Today in Michigan History

September 11, 1982

The USS Michigan was launched.

Launched at Groton, Connecticut, the USS Michigan trident submarine was the third naval vessel with that name. The warship was home ported at Bangor, Washington. The first USS Michigan was the first iron-hulled vessel in the U.S. Navy.

Thank you Michigan History Magazine for this glimpse into our past.  See more at www.michiganhistorymagazine.com.

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