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Tribute to Tridents opens at Keyport’s Undersea Museum

Museum director Bill Galvani talks about a submariner’s uniform that’s on display.     - Photo by Kassie Korich
Museum director Bill Galvani talks about a submariner’s uniform that’s on display.
— image credit: Photo by Kassie Korich

For an in depth look into local Trident submarines and what their crew and families go through on a deployment, look no further than the Naval Undersea Museum in Keyport.

Its new exhibit, “Service & Sacrifice The Trident Family,” opened yesterday and tells the story of the life of a Trident submariner and his family. The exhibit is filled with hundreds of artifacts and pictures that help convey the inner-workings of a Trident submarine and a day in the life of a submariner.

“We’re hoping this exhibit gives the public an idea of what life is like for the sailors aboard a Trident submarine,” said Bill Galvani, director of the Naval Undersea Museum. “We specifically focused on the Tridents at Bangor. There are lots of contemporary, real things for people to see. It’s an opportunity for people to see a lot of sub artifacts, particularly pictures, that they

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