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Two civilian guests, a harbor pilot and several crew members stand atop the sail of the nuclear-powered attack submarine USS LOUISVILLE (SSN-724) as it approaches the pier. The LOUISVILLE is returning to San Diego following its deployment to the Persian Gulf region for Operation Desert Shield and Operation Desert Storm. During Operation Desert Storm, the LOUISVILLE became the first submarine to launch a Tomahawk land attack missile in a wartime situation

Two civilian guests, a harbor pilot and several crew members stand atop the sail of the nuclear-powered attack submarine USS LOUISVILLE (SSN-724) as it approaches the pier. The LOUISVILLE is returning to San Diego following its deployment to the Persian Gulf region for Operation Desert Shield and Operation Desert Storm. During Operation Desert Storm, the LOUISVILLE became the first submarine to launch a Tomahawk land attack missile in a wartime situation

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description

Summary

The original finding aid described this photograph as:

Subject Operation/Series: DESERT SHIELDDESERT STORM

Base: Naval Submarine Base, San Diego

State: California (CA)

Country: United States Of America (USA)

Scene Camera Operator: PH1 Richard J. Oriez

Release Status: Released to Public
Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files
date_range

Date

29/04/1991
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Source

The U.S. National Archives
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