Launch of the first nuclear-powered submarine, USS Nautilus (SSN 571), christened by U.S. First Lady, Mamie Eisenhower
Groton Connecticut USA Date:1954, January 21 Duration:36 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Launch of the world's first nuclear powered submarine, the USS Nautilus, at shipyard of the Electric Boat Division of General Dynamics Corporation, Groton, Connecticut. Mrs. Dwight D. Eisenhower breaks a bottle of champagne on the bow of USS Nautilus as a part of tradition. The submarine slides down the ways into the waters of the Thames River. A Navy CH-46 Sea Knight helicopter flies above USS Nautilus underway in Long Island Sound..
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