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At random: George Washington Endorsed the use of the first American submarine, David Bushnell's TURTLE, during the Revolution. Following the vessel's attack on a British man-of-war, he discussed the potential use of submarines in a letter to Thomas Jefferson.
11-15/16 Incidents

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Posted 2017-11-14 2:04 PM (#86632)
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Subject: 11-15/16 Incidents

Atlantic 11/16/57: The Washington Post reports that the reactor compartment of the USS
Nautilus (SSN-571) flooded several days ago after a small leak developed while the
submarine was in port in Connecticut. The leak was due to the malfunctioning of a valve,and
according to the Navy caused no radioactive contamination or damage to the power plant.
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