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AA-3

AA-3

Submarine No. 61 (Fleet Submarine No. 3) was laid down on 21 May 1917 at Quincy, Mass., by the Fore River Shipbuilding Co. under a contract with the Electric Boat Co. of New York named AA-3 in accordance with the provisions of General Order No. 318 of 23 August 1917, launched on 24 May 1919, sponsored by Mrs. Lilian T. Jordan, wife of Comdr. John N. Jordan, the Cost Inspector assigned to the Fore River Shipbuilding Co.; redesignated SF-3 on 17 July 1920 when the Navy adopted the alphanumeric system of hull designations; and renamed T-3 (q.v.) on 18 October 1920 in accordance with the provisions of General Order No. 551.