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Associated Press [Navy Releases Drawing of World's Largest Sub]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09677.47 Author/Creator: Associated Press Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Photograph Date: 25 June 1958 Pagination: 1 photograph ; 20.8 x 25.4 cm.

Summary of Content: One Wire photograph released by Associated Press dated June 25, 1958. Shows a drawing of the world's largest sub named the Triton. According to the press release in the photo the Triton will displace 5,450 Tons, be 447 feet long and has a beam of 37 feet. The Triton is also powered by two Nuclear reactors. The back of the photo is stamped with Associated Press information

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Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: SubmarineNavyNaval

Sub Era: The Fifties

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