USS HENRY CLAY SSBN-625
PHOTO ARCHIVES
AT SEA PHOTOS
 
 

Another nice flank bell shot!
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(U.S. Navy Photo)
 

And a dramatic surface launch!  If you look hard in the sky,
you can see the launch-stowage adaptors flying high.
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(U.S. Navy Photo)
 

Here's a nifty artwork version taken from "U.S. Ballistic Missile Subs in action"
(Courtesy of squadron/signal publications)
 

Another perspective on the launch.
(Courtesy of Jerry Petrone)
 

And a submerged launch photo for good measure.
The note says: FTB2(SS) L. E. Williams
As the ITOP operator you played a vital role in making
this a successful launch of a Polaris A-3 missile from
Henry Clay on 10 April 1970.  Well Done!
A. Avery Young
Commanding Officer
(Courtesy of Lou Williams)
 

Nice color shot
(Courtesy of Patrick St. Romain)
 

Cover photo from Welcome Aboard brochure
(Courtesy of George Vest)
 

Yet another nice flank bell shot!
(Courtesy of Rick  Porter)
 

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