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USS Scorpion (SSN-589): Quiz

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Question 1:
What was the complement of the USS Scorpion (SSN-589)
176+
8 officers, 75 men
Crew: 51 officers, 524 enlisted
87

Question 2:
When was the USS Scorpion (SSN-589) commissioned?
1960-09-10
1960
1960-06-24
1960-07-29

Question 3: With Norfolk her home port for the remainder of her career, Scorpion specialized in the development of nuclear ________ tactics.
Submarine warfareNaval warfareIndustrial warfareMilitary history

Question 4: Today, the wreck of Scorpion is reported to be resting on a sandy seabed at the bottom of the ________ in approximately 3,000 m (9,800 ft) of water.
Pacific OceanArctic OceanIndian OceanAtlantic Ocean

Question 5: The reports provide specifics on the environmental sampling of ________, water, and marine life that is done to ascertain whether the submarine has significantly affected the deep-ocean environment.
Sedimentary rockSedimentErosionSediment transport

Question 6: Navy has ever lost, the other being USS Thresher (SSN-593), which sank on 10 April 1963 off the coast of ________.
New EnglandMidwestern United StatesSouthern United StatesNortheastern United States

Question 7:
Which of the following was USS Scorpion (SSN-589) armed with?
2 u00D7 Mark 45 torpedoes
Twin 4.5 inch (114 mm) guns
10 u00D7 /45 cal guns, 14 u00D7 /51 cal guns,, 4 u00D7 3 pounders
20 u00D7 4.5-inch/45 DP guns

Question 8:
What was the USS Scorpion (SSN-589) known as?
HMS Algerine
HMS Calypso
USS Scorpion
Zu00E4hringen

Question 9: These machines, combined with daily crypto keys from the ________ spy ring, likely allowed the Soviets to monitor in real time U.S.
Donald Maclean (spy)Robert HanssenJohn Anthony WalkerAlger Hiss

Question 10:
When was the USS Scorpion (SSN-589) launched?
1959-08-17
1959-04-06
1959-04-25
1959-12-29







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