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1970

1970 *USS QUEENFISH (SSN 651), CDR Alfred S. "Fred" McLaren, celebrated 12th anniversary of USS NAUTILUS (SSN 571) cruise by retracing original track (Richard Boyle and Dr M. Alan Beal)

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USS HAMMERHEAD (SSN 663), CDR Powell F. Carter, (Dr. W.K. Lyon and Richard Boyle) and USS SKATE (SSN 578), CDR David A. Phoenix, conduct joint exercises in Arctic Ocean
1971 *USS SKATE (SSN 578), CDR David A. Phoenix, operated in Arctic Ocean

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USS TREPANG (SSN 674), CDR D.R. Sackett, operated in Arctic Ocean (Walt Wittmann)
1973 *USS HAWKBILL (SSN 666), CDR Thomas E. Ross, operated in the Bering Sea (Dr. W.K. Lyon and Richard Boyle)

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USS SEADRAGON (SSN 584), CDR Thomas Jacobs, operated in the Arctic Ocean
1974 *The Sea Ice Model Basin and cryogenic facilities at Battery Whistler are completed
1975 *USS BLUEFISH (SSN 675), CDR Frank B. Kelso II, operated in the Arctic Ocean (Dr. W.K. Lyon, Richard Boyle, and John Fransdal)
1976 *USS GURNARD (SSN 662), CDR Ralph W. West Jr., operated in the Arctic Ocean (Dr. W.K. Lyon, Richard Boyle, and Terry Luallin)
1977 *NELC and the Naval Undersea Center (from Pasadena) are merged to form the Naval Ocean Systems Center (NOSC)

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USS FLYINGFISH (SSN 673), CDR Thomas A. Meinicke, operated in the Arctic Ocean (Dr. W.K. Lyon and Richard Boyle)
1978 *USS PINTADO (SSN 672), CDR J.J. "Jack" McDonald, operated in the Arctic Ocean (Dr. W.K. Lyon and Richard Boyle)
1979 *USS ARCHERFISH (SSN 678), CDR Galen R. Plummer, operated in the Arctic Ocean (Dr. W.K. Lyon and Richard Boyle)