USS Nautilus medal, 1954.
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Medal commemorating the launch of USS Nautilus, the 'World's First Nuclear Powered Vessel', on 21 January 1954. The inscription on the reverse of the medal reads: 'Electric Boat Division - launched January 21 1954 - sponsored by Mrs Dwight D Eisenhower - General Dynamics Corporation'. Made by the Medallic Art Company Ltd, New York.