USS Rhode Island
is a friend an acquaintance of "The Colbert Report"
The Report has no friends...
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USS Rhode Island
proudly flies the colors of The Colbert Nation
Long May It Wave!

What's long and hard and filled with seamen?

The USS Rhode Island (SSBN 740) is an Ohio-class nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine (also known as a 'Boomer') and on May 8, 2007 was named The Official Ballistic Missile Submarine of The Colbert Report.

The Rhode Island serves in a deterrent role to counter the Manilow Threat, and also plays a role in the smash hit movie of the era Bears in a Submarine.

Technical SpecificationsEdit

  • Carries an official The Colbert Report poster
  • Can carry up to 154 Trident II warheads or laser-guided cannolis in her D-5 ballistic nucular missile launch tubes
  • Steam turbine powered by nucular reactor
  • Cruising speed of 20 knots

A TourEdit

The crew gave The Good Doctor a tour of their sub (through his poster)

External LinksEdit


Naval Vessel Registry page for the USS Rhode Island

USS Rhode Island
recieved a special "Shout Out"
from Our Glorious Stephen
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