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17/01/1955 USS Nautilus begins the first nuclear-powered test voyage

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Atomic Submarine "Nautilus" First Dive. (1955)

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World's First Atom Sub (1954)

USS Nautilus was the world's first operational nuclear-powered submarine. In 1958 she completed a submerged transit of the North Pole for the first time in history. Later she broke many other records. Her ship's patch was designed by The Walt Disney Company. The submarine has been preserved as a museum ship.
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    • Essentials 

    • Planning and construction 

    • "Underway on nuclear power" 

    • Museum