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Crew members of the Virginia class attack submarine USS Mississippi, (SSN 782), sailed aboard the square-rigged sailing ship HMS Bounty Thursday. The Mississippi crew was invited on the sail by Bounty owner Robert Hansen after he toured the Navy sub base in Groton last year. The crew of the Bounty enlisted the help of the Mississippi crew to raise the sails and trim them during a two-hour sail in Long Island Sound. Bounty captain Robin Wallbridge thanked the Mississippi crew for their help and remarked that the Bounty had now trained crew from both the oldest ship in the Navy, the USS Constitution, as well as the newest, the Mississippi.

Published: October 25, 2012

Petty officer 2nd class Nathan Lackey take a turn at the ship's wheel under the watchful eye of fellow crew from the U.S. Navy Virginia class attack submarine USS Mississippi (SSN 782) during a sail aboard the square-rigged sailing ship HMS Bounty Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012.

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