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A-1 I (Submarine Torpedo Boat No. 2)

1903–1921


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Caption: A Group of A-type submarines at the Holland Submarine Co. basin, New Suffolk, Long Island, circa 1903. In the front lie Plunger (Submarine No. 2) (later A-1), Porpoise (Submarine No. 7) (later A-6), and Adder (Submarine No. 3) (later A-2), along the breakwater (background) are Shark (Submarine No. 8) (later A-7) and Moccasin (Submarine No. 5) (later A-4). (NH 45937)

Plunger (Submarine Torpedo Boat No. 2) was renamed A-1 on 17 November 1911.

Published: Mon Jun 25 13:53:45 EDT 2018