The American nuclear submarine USS Halibut visited New Zealand in 1960. The welcome the crew received is in marked contrast to that accorded to US nuclear powered ships and submarines in the late 1970s and 1980s.
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Reference: Pictorial Parade No 101, pt 1
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'USS Halibut nuclear submarine', URL: https://nzhistory.govt.nz/media/video/uss-halibut-nuclear-submarine, (Ministry for Culture and Heritage), updated 13-Jun-2016