Exhibit by Steve Shay Frame 3, Page 14

A History of the Submarines Built at the Mare Island Naval Shipyard

USS Pintado SSN-672
Sturgeon class
Launched August 16, 1969

Upper: Launch cover, cachet sponsored by USS Saginaw Chapter USCS, shipyard handstamp postmark.
Lower: Commissioning cover, ship’s cachet, commanding officer’s autograph, shipyard handstamp postmark.


















Commissioned September 11, 1971. First submarine to successfully launch Harpoon missile. Surfaced North Pole October 1978, November 1984, June 1987, September 1992, circumnavigating North America on 1992 deployment. Deployed Indian Ocean supporting battle groups during Iranian hostage crisis. Decommissioned February 26, 1998. Scrapping/recycling completed October 27, 1998.


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