USS Benjamin Franklin SSBN-640 Submarine Model
Posted on: October 11, 2021 /
USS Benjamin Franklin SSBN-640 Submarine Model. USS Benjamin Franklin SSBN-640 Submarine Model Sail again with the crew of the USS Benjamin Franklin SSBN-640 in this handcrafted wooden submarine model. Each piece is carved from wood and handpainted to provide a piece youll love. Construction and commissioning The contract to build Benjamin Franklin was awarded to the Electric Boat Division of General Dynamics Corporation in Groton, Connecticut, on 1 November 1962 and her keel was laid down there on 25 May 1963. She was launched on 5 December 1964, sponsored by Mrs. Chaplin, and commissioned on 22 October 1965, with Captain Donald M. Miller commanding the Blue Crew and Commander Ross N. Williams commanding the Gold Crew. Service history On 6 December 1965 the Gold Crew successfully launched a Polaris A-3 ballistic missile in close coordination with an orbital pass of the Gemini 7 astronauts Frank Borman and Jim Lovell. Decommissioning and disposal Benjamin Franklin was decommissioned on 23 November 1993 and stricken from the Naval Vessel Register the same day. Sail again with the crew of the USS Benjamin Franklin SSBN-640 in this handcrafted wooden submarine model. Length – 20 inches. Sorry, our items are NOT available for pick-up. No additional information at this time. You might also like. VP-10 Red Lancers Plaque. The item “USS Benjamin Franklin SSBN-640 Submarine Model” is in sale since Friday, July 23, 2021. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Transportation\Boats & Ships\Military\Models”. The seller is “madfoxpilot” and is located in Seymour, Tennessee. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, China, Mexico, Germany, Japan, Brazil, France, Australia, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Montserrat, Turks and caicos islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Viet nam, Uruguay.