Rickover, Hyman George

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Hyman George Rickover, U.S. naval officer, graduated from the U.S. naval Academy in 1918 and received an M.S. from Columbia University in 1929. He conceived the idea of an atomic submarine in 1947 and designed and constructed the nuclear powered USS Nautilus, which was launched in 1954. He helped to construct other atomic submarines, including USS Seawolf in 1955. He was known as the father of the Nuclear Navy.

From the description of Letter, August 7, 1967. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 733913294

Admiral Rickover was a leading proponent of nuclear-powered submarines and warships. He was head of the Atomic Energy Commission's Naval Reactor branch in 1947 and supervised the construction of the Navy's first nuclear submarine, the Nautilus, in 1954.

From the description of Letter, June 16, 1964. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 727362155

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referencedIn Younger, J. Arthur (Jesse Arthur), 1893-1967. J. Arthur Younger papers, 1951-1968. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Reid, Ogden R. (Ogden Rogers), 1925-. Ogden Rogers Reid papers, 1925-1982 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Baldwin, Hanson Weightman, 1903-1991. Hanson Weightman Baldwin papers, 1900-1988 (inclusive). Yale University Library
creatorOf Rickover, Hyman George. Correspondence with Marian Anderson, 1965. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn South Carolina (Frigate). South Carolina (Frigate) Collection, 1970-1974. University of South Carolina, University Libraries
referencedIn Vinal, George Wood, 1882-1969. Oral history interview George Wood Vinal, 1964 March 20. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Reich, Eli T. Copy of Oral History typescript of VADM Eli T. Reich, USN, RET, by Naval Institute. Naval War College, Henry E. Eccles Library
creatorOf Rickover, Hyman George. ALS, 1959 March 10 : U.S.S. Skipjack, At Sea, to Sidney R. Yates. Copley Press, J S Copley Library
creatorOf George Washington Carver (Submarine). Correspondence with Marian Anderson, 1966. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Johnson, Gerald W. (Gerald Woodrow). Gerald Johnson papers, 1938-1995. University of California, San Diego, UC San Diego Library; UCSD Library
referencedIn Gordon, Robert B. Memoir, August 1999. Naval War College, Henry E. Eccles Library
referencedIn Barnes, Joseph, 1907-1970. Joseph Barnes papers, 1907-1970, 1923-1970. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Gayle, Rose V. Papers, 1964-1973. Operational Archive Branch, Naval History Center
referencedIn Beshany, Philip A. Oral history typescript entitled "Reminiscences of ADM Philip A. Beshany" done by the U.S. Naval Institute. Naval War College, Henry E. Eccles Library
creatorOf Rickover, Hyman George. TLS, 1961 May 3 : U.S.S. Thresher, At Sea, North Atlantic, to Sidney R. Yates, U.S. House of Representatives, Washington, D.C. Copley Press, J S Copley Library
referencedIn Beshany, Philip A. Copy of oral history typescript done by the Naval Institute. Naval War College, Henry E. Eccles Library
creatorOf Malone, Dumas, 1892-1986. Papers of Dumas Malone [manuscript], 1913-1986. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Smith-Hutton, Henri. Oral History typescript of reminiscences. Naval War College, Henry E. Eccles Library
referencedIn Kaufmann, Draper L. Oral history typescript entitled "The Reminiscences of RADM Draper L. Kaufmann" done by the U.S. Naval Institute. Naval War College, Henry E. Eccles Library
referencedIn Libby, Rutheven E. Oral history typescript entitled "Reminiscences of VADM Rutheven E. Libby, USN (Ret.)" done by the U.S. Naval Institute. Naval War College, Henry E. Eccles Library
referencedIn Hooper, Edwin Bickford. Oral history reminiscences of VADM Hooper. Naval War College, Henry E. Eccles Library
referencedIn Staton, Adolphus. Adolphus Staton papers, 1907-1936. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Mack, William P., 1915-. Oral history typescript, Vol. II of reminiscences of VADM Mack, with focus on the last eight years of his active naval service. Naval War College, Henry E. Eccles Library
creatorOf Rickover, Hyman George. Letter, August 7, 1967. Naval War College, Henry E. Eccles Library
creatorOf Rickover, Hyman George. Letter, June 16, 1964. Naval War College, Henry E. Eccles Library
referencedIn Reid, Ogden R. (Ogden Rogers), 1925-. Ogden Rogers Reid papers, 1925-1982 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Minter, Charles S. Oral history typescript of reminiscences. Naval War College, Henry E. Eccles Library
referencedIn Loughlin, Charles E. Copy of oral history typescript of RADM Loughlin by Naval Institute. Naval War College, Henry E. Eccles Library
creatorOf Rickover, Hyman George. TLS, 1966 May 8 : "at sea, North Atlantic," to Seymour Halpern. Copley Press, J S Copley Library
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associatedWith Baldwin, Hanson Weightman, 1903-1991. person
associatedWith Barnes, Joseph, 1907-1970. person
associatedWith Beshany, Philip A. person
associatedWith Carver, George Washington, 1864?-1943. person
associatedWith Gardner, James Carson, 1933- person
associatedWith Gayle, Rose V. person
associatedWith George Washington Carver (Submarine). corporateBody
associatedWith Gordon, Robert B. person
associatedWith Halpern, Seymour. person
associatedWith Hooper, Edwin Bickford. person
associatedWith James Madison (Submarine) corporateBody
associatedWith Johnson, Gerald W. (Gerald Woodrow) person
associatedWith Kaufmann, Draper L. person
associatedWith Libby, Rutheven E. person
associatedWith Loughlin, Charles E. person
associatedWith Mack, William P., 1915- person
associatedWith Madison, James, 1751-1836. person
associatedWith Malone, Dumas, 1892-1986. person
associatedWith Minter, Charles S. person
associatedWith Natcher, William Huston, 1909-1994. person
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associatedWith Staton, Adolphus. person
associatedWith Thresher (Ship) corporateBody
associatedWith Vinal, George Wood, 1882-1969. person
associatedWith Yates, Sidney R. person
associatedWith Younger, J. Arthur (Jesse Arthur), 1893-1967. person
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