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  • S Class Subs

    This was one of the S class boats built in Bridgeport CT. by Simon Lake's company(The Lake Torpedo Boat Co.)-it's the S-51 off Block Island and was subsequently lost in approximately the same area .
    The Story of the sinking:

    http://varnumcontinentals.org/2020/0...-block-island/

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    Last edited by Bob Gato; 10-19-2020, 09:50 AM.

  • #2
    Enjoyed reading the article and learning about S-51. Thanks for sharing this.

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    • #3
      Interesting story, having spent many nights in low visibility ships I was always hyper cautious when other ships got anywhere near me. Better to be safe than dead!

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