1925 – Cold Shivers Run Down The Spines From the Undersea Monsters

1925 Cold Shivers Run Down The Spines From the Undersea Monsters The year did not start out well for the United States submarine services. Two incidents in January were reminders that the role of submariner remained a dangerous job. January 13. The S-19 boat grounded during a storm. In the early hours of 13 January […]

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1921 – The Violation of All Humane Rules and International Laws Relating to the Conduct of Warfare

1921 – Peace was in the air. Sort of. By 1921, the last war was being dissected and reinterpreted by every one of the powers that claimed victory. Of particular interest was the effect submarines had had on the ultimate outcome. While many in the navy department in the United States were still urging a […]

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1918 – Born in the shops of the devil, Designed by the brains of a fiend; Filled with acid and crude oil, And christened “A Submarine.”

The small American submarine force was being sent to Europe to aid in the fight against the German U boat menace. Before the war, submarines were still viewed as a novelty.   Germany changed this perception.  During the war, the U.S. Navy had 72 submarines in service.  The Secretary of the Navy, Josephus Daniels granted a […]

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