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NH 81525 USS X-1

Midget submersible USS X-1 underway on trials in Long Island Sound, 6 October 1955, built by Fairchild Engine and Airplane Corp. Farmingdale Long Island. First Naval vessel designed and constructed by a U.S. aircraft manufacturer. The 25 ton craft is about 50 feet long and has a crew of one officer and four men.
Title: USS X-1
Caption: Midget submersible USS X-1 underway on trials in Long Island Sound, 6 October 1955, built by Fairchild Engine and Airplane Corp. Farmingdale Long Island. First Naval vessel designed and constructed by a U.S. aircraft manufacturer. The 25 ton craft is about 50 feet long and has a crew of one officer and four men.
Accession #: NH
Catalog #: NH 81525
Copyright Owner: Courtesy of U.S. Naval Institute
Original Date: 1955-10-06
After this Year: 1950
Before this Year: 1959
Original Medium: BW Photo
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