A Modified Salmon

30 May 1959 – USS Salmon (SSR 573) originally outfitted as a radar picket submarine; Salmon completed its conversion to AGSS 573 on this date. During its conversion Salmon lost its radome from the superstructure and gained Regulus guided missile capability. Note the three vertical fins of the ‘Puffer’ sonar array (Passive Underwater Fire Control Feasibility System).

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