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USS George Washington Carver (SSBN-656)

USS George Washington Carver (SSBN-656), a Benjamin Franklin class fleet ballistic missile submarine, was the second ship of the United States Navy to be named for George Washington Carver (1865–1943), an American researcher and inventor. The contract for George Washington Carver‘s construction was awarded on 29 July 1963, and her keel was laid down on … Continue reading

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