Naval Submarine Base to Salute Independence Day

New London Naval Submarine Base

NEW LONDON, Conn. (WTNH) — Naval Submarine Base New London will join other military installations in marking our nation’s 240th birthday on July, 4.

There will be a 21 gun salute today at noon.

The Saluting Battery will fire a single round volley at 30-second intervals until the 21-gun tribute is completed.

The salute will take place at the Naval Submarine Support Facility (NSSF) Weapons Compound.

It is opened to the public.

At 2 p.m., the Historic Ship Nautilus will participate in the “Let Freedom Ring” celebrations to commemorate the signing of the Declaration of Independence.


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