720 Naval Reactors History Database (keyword=pdf112) Results for your query: keyword=pdf112 Tue, 01 Jan 1974 12:00:00 GMT Nuclear navy, 1946-1962. Richard G. Hewlett, Francis Duncan The foundational history of the Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program, covering the period of the program's creation, under the leadership of Hyman G. Rickover, to 1962, by which time the United States Navy's fleet included nuclear-powered attack submarines, ballistic missile submarines, and surface ships. The program's leadership in support of the Shippingport Atomic Power Station is also chronicled. Tue, 01 Jan 1974 12:00:00 GMT