Adm. Rickover's NR-1 submarine to be on display in Groton museum

Alan Ruditzky, left, retired from the NR-1 project at Electric Boat, and Stephen Finnegan, curator at the Submarine Force Library and Museum, hold the starboard fairwater plane in the level position as Cesar Pereira, of restoration contractor LBI, Inc., locks the position of the gear linking the planes from inside the sail, as crews put the finishing touches installing the Submarine NR-1 exhibit on the grounds of the museum in Groton Friday, June 12, 2015. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)
Alan Ruditzky, left, retired from the NR-1 project at Electric Boat, and Stephen Finnegan, curator at the Submarine Force Library and Museum, hold the starboard fairwater plane in the level position as Cesar Pereira, of restoration contractor LBI, Inc., locks the position of the gear linking the planes from inside the sail, as crews put the finishing touches installing the Submarine NR-1 exhibit on the grounds of the museum in Groton Friday, June 12, 2015. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

Groton — Crews from the Submarine Force Library and Museum and contractor LBI, Inc., put the finishing touches installing the Submarine NR-1 exhibit on the grounds of the museum in Groton Friday. The NR-1 was a nuclear powered deep diving research and recovery vessel from the time of its launch in 1969 until it was taken out of service in 2008.

The exhibit includes the sail with periscope mast and fairwater planes, the upper rudder two propellers and a manipulator arm. The exhibit will be officially dedicated in a ceremony June 24.

 

Crews from the Submarine Force Library and Museum and contractor LBI, Inc., put the finishing touches installing the Submarine NR-1 exhibit on the grounds of the museum in Groton Friday, June 12, 2015. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)
Crews from the Submarine Force Library and Museum and contractor LBI, Inc., put the finishing touches installing the Submarine NR-1 exhibit on the grounds of the museum in Groton Friday, June 12, 2015. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

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