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Eugene P. Wilkinson

Death: Jul 11, 2013

Birthplace: Long Beach

Nationality: United States

Eugene P. Wilkinson

Date of Death : Jul 11, 2013
Birth Place : Long Beach

Eugene Parks "Dennis" Wilkinson was a United States Naval officer who was selected for three historic command assignments. The first, in 1954, was as the first Commanding Officer of the USS Nautilus, the world's first nuclear submarine. The second was in 1961, where Admiral Rickover selected him to serve as the first Commanding Officer of the USS Long Beach, America's first nuclear surface ship. The third was in 1980 when he was chosen as the first President and CEO of the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations from which he retired in 1984.

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  • Eugene Wilkinson
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