Attack Sub Emergency Blow Test

June 10, 1993 (a blast from the past) - A public emergency blow test of the USS L Mendel Rivers. USS L. Mendel Rivers (SSN-686), a Sturgeon-class attack submarine in commission from 1975 to 2001, is the only ship of the United States Navy thus far to have been named for L. Mendel Rivers (1905–1970), U.S. Representative from South Carolina's 1st Congressional District (1941–1970).


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