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U S S Razorback

120 Riverfront Park Dr, North Little Rock, Arkansas 72114 USA

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USS Razorback (SS-394) USS Razorback (SS-394), a , was the only ship of the United States Navy to be named after the razorback, a species of whale (Balaenoptera physalus) found in the far southern reaches of the Pacific Ocean. It is arguably the longest-serving submarine still existing in the world, having been commissioned by two different countries for 57 years of active duty. In 2004, the state of Arkansas adopted the submarine (although it was not named after the University of Arkansas mascot) and is now a museum ship at the Arkansas Inland Maritime Museum. Her keel was laid down by the Portsmouth Navy Yard in Kittery, Maine on 9 September 1943. She was launched on 27 January 1944 along with and . was launched a few hours later, making 27 January 1944 the first and only time the US Navy has launched four submarines at one shipyard in a single day. Razorback was sponsored by Mrs. H. F. D. Davis, and commissioned on 3 April 1944 with Lieutenant Commander Albert M. Bontier in command. She was in Tokyo Bay during the surrender of Japan.

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June 29, 2018
Rated 5.0

What a fantastic look at history! Very informative!

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U S S Razorback

120 Riverfront Park Dr
North Little Rock, Arkansas
72114 USA

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  • Wed, Sat: 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
  • Sun: 1:00 pm - 5:30 pm

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