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Haddo II SSN-604

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Haddo II

(SSN 604: dp. 3,700 (surf.), 4,300 (subm.); 1. 27S'6", b.
31'8", s. 20 k., cpl. 100; a. 4 91" tt., cl. Thresher)

The second Had do was launched by New York Shipbuilding Corp., Camden, N.J., 18 August 1962, sponsored by Mrs. Henry M. Jackson, wife of the Senator from Washington commissioned 16 December 1964, Comer. John G. Williams ;n command

After shakedown out of Ne~ London, Conn., in January 1966, Had do arrived at her home port, Charleston, S.C., 8 February and joined Sub Ron 4. She operated off the Atlantic coast and in the Caribbean until departing Charleston 7 July for the Mediterranean. She participated in number exercises with ships of the 6th Fleet and NATO countries before returning home 7 November. Had do has continued this pattern of service, alternating operations out of home port in the Atlantic with 6th Fleet deployments, through 1967.