USS Francis Scott Key SSBN-657 Submarine Model
Posted on: October 24, 2021 /
USS Francis Scott Key SSBN-657 Submarine Model. USS Francis Scott Key SSBN-657 Submarine Model Sail again with the crew of the USS Francis Scott Key SSBN-657 in this handcrafted wooden submarine model. Each piece is carved from wood and handpainted to provide a piece youll love. Length – 20 inches USS Francis Scott Key (SSBN-657), a Benjamin Franklin-class ballistic missile submarine, was the only submarine of the United States Navy to be named for Francis Scott Key (17791843), an American lawyer, author, and amateur poet who wrote the poem “The Defense of Fort McHenry”, which became the words to the United States’ national anthem, “The Star-Spangled Banner”. She was launched on 23 April 1965, sponsored by Mrs. Marjory Key Thorne and Mrs. Jarvis, and commissioned on 3 December 1966, with Captain Frank W. Graham in command of the Blue Crew and Lieutenant Commander Joseph B. Logan in command of the Gold Crew. Service history The Francis Scott Key was part of Submarine Squadron (SUBRON) 16 based in Rota, Spain. The squadron and submarines moved to Kings Bay, Georgia in 1979. The Key conducted the first submerged launch of a Trident missile in 1979. She also became the first submarine to go on deterrent patrol with Trident I missiles. The Gold crew performed the submarine’s last SSBN deterrent patrol, Patrol #72, in 1992. The Key combined crews and changed homeport from Charleston, SC to Pearl Harbor, HI in late 1992. Decommissioning and disposal Francis Scott Key was decommissioned on 2 September 1993 with Commander Carl D. Olson in command, and stricken from the Naval Vessel Register the same day. Her scrapping via the U. Sail again with the crew of the USS Francis Scott Key SSBN-657 in this handcrafted wooden submarine model. Length – 20 inches. USS Francis Scott Key (SSBN-657), a Benjamin Franklin-class ballistic missile submarine, was the only submarine of the United States Navy to be named for Francis Scott Key (17791843), an American lawyer, author, and amateur poet who wrote the poem “The Defense of Fort McHenry”, which became the words to the United States’ national anthem, “The Star-Spangled Banner”. Construction and commissioning The contract to build Francis Scott Key was awarded to the Electric Boat Division of General Dynamics Corporation in Groton, Connecticut on 29 July 1963 and her keel was laid down there on 5 December 1964. Sorry, our items are NOT available for pick-up. No additional information at this time. The item “USS Francis Scott Key SSBN-657 Submarine Model” is in sale since Friday, October 8, 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.