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1Title:  USS Ohio, the first Trident submarine Add
 Summary:  The USS Ohio, lead boat in the Ohio ballistic missile submarine class, during her construction at Electric Boat. The Ohio is powered by an S8G reactor. An S8G prototype plant was built at the Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory facility in West Milton, New York; the prototype reactor achieved full power operations in December 1979. The Ohio was commissioned on 11 November 1981, about two and a half years behind schedule. 
 Source:  http://www.navsource.org/archives/08/08726a.htm 
 Reference:  Duncan, Francis. Rickover and the Nuclear Navy: The Discipline of Technology. Annapolis, Md: Naval Institute Press, 1990, pages 48 and 50. 
 Date:   1979 
 Subject(s):  S8G | USS Ohio (SSBN-726) | Naval Reactors 
 Type:  Image 
 Format:  JPEG 
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