A newly built Trident-Class Nuclear Submarine became the third vessel in the American Navy to be commissioned bearing the name USS Michigan. The current USS Michigan is a Trident-Class Nuclear Powered Fleet Ballistic Missile Submarine. It was the second such vessel built at the Electric Boat Division of General Dynamics Corporation in Groton, Connecticut.
Here’s a photo of the U.S.S. Michigan on the prowl in the North Pacific.
Source : Michigan Historical Calendar, courtesy of the Clarke Historical Library at Central Michigan University.