ARMED FORCES: Navy's New Sub

The first U.S.S. Seawolf, which sank 18 Japanese ships before it went down in World War II,* was one of the most famed boats in the U.S. Navy's submarine service. Last week, at Groton, Conn., Navy Secretary Robert Anderson presided at the keel-laying† of a new Seawolf, the second U.S. atomic-powered submarine. The first, the Nautilus, will be launched in January, and workmen were busy hammering and welding on its hull, while guests gathered on the adjoining ways for the Seawolf's ceremony.

The Seawolf, which will take ten months to finish, will be powered by an improved atomic reactor of...

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