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|910k||UNCLE SAM'S NEW PLUNGER.|
The K-2 (SS-33) Launched When Youthful Sponsor Smashes Bottle.
|Image and text provided by West Virginia University.
Photo & text by The Daily Telegram. (Clarksburg, W. Va.) 1901-1926, 12 December 1913, Image 9, via chroniclingamerica.loc.gov.
|63k||Starboard view of the K-2 (SS-33) underway with crew on deck, date and location unknown.||USN photo # CR-7081, from the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), courtesy of Daniel Dunham.|
|155k||K-2 (SS-33) in 1915.||Harris & Ewing Collection photo # LC-H261-5735-A, courtesy of Tom Kermen.
Photo fix courtesy of Jim Kelling.
|378k||Submarines K-1 (SS-32) & K-2 (SS-33) dockside during the mid teens.||Photo courtesy of Matthew Doolittle via Fred Willshaw.|
|1.20k||October 1915. USN subs K-1 (SS-32), K-2 (SS-33), K-6 (SS-37) & K-5 (SS-36) prior to going to Europe after the US entered WW I. The Florida (BB-30) is seen at rear. |
Notice that the K-5 is being repainted OUT of dazzle before deployment.
|Photo by Enrique Muller Jr.|
Photo i.d. courtesy of Aryeh Wetherhorn & Ric Hedman.
National Archives Identifier: 45510310
Local Identifier: 165-WW-322D-25.
Photo courtesy of catalog.archives.gov
|1.0k||Submarines K-1 (SS-32), K-2 (SS-33), K-5 (SS-36) & K-6 (SS-37) at 135th street and the North River.
K-5 getting into place is shown in the lower picture.
|Photo i.d. courtesy of Ric Hedman.|
Image and text provided by Library of Congress, Washington, DC.
Photo from the New-York Tribune. New-York Tribune. (New York [N.Y.]) 1866-1924, 07 May 1915, Image 6, courtesy of chroniclingamerica.loc.gov.
|472k||Submarines K-1 (SS-32), K-2 (SS-33), K-5 (SS-36) at Tampa, Florida. The boats still have their pre-WW I canvas bridge covers. All three went to the Azores in October 1917 so would have had the chariot bridge conversion there. This is a pre-WW I photo circa 1915/16.||Photo courtesy of John Hayward.
Text i.d. courtesy of David Johnston (USNR) & Ric Hedman.
|100k||Portside view of the K-2 (SS-33) off Pensacola, Florida on 12 April, 1916, underway with "zebra" camoflouge.||US National Archive photo # 80-G-451709, courtesy of ussubvetsofwwii.org.
Photo fix courtesy of Jim Kelling.
|1.74k||Preparation by the Navy to Take Its Part in the War
"American submarines of the K-class fitted out with machinery & equipment of the latest type to be used in case of hostile descent on our coast".
Pictured in no particular order are probably the K-1 (SS-32), K-2 (SS-33), K-5 (SS-36), and K-6 (SS-37) alongside the tender Bushnell (AS-2), Ponta Delgada, Azores, circa 1918.
Photo dates from at least 17 February 1917 as is evidenced from this PDF.
|Photo by Central News, courtesy of memory.loc.gov. |
Partial text from "The War of the Nations" (New York), pg 362, 31 December 1919.
Insert PDF Image and text provided by Penn State University Libraries; University Park, PA.
Photo from the The Patriot. (Indiana, Pa.) 1914-1955, 17 February 1917, Image 4, courtesy of chroniclingamerica.loc.gov.
|397k||K-1 (SS-32), K-6 (SS-37) & K-2 (SS-33) at the Naval National, C 1917.||Photo # MM00042730x from the Wright Langley Collection in the Florida Keys Public Library via flickr.com courtesy of Robert Hurst.|
|71k||K-2 (SS-33) and other U.S. Navy ships in port, circa 1917-1918. The ship at left appears to be Artemis (SP-593) [renamed Arcturus in February 1918]. That in the center is a tug. They appear to be testing fire hoses. The location may be the Azores, or a southern European port. The original image is printed on post card ("AZO") stock.||U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph # NH 106267. Donation of Charles R. Haberlein Jr., 2008.|
|98k||K-2 (SS-33) in dry dock at Lisbon, Portugal, 1918.||U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph # NH 55005.|
|82k||United States Legation visiting the submarine, at Lisbon, Portugal, during the summer of 1918. View looks forward from the fairwater, with diving planes deployed at K-2's (SS-33) bow.||U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph # NH 55006.|
|70k||United States Legation visiting the K-2 (SS-33), at Lisbon, Portugal, during the summer of 1918. View looks forward from the fairwater.||U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph # NH 55007.|
|622k||Just back from the war, K-1 (SS-32), K-2 (SS-33), K-5 (SS-36) & K-6 (SS-37) attract a crowd in the North River, NYC, November 1918. (The info on the photo says Nov. 1917, but DANFS says all of them were in the Azores from 12 October 1917 till November 1918.||National Archives Identifier: 45513781|
Local Identifier: 165-WW-338B-044
Photo courtesy of catalog.archives.gov
|27k||Circa post 1920 photo of the K-2 (SS-33), T-1(SS-52) & T-3 (SS-61). In the foreground is another unidentified K-boat (SS-32 / 39). The T-1 has a canvas covering over her deck gun. Note differences in the construction of the T-1 & T-3 conning tower fairwaters.||USN photo text courtesy of Ric Hedman.|
|309k||From left to right:K-3 (SS-34), K-2 (SS-33), & two other K class boats.||USN photo courtesy of STSCS(SS) Robert Carlin.|
|378k||Unidentified K-boat in New York City Harbor; K-1 (SS-32), K-2 (SS-33), K-5 (SS-36), or K-6 (SS-37) sails along in this undated postcard photo.||Photo by Underwood & Underwood courtesy of Arnold A. Putnam via Gary Priolo.|
|117k||K-boats in harbor with a four funnel destroyer in the background;
K-1 (SS-32), K-2 (SS-33), K-6 (SS-37), K-4 (SS-35), K-7 (SS-38), K-3 (SS-34), K-5 (SS-36) & K-8 (SS-39) appear in this undated photo. K-5 is being repainted.
|Text i.d. courtesy of Ric Hedman.
Photo courtesy of Rick Larson (of blessed memory) via the unique hand of Ric Hedman.
|843k||One of the mother ships of Uncle Sam's navy the Camden (AS-6), and her nine undersea kittens, a formidable fotilla of Yankee submarines that have been a source of great interest the last two weeks to visitors to the Atlantic Fleet at anchor in the Hudson. The Camden and her family have been at anchor off the Seventies. Above. How the K-5 (SS-36) looks when traveling at full speed on the surface.||Image and text provided by Library of Congress, Washington, DC.
Photo from the New-York Tribune. (New York [N.Y.]) 1866-1924, 16 May 1920, Image 59, courtesy of chroniclingamerica.loc.gov.
|1.00k||RETIRED ADMIRAL COURT MARTIALED FOR K-BOAT WORK
Admiral William Little Charged With Neglect as Inspector of Construction of K-2 (SS-33)
|IImage and text provided by University of Hawaii at Manoa; Honolulu, HI. |
Photo from the Honolulu Star-Bulletin. (Honolulu [Oahu, Hawaii) 1912-current, 15 October 1915, 3:30 Edition, Image 1, courtesy of chroniclingamerica.loc.gov.
|831k||US SUBMARINE K-2 (SS-33).||Photo from the files of the Vallejo Naval and Historical Museum courtesy of Darryl L. Baker, possibly by Enrique Muller from the “Harper's Pictorial Library of the World War Vol. XI”, Children's Book of War.|
|696k||There are fewer busier places in Philadelphia than the large drydock at the Philadelphia Navy Yard, where repairs are being made on eleven of Uncle Sam's submarine craft.
Among the boats visible is the K-1 (SS-32), which appears in the front left corner, and K-5 (SS-36), behind her. The remainder of the K-boats are likely here as well.
|Image and text provided by Penn State University Libraries; University Park, PA.
Photo from the Evening Public Ledger. (Philadelphia [Pa.]) 1914-1942, 14 October 1920, NIGHT EXTRA, Image 26, courtesy of chroniclingamerica.loc.gov
|146k||Busy unknown and undated dockyard scene. From left to right: K-8 (SS-39), K-2 (SS-33), unknown K class boat, K-3 (SS-34) & K-1 (SS-32).||USN photo courtesy of STSCS(SS) Robert Carlin.|
|412k||Submarine being overhauled, Philadelphia Navy Yard drydock, 19 March 1929.
The boats might be K-boats, with one Lake design N-class.
|Photo i.d. courtesy of Dave Johnston (USNR) & Ric Hedman.
Photo 08_06_006682 courtesy of the Boston Public Library, Leslie Jones Collection via Sean Hert & flickr.com.
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