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Skipjack Class Commemorative 6 Coin Set

Skipjack Class Set
Skipjack Class Set
Item# coin-ss-585cl
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Product Description

This set consists of the six hand-painted brass coins that made up the Skipjack Class, the first submarine class to combine nuclear power with the new hull design was the USS Skipjack. USS Skipjack was also unique in that it was the first nuclear submarine with a single shaft. Placement of the bow planes on the sail significantly reduced flow noise at the bow-mounted sonar. Deep-diving and high-speed capabilities were the results of HY-80 construction and new reactor design, the S5W; this reactor became the US Navy’s standard until the Los Angeles class joined the fleet in the mid-1970s.

OPTIONAL: Our Air-Tite acrylic cases provide the ultimate long-term protection for your coin. They are made of crystal clear, hard Acrylic, and will never yellow over time; the foam rings are made of Volara, and both are free of PVC that could damage your coin.

This set includes a coin for each submarine in the Skipjack Class:


SSN-585 Coin
SSN-588 Coin
SSN-589 Coin
SSN-590 Coin
SSN-591 Coin
SSN-592 Coin