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Photo # NH 98656:  Crewmen of USS Moccasin on deck, circa 1910-1911

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USS Moccasin (Submarine # 5, later SS-5), 1903-1922.
Later renamed A-4 -- Part II


This page features additional views concerning USS Moccasin (Submarine # 5), which was renamed A-4 in 1911.

For other images of this submarine, see:

  • USS Moccasin (Submarine # 5, later renamed A-4), 1903-1922.


    If you want higher resolution reproductions than the digital images presented here, see: "How to Obtain Photographic Reproductions."

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    Photo #: NH 45937

    Electric Boat Company/Holland Torpedo Boat Company facility, New Suffolk, Long Island, New York


    Submarines in the facility basin, circa 1903.
    Boats in the front group are (from left to right):
    USS Plunger (Submarine # 2);
    USS Porpoise (Submarine # 7); and
    USS Adder (Submarine # 3).
    In the background, by the breakwater are (left-right):
    USS Shark (Submarine # 8) and
    USS Moccasin (Submarine # 5).
    Photographed by Legendre & Levick, New York.

    U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

    Online Image: 107KB; 740 x 580 pixels

     
    Photo #: 19-N-60-10-20

    Norfolk Navy Yard, Virginia


    Waterfront scene, Autumn 1907. Ships at left are (from front to rear):
    USS Hopkins (Destroyer # 6);
    USS Lawrence (Destroyer # 8);
    USS Hull (Destroyer # 7);
    USS Talbot (Torpedo Boat # 15) and
    USS Moccasin (Submarine # 5).
    The latter two are hauled out on the marine railway.
    USS Stewart (Destroyer # 13) is in the right foreground. Ahead of her are a torpedo boat, a barge and the tug Mohawk. Three battleships are docked beyond them, with USS Iowa (Battleship # 4) furthest to the right.

    Photograph from the Bureau of Ships Collection in the U.S. National Archives.

    Online Image: 78KB; 740 x 565 pixels

    Reproductions of this image may also be available through the National Archives photographic reproduction system.

     
    Photo #: NH 78275

    USS Caesar
    (1898-1922)

    At anchor in 1908-1909, while transporting submarines to the Philippine Islands.
    The "boats" are either Porpoise (Submarine # 7) and Shark (Submarine # 8), which were embarked on Caesar in April-July 1908, or Adder (Submarine # 3) and Moccasin (Submarine # 5), which were on board in July-October 1909.

    Courtesy of Donald M. McPherson, 1973.

    U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

    Online Image: 81KB; 740 x 495 pixels

     
    Photo #: NH 98656

    USS Moccasin
    (Submarine # 5)

    Crewmen pose on deck, circa 1910-1911. Probably taken at the Cavite Navy Yard, Philippine Islands.
    This submarine was renamed A-4 in November 1911.

    Collection of Phillip H. Wilson. Donated by Mrs. Pauline M. Wilson, 1979.

    U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

    Online Image: 88KB; 430 x 765 pixels

     
    Photo #: NH 90187

    USS A-6
    (Submarine # 7)

    Underway in Manila Bay, Philippine Islands, circa 1912.
    USS A-4 (Submarine # 5) and a Bainbridge class destroyer are in the background.

    Collection of Phillip H. Wilson. Donated by Mrs. Pauline M. Wilson, 1979.

    U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

    Online Image: 83KB; 740 x 450 pixels

     
    Photo #: NH 90185

    Dewey Drydock, Olongapo Naval Station, Philippines


    Submarines A-6 (Submarine # 7), A-4 (Submarine # 5) and A-2 (Submarine # 3) in the Dewey Drydock, circa 1912.
    The bow of their tender, USS Mohican, is at left, with an anchor suspended from her starboard cathead.

    Collection of Phillip H. Wilson.

    U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

    Online Image: 122KB; 740 x 460 pixels

     
    Photo #: NH 90181

    Dewey Drydock, Olongapo Naval Station, Philippines


    Submarines and their tender, USS Mohican, in the drydock, circa 1912.
    The submarines are (from left to right):
    USS A-2 (Submarine # 3), ex-Adder;
    USS A-4 (Submarine # 5), ex-Moccasin; and
    USS A-6 (Submarine # 7), ex-Porpoise.

    Collection of Phillip H. Wilson.

    U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

    Online Image: 87KB; 450 x 765 pixels

     
    Photo #: NH 98655

    USS A-4
    (Submarine # 5)

    View of the submarine's superstructure, circa 1912. Probably taken at the Cavite Navy Yard, Philippine Islands.

    Collection of Phillip H. Wilson. Donated by Mrs. Pauline M. Wilson, 1979.

    U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

    Online Image: 96KB; 740 x 440 pixels

     
    Photo #: NH 98657

    USS A-4
    (Submarine # 5)

    Some of the submarine's crew on deck, circa 1912. Probably taken at the Cavite Navy Yard, Philippine Islands.
    Note her 13-star "boat" flag.

    Collection of Phillip H. Wilson. Donated by Mrs. Pauline M. Wilson, 1979.

    U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

    Online Image: 103KB; 425 x 765 pixels

     
    Photo #: NH 90197

    USS A-4
    (Submarine # 5)

    The submarine's crew pose with a life ring, circa 1912. Probably taken at the Cavite Navy Yard, Philippine Islands.

    Collection of Phillip H. Wilson. Donated by Mrs. Pauline M. Wilson, 1979.

    U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

    Online Image: 72KB; 740 x 460 pixels

     
    Photo #: NH 57729-A

    USS A-4
    (Submarine # 5)

    View in the submarine's interior, showing two eighteen-inch torpedos and her torpedo tube door. Taken at Manila, Philippine Islands, circa 1912.

    Collection of Phillip H. Wilson. Donated by Mrs. Pauline M. Wilson, 1979.

    U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

    Online Image: 118KB; 740 x 470 pixels

     
    Photo #: NH 90180

    USS A-4
    (Submarine # 5)

    View in the submarine's interior, showing her electrical switchboard and other controls. Taken at Manila, Philippine Islands, circa 1912.

    Collection of Phillip H. Wilson. Donated by Mrs. Pauline M. Wilson, 1979.

    U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

    Online Image: 95KB; 740 x 470 pixels

     

    For other images of this submarine, see:

  • USS Moccasin (Submarine # 5, later renamed A-4), 1903-1922.


    If you want higher resolution reproductions than the digital images presented here, see: "How to Obtain Photographic Reproductions."


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    Page made 19 August 2003
    New image added 9 October 2003