Exhibit by Steve Shay Frame 3, Page 10

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

USS Mariano G. Vallejo SSBN-658
Benjamin Franklin class (No reported postmarks)
Launched October 23, 1965

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Commissioned December 16, 1966. Began operations 1967 with Pacific Fleet. Decommissioned March 10, 1995, scrapping/recycling completed December 22, 1995. Sail currently resides on Mare Island dock as future display for a museum.

 

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