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U.S. Navy Submarines Frequently Asked Questions

Navy Submarines Lost What is unusual about serving on a submarine? A submarine is among the most technologically advanced machines ever built. The combination of computer technology, precision navigation, atmosphere regeneration, sensitive sonar equipment, sound quieting, nuclear power, and precision weapons make for a most unusual environment. Imagine working and living in a 300-foot long, 30-foot wide, three-story building with no windows and surrounded by technology. World's Biggest Submarines Typhoon Class. How a World War II Submarine Works (720p) New investment in Successor submarines - News stories. The Successor submarines, which will carry the UK’s strategic nuclear deterrent, will be the largest and most advanced boats operated by the Navy, and their design and construction will be the most technologically complex in the history of the UK.

New investment in Successor submarines - News stories

Two contracts worth £47 million and £32 million have been awarded to BAE Systems Maritime-Submarines who are leading on the design of the vessels. The investment will allow BAE Systems, who currently have more than a thousand people working on the Successor programme, to begin work on some initial items for the submarines that are due to replace the Vanguard Class from 2028.

It is essential these items, which include structural fittings, electrical equipment, castings and forgings are ordered now to ensure the submarines are able to meet their in-service date. MOD has also released a picture today which shows for the first time how the early designs of Successor are taking shape. Defence Secretary Philip Hammond said: Fate. Submarines. INSIDE LOOK at 21st CENTURY STEALTH SUBMARINE (Full Documentary) HD Quality. World War II Submarine Warfare - rare footage. U Boat War : Documentary on the Submarine Battle of World War 2. USS Sabalo SS-302. USS Pomodon SS-486. USS Clamagrore Walkthru. USS Pomodon (SS-486) USS Pomodon (SS-486), a Tench-class submarine, was the only ship of the United States Navy to be named for the Pomodon (an obsolete synonym for Hemilutjanus) genera of snapper.

USS Pomodon (SS-486)

Her keel was laid down on 29 January 1945 by the Portsmouth Navy Yard in Kittery, Maine. She was launched on 12 June 1945 sponsored by Mrs. Lorena Neff, and commissioned on 11 September 1945 with Commander Melvin H. Dry in command. Departing Portsmouth 6 January 1946, Pomodon slipped through the Cape Cod Canal and set her course for the Panama Canal Zone for further training. Slipping out of the Submarine Base at New London, Pomodon set her course southward again; transited the Panama Canal arriving San Diego, California, on 12 October, and joined Submarine Squadron 3.

At the outbreak of hostilities in Korea in July 1950, Pomodon was deployed to Pearl Harbor. Stricken from the Naval Vessel Register on 1 August 1970, Pomodon was sold on 28 December 1971. Photo gallery at navsource.org. USS Cusk SS-348. USS Kamhhameha SSBN-642. The Hunley: The mystery of the Confederate Civil War submarine. For nearly 14 years, scientists, historians and a genealogist have studied the first submarine to sink an enemy vessel.

The Hunley: The mystery of the Confederate Civil War submarine

The H.L. Hunley did just that 150 years ago, February 17, 1864, during the American Civil War. The 40-foot submarine was brought up amid much fanfare off Charleston, South Carolina, in August 2000. Author Clive Cussler and a team discovered the Hunley five years earlier, buried in the sand more than 100 yards beyond its target, the USS Housatonic. Conservators later this year will begin a new process -- filling the tank that holds the Hunley with chemicals that will strip away what is called "concretion": organic material that has coated the hull and interior.

Visitors to a laboratory and exhibit hall in North Charleston, South Carolina, can gaze down on the Hunley on weekends. The hull is in pretty good shape, despite exposure to sea currents and elements for decades. Lt. One of the personal belongings found inside the Hunley, a watch belonging to Lt.