History Repeats Itself

Cutler, Thomas J.
August 2006
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Aug2006, Vol. 132 Issue 8, p94
Conference Proceeding
The article presents information on the dive wheel of USS Triton, the first generation of nuclear-powered submarines. The Triton was used by captain Edward L. Beach during 1960. The drive has been kept in the lobby of the headquarters of the U.S. Naval Institute. Although it is understood that Ferdinand Magellan commanded the first voyage to circumnavigate the earth in 1519. But his voyage was ended when he was killed in a tribal war. It was Beach, who completed his uncompleted mission.


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