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Bureau of Ships employees

Date: 1943 - 1945 | Identifier: 523.1.a
Photo of John M. Burnham and his colleagues at the Bureau of Ships. Date approximated. Burnham was a 1941 graduate of the United States Naval Academy. In 1947, he joined the Electric Boat Division of the General Dynamics Corporation; and in 1952, became design manager there. He was responsible for the design of the nuclear-powered submarines USS Nautilus (SSN-571), USS Seawolf (SSN-575) and USS Skate (SSN-578). more...