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The war is over and US forces are being demobilized back to peacetime status. Here, 52 submarines and 4 submarine tenders of the US Navy Reserve Fleet rest in Mare Island Naval Shipyard, California, circa Jan 1946.

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On March 17, 1959 the submarine USS Skate (SSN-578) becomes the first submarine to surface at the North Pole. In order to get there she traveled under 3,000 miles of ice for more than a month.

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Oscar and Akula, Russian submarines....these are the fellas we chased back when, I was an ST in the Nav. They'd play with us for a while...then go bye bye.

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Could 'leaked UFO photos taken from US submarine in 1971' prove existence of aliens?

Could 'leaked Arctic UFO pics taken from US submarine in 1971 ...

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The US Navy again honored the Edison family by naming a nuclear submarine, the USS Thomas A. Edison, after the great inventor. Designated SSBN 610, the ship was an Ethan Allen class ballistic missle submarine, launched on 6/15/61 by Madeleine Edison Sloane, the daughter of Thomas Edison. The ship's apt motto was "Power to Repel the Darkness".

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YOKOSUKA, Japan (Nov. 20, 2009) Mount Fuji is visible behind the Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Pasadena (SSN 752) in port at Fleet Activities Yokosuka. (U.S. Navy photo by Lt. Cmdr. Greg Kuntz/Released)

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