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1Title:  Bow shot of USS Los Angeles at sea Add
 Summary:  The USS Los Angeles at sea in 1982. Planning for the Los Angeles-class submarines began in the mid-1960s; the sub class "would have the speed to escort fast surface-strike forces and convoys, protecting them against hostile submarines, and to seek out and destroy enemy missile submarines" (27). The Los Angeles, lead boat in her class, was commissioned in November 1976. 
 Source:  http://www.navsource.org/archives/08/08688.htm 
 Reference:  Duncan, Francis. Rickover and the Nuclear Navy: The Discipline of Technology. Annapolis, Md: Naval Institute Press, 1990, pages 27-33. 
 Date:  01 December 1982 
 Subject(s):  S6G | USS Los Angeles (SSN-688) | Naval Reactors 
 Type:  Image 
 Format:  JPEG 
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