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U.S. Naval Undersea Museum

1 Garnett Way, Keyport, WA 98345

The Naval Undersea Museum is one of the 12 museums operated by the Naval History & Heritage Command. It sits next to a branch of the Naval Undersea Warfare Center. According to the museum website, its mission is "to preserve, collect and interpret Naval undersea history, science and operations for the benefit of the U.S. Navy and the people of the United States."

Exhibits interpret the ocean environment, the development of undersea weapons technology, U.S. submarines, and Navy diving and salvage. Artifacts include torpedoes, a Confederate mine, torpedo tubes from USS Tecumseh, and a simulated control room incorporating major equipment from USS Greenling. Other noteworthy items include the 55-ton sail of the nuclear fast attack submarine USS Sturgeon; the deep submersible Trieste II; and a model of the Deep Submergence Rescue Vehicle (DSRV) built for the film "The Hunt for Red October." The museum also has a re-creation of the control room of USS Greenling using the actual equipment and consoles removed from the attack submarine when it was decommissioned.

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