30 06, 2016

Tomcat Down!

By |2016-06-30T11:45:09-04:00June 30, 2016|NR-1|

Just off the coast of Scotland, a large naval exercise was underway. “Teamwork 76” included hundreds of ships, from a dozen NATO countries, in which staged (joint) maneuvers were underway. Among those watching the maneuvers were dozens of news reporters, [...]

12 02, 2016

Out of the Frying Pan and Into the Fire: NR1’s Next Adventure

By |2016-02-12T15:28:10-05:00February 12, 2016|NR-1|

NR-1’s next trip would take it to the Mediterranean, which hardly gave her a welcoming embrace. On one of its first evenings, the NR-1 quietly rode along the Mediterranean floor; a small vessel in the ominous darkness. The sonar showed [...]

21 08, 2015

Rickover’s ‘Little Ship That Could’: NR-1 story continues

By |2015-08-21T12:43:45-04:00August 21, 2015|NR-1|

After many years of dancing and darting through red tape, fiscal uncertainties, and seemingly never-ending engineering hurdles, Admiral Rickover’s ‘Little Sub that Could’ was successfully built. Throughout the lengthy build process, the crew of the NR-1 spent their time viewing [...]

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