 February 1991.||Defense Visual Information Center photo # DN-ST-91-05705 by PH1 David B. Loveall, courtesy of dodmedia.osd.mil.|
|72k||Flying Fish (SSN-673), dockside, starboard view at Gibraltar 26th June 1994.||Courtesy of Daniel Ferro.|
|569k||Sealed reactor compartments are shipped by barge out of Puget Sound Naval Base down the coast and along the Columbia River to the port of Benton. There the radioactively-contaminated hull sections are transferred to special multiwheeled high-load trailers for transport to the Hanford Reservation in Washington State. Pictured below is the burial ground for spent fuel of the following 77 nuclear reactor submarines as of March 2003:|
Patrick Henry (SSBN-599),
George Washington (SSBN-598),
Robert E. Lee (SSBN-601),
Thomas Jefferson (SSBN-618),
Theodore Roosevelt (SSBN-600),
John Adams (SSBN-620),
Abraham Lincoln (SSBN-602),
Ethan Allen (SSBN-608),
Thomas A. Edison (SSBN-610),
Glenard P. Lipscomb (SSN-685),
James Monroe (SSBN-622),
Nathan Hale (SSBN-623),
Sam Houston (SSBN-609),
Ulysses S. Grant (SSBN-631),
John Marshall (SSBN-611),
George C. Marshall (SSBN-654),
Alexander Hamilton (SSBN-617),
George Washington Carver (SSBN-656),
Will Rogers (SSBN-659),
Henry L. Stimson (SSBN-655),
Daniel Boone (SSBN-629),
John C. Calhoun (SSBN-630),
Casimir Pulaski (SSBN-633),
Francis Scott Key (SSBN-657),
Benjamin Franklin (SSBN-640),
Stonewall Jackson (SSBN-634),
Simon Bolivar (SSBN-641),
Mariano G. Vallejo (SSBN-658) ,
Lewis & Clark (SSBN-644),
Flying Fish (SSN-673),
Baton Rouge (SSN-689),
Henry Clay (SSBN-625),
James Madison (SSBN-627),
George Bancroft (SSBN-643),
& Woodrow Wilson (SSBN-624).
|USN photo & partial text courtesy of home.flash.net/~tomj/tunny/chop/rx. & submitted by Jack Treutle.|
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