July 4th 2019 Post Number 776 – USS Ulysses S. Grant SSBN 631



July 4, 2019. This is the 776th Post on

theleansubmariner blog.

Sometime in the early morning hours of this day, the blog counter for number of “visits” went over 500,000.

A half million visitsto the site since its founding in 2011.

The number of followers on the web site, Facebook and Twitter has really grown as well.

All of that is humbling and I sincerely thank you.

It seems appropriate that today’s post would be about an American hero and July the Fourth. The book “Eminent Americans” by Admiral Rickover was the inspiration for the series I have been posting this year about the submarines in the 41 for Freedom series. Progress has been good to date and the response has been very rewarding.

I have also updated the Page that lists all of the boats and included links to each story so that they will be even…

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