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USS ASHEVILLE- submarine

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April 11 is NATIONAL SUBMARINE DAY. How does that play into Asheville’s history? There have been four (4) US Military Ships named for “Asheville”, the latest being a Los Angeles class nuclear sub. In fact, Asheville Industries Inc, located off Hendersonville Road (see photo) built submarines until the facility closed in 1994.. Want to know more about the four (4) “USS Asheville” military ships?

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