Launching and christening of atomic submarine Nautilus by Mrs Dwight Eisenhower in Electric Boat Division, Groton.
Groton Connecticut USA Date:1954, January 21 Duration:1 min 4 sec Sound:Yes
Atomic submarine Nautilus launched in Electric Boat Division, Groton, Connecticut. Sign reads 'USS Nautilus SSN 571 Keel Laid June 14, 1952'. Crowd cheers. Mrs Dwight S Eisenhower arrives for christening ceremony. Commander Eugene P Wilkinson as Commander of ship. Mrs Dwight Eisenhower christens the Nautilus. Submarine slides into waters from its building area.
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