CASIMIR PULASKI SSBN 633
Ship Name and Designation History
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Keel Laid 12 January 1963 - Launched 1 February 1964
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- USS Casimir Pulaski SSBN-633 Covers Page 1 (1963-1994)
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Keel Laid, cachet by Morris W. Beck
NAMESAKE - Brigadier General Casimir Pulaski (March 4 1745 - October 15 1779)
Pulaski was a Polish military officer who fought on the side of the American colonists against the British in the Revolutionary War. The "father of the American cavalry," he was mortally wounded during the 1779 siege of Savannah, Georgia.
The ships sponsor is Mrs. Mary Gronouski, wife of John A. Gronouski, Jr. (October 26, 1919 – January 7, 1996) was the Wisconsin state commissioner of taxation and served as the United States Postmaster General from 1963 until 1965 under Presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson. On November 2, 1965, President Lyndon B. Johnson appointed him to be Ambassador to Poland.
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