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09/06/1959 The USS George Washington is launched


Flight Deck Operations USS George Washington (CVN-73)


Polaris missiles being loaded and launched from USS George Washington offshore Ca...HD Stock Footage


USS George Washington • Final Departure From Japan


USS George Washington floats in to Brisbane

USS George Washington, SSBN-598, was the United States's first operational ballistic missile submarine. It was the lead ship of her class of nuclear ballistic missile submarines, was the third U.S. Navy ship of the name, in honor of George Washington, first President of the U.S., and the first of that name to be purpose-built as a warship.
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    • Essentials 

    • Construction and launching 

    • Initial operations 

    • Collision with ''Nissho Maru'' 

    • Final patrol as ballistic missile submarine 

    • Service as an attack submarine 

    • Decommissioning 

    • Commemoration