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To: spetznaz
I left New London in 1988 to go to my final tour in a Submarine Squadron in San Diego. I just looked it up, and she was commissioned USS VIRGINIA (SSN-774) on October 23, 2004. That surprised me because they were beginning to build it before I left Groton. As my aging memory returns, the sonar example I gave was for the Ohio Class boats and the info given out at that time was that the Virginia Class at full throttle was quieter than the Ohio Class tied to the pier.

Thanks for the comeback.

SKCM(SS) Russ Snyder, USN Retired

Chief of the Boat USS Philadelphia, SSN690, 1987, 1988.

24 posted on 03/06/2012 10:35:59 AM PST by Retired COB (Still mad about Campaign Finance Reform)
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To: Retired COB

By the way it was with full respect. You’ve done things most of us probably couldn’t imagine, and know things that are still classified. It is an honor. God bless.


28 posted on 03/06/2012 12:47:51 PM PST by spetznaz (Nuclear-tipped Ballistic Missiles: The Ultimate Phallic Symbol)
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