The USS Growler was officially welcomed back to the Intrepid last week following two years of renovations. (Last year we saw it on the move, twice.) NY Post editor, Growler enthusiast and "Cold War veteran of the Submarine Service" Bob McManus reports back, and gives a little Memorial Day history lesson on the submarine that played a role in winning the Cold War, noting that, "All Moscow really knew of Growler and her sister ships back then was that one or another was always somewhere close by, armed with nuclear-tipped missiles and thus posing an existential threat to the Soviet Union itself." The sub was commissioned in 1958 and decommissioned by 1964. After a stay at the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard in Washington it was finally brought to Manhattan in 1988. Learn more here.
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