May 10

Today in Navy History-USS Triton

Thursday, May 10, 2018 12:52 PM

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Insignia USS TRITON (SSR(N)-586)

Insignia USS Triton (SSR(N)-586)

On this day in 1960 – USS Triton (SSRN 586), commanded by Capt. Edward L. Beach, completes a submerged circumnavigation of the world in 84 days following many of the routes taken by Magellan.

To learn more about the voyage, please enjoy this article from the June 2010 Naval History by Carl LaVO.

https://www.usni.org/magazines/navalhistory/2010-06/incredible-voyage