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(SSN-575) the second nuclear submarine in the U.S. Navy fleet
Builder Electric Boat division of General
Dynamics Corporation; New London, Connecticut
Keel Laid September 7, 1953
The Seawolf departed from New London for her shakedown cruise off Bermuda on April 2, 1957, and returned on May 8.
On September 25, 1957, the Seawolf surfaced off Newport, Rhode Island, after a nonstop voyage of 6,331 miles. The next day, President Dwight Eisenhower embarked and was taken for a short cruise onboard her; it was tthe first time a sitting President had ever submerged in a submarine.
President Dwight Eisenhower watches as the Seawolf
submerges off Newport, Rhode Island.
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