ARMED FORCES: Wolf in the Water

For the launching last week of the Navy's second atomic submarine at Groton, Conn., 20,000 guests crowded into the Electric Boat shipyard and a Congressman's lady, Mrs. W. Sterling Cole of Bath, N.Y. cried, "I christen thee Seawolf.* Before she could swing the traditional champagne bottle, the sleek, 3,000-ton sub began sliding down the ways. To superstitious seamen, a botched christening means bad luck, but Elizabeth Cole made a last-second pitch, the twelve-ounce bottle of California champagne shattered, and bubbles splashed satisfactorily over the Seawolf's beflagged bow.

The Seawolf, 330 ft....

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