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The fleet submarine in the U.S. Navy

a design and construction history

by John Doughty Alden

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Published by Naval Institute Press in Annapolis, Md .
Written in English

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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States. Navy -- Submarine forces -- History,
    • Submarines (Ships) -- United States -- History

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby John D. Alden.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsV858 .A74 1985
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2866337M
      ISBN 100870211870
      LC Control Number84029613

        As the U.S. Navy's largest forward-deployed fleet, 7th Fleet operates roughly ships and submarines and aircraft with approximat Sailors. EMAIL. Imperial Japanese Navy submarines originated with the purchase of five Holland type submarines from the United States in Japanese submarine forces progressively built up strength and expertise, becoming by the beginning of World War II one of the world's most varied and powerful submarine fleets.


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(Author) out of 5 stars 12 ratings See all 4 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions/5(12). Originally published by the U.S. Navy in"The Fleet Type Submarine" uses the USS Perch SS to explain operating principles, technologies, and systems.

It contains numerous diagrams and photos and offers definitions of components and terminology. It provides descriptions of various systems such as ballast tanks, trim, ventilation and steering/5(22). John Alden traces the development of American submarines from the awkward failures of the T- and V-1 class fleet boats in the 20s, through the predecessors of the famous WWII Gato and Balao classes, to the large number of postwar modifications including the GUPPYs, /5.

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