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10/05/1960 Around the globe under the water

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USS TRITON NUCLEAR SUBMARINE 1ST SUBMERGED CIRCUMNAVIGATION OF THE WORLD 20844

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USS Triton Sub Launched 1958/8/21

American submarine USS Triton surfaced off the coast of Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, after a submerged circumnavigation of the Earth. The voyage, codenamed Operation Sandblast, was part of her shakedown cruise. Triton's navigational track followed that of the first circumnavigation of the world, led by Ferdinand Magellan.
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