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USS Pollack SSN-603 Submarine Model


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A handcrafted, wooden 20 inch submarine of the USS Pollack (SSN-603).


USS Pollack (SSN-603), a Permit-class attack submarine, was the second ship of the United States Navy to be named for the pollack, a food fish resembling the true cod, but with the lower jaw projecting and without the barbel.

The contract to build Pollack was awarded to New York Shipbuilding Corporation in Camden, New Jersey on 3 March 1959 and her keel was laid down on 14 March 1960. She was launched on 17 March 1962, sponsored by Mrs. John Pastore, and commissioned on 26 May 1964, with Commander Harvey E. Lyon in command.


Name USS Pollack
Namesake The Pollack
Awarded 3 March 1959
Builder New York Shipbuilding, Camden, New Jersey
Laid down 14 March 1960
Launched 17 March 1962
Sponsored by Mrs. John Pastore
Commissioned 26 May 1964
Decommissioned 1 March 1989
Stricken 1 March 1989
Fate Entered Ship-Submarine Recycling Program, 9 February 1993

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