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Plutonium: The First 50 Years, Table 3

Table 3. Savannah River Plutonium Production (kg Pu)

Fiscal Year Annual Total Cumulative Total Fiscal Year Annual Total Cumulative Total
1955 553 553 1973 1,128 23,926
1956 1,151 1,704 1974 1,226 25,152
1957 1,245 2,949 1975 753 25,905
1958 672 3,621 1976 1,400 27,305
1959 1,459 5,080 1977 844 28,149
1960 1,734 6,814 1978 835 28,984
1961 1,552 8,366 1979 829 29,813
1962 1,578 9,944 1980 1,010 30,823
1963 2,042 11,986 1981 748 31,571
1964 2,123 14,109 1982 793 32,364
1965 909 15,018 1983 464 32,828
1966 1,302 16,320 1984 809 33,637
1967 1,107 17,427 1985 875 34,512
1968 1,253 18,680 1986 935 35,447
1969 1,382 20,062 1987 472 35,919
1970 872 20,934 1988 152 36,071
1971 836 21,770 1989 [note 18] 8 36,079
1972 1,028 22,798