US Submarines 1900–35 cover
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This book introduces the reader to the early years of US submarine development and operation during the first third of the 20th century. It was in this period of growth and change that the submarine moved from a small vessel of limited range and tactical strength to a far ranging force. It also covers the little-told story of the United State's submarine force during World War I, and the lessons they learned that would be passed on to future generations of submariners.

Table of Contents

The Development of Early Submarines
The submarines get bigger: The D, E, and F classes
Submarines go to war: The K, L, and O classes
Postwar thinking and planning

Operation and Equipment Development
Engines and Batteries
Sensors and Communication

Lessons Learned
World War I ASW patrols
The Loss of the USS S-5 and the S-4

Conclusion: The Next Steps
Toward the Fleet Submarine of WWII and after

Product details

Published Apr 19 2011
Format Paperback
Edition 1st
Extent 48
ISBN 9781849081856
Imprint Osprey Publishing
Dimensions 10 x 7 inches
Series New Vanguard
Short code NVG 175
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

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