TITLE

Submarine North Carolina Initiated

PUB. DATE
July 2004
SOURCE
Sea Power;Jul2004, Vol. 47 Issue 7, p42
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the keel-laying ceremonies of the fourth Virginia-class nuclear-powered attack submarine, the North Carolina on May 22, 2004. Display of the initials of submarine sponsor Linda Bowman, wife of Adm. Frank L. Bowman, director of the Navy Nuclear Propulsion.
ACCESSION #
13716009

 

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