New York Shipbuilding Corporation
NS Savannah is the world's first nuclear-powered merchant ship, and the U.S. Department of Transportation's only National Historic Landmark.
There is no historical narrative for this vessel at this time, although the NS Savannah program's section on MARAD's web site includes additional information at the ship.
The San Francisco Maritime National Park Association hosts a virtual tour of Savannah on its web site.
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Vessel delivered on this date
MARAD transferred custody and control (under a bare boat charter) to Patriots Point Development Authority, Point Pleasant, South Carolina, for use as a museum ship.
Entered James River Reserve Fleet for lay-up
Charter to Patriot's Point ended, and vessel returned to full MARAD control.
Departed fleet for dry-dock
Vessel shifted home port from Norfolk, Virginia to Baltimore, MD
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|7/17/1991||NS Savannah National Historic Landmark Nomination.pdf|
|1/1/1983||NS Savannah American Society of Mechanical Engineers Landmark Brochure.pdf|
|6/29/1992||NS Savannah American Nuclear Society Landmark Citation.pdf|
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