1982 : Third USS Michigan Commissioned by U.S. Navy

September 11, 2018 all-day

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.

USS Michigan (SSBN 727)

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