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|127k||The O-2's (SS-63) keel laying on 27 July 1917 draws a large crowd to the Bremerton Navy Yard, including the Navy band, left foreground behind the keel plating.||U.S. Navy photo & text courtesy of Beneath the Surface: World War I Submarines Built in Seattle and Vancouver by Bill Lightfoot. Photo courtesy of Larry (Jake) Jacobsen.|
|380k||O-2 (SS-63) slides down the launching ways at Puget Sound Navy Yard, Bremerton, WA., 24 May 1918.||U.S. Navy photo courtesy of ussubvetsofworldwarii.org.|
|77k||O-2 (SS-63) in drydock at the Boston Navy Yard, Charlestown, Massachusetts, circa 1919.||U.S. Navy photo # NH 102783, courtesy of USNHC. Collection of Christopher H.W. Lloyd. Donated by Virginia Agostini, 1990.|
|79k||O-2 (SS-63) & O-15 (SS-76), alongside Rainbow (AS-7), circa 1919. An 18-inch torpedo is being lowered down O-15's forward hatch. Note the retracted 3"/23 gun just forward of O-2's fairwater, and the "SC-Tube" hydrophone on O-15's foredeck.||U.S. Navy photo # NH 44545, courtesy of USNHC.|
|58k||Jason (AC-12) at Coco Solo, Panama Canal Zone, circa 1924.
Several submarines are in the foreground, including (from left to right):|
R-26 (SS-103) -- probably--; and
|U.S. Navy photo # NH 102780, courtesy of USNHC. Courtesy of Chief Boatswain's Mate George Behrens, USN (Retired), 1974.|
|108k||Starboard diesel engine, prior to installation in the O-2 (SS-63), circa 1917-1918. This is presumably a 6 cylinder, 440 BHP, New London Ship and Engine Company (NELSECO) 6-EB-14 type engine.||U.S. Navy photo # NH 44544, courtesy of USNHC.|
|98k||Lt. Frederick Carl Sherman served as commanding officer of submarines H-2 (SS-29) and O-2 (SS-63) during World War I.||Photo # 19471v courtesy of the Library of Congress via Bill Gonyo.
||Submarine Division 8,Commander Guy E. Davis commanding.
Nine of the Division's ten O-boats at the Boston Navy Yard, Charlestown, Massachusetts, 16 August 1921. Panoramic photograph by Crosby, "Naval Photographer", 11 Portland Street, Boston.
Submarines in the front row are (from left to right): O-3 (SS-64), O-6 (SS-67), O-9 (SS-70) and O-1 (SS-62). Those in the second row are (from left to right): O-7 (SS-68), unidentified (either O-2 or O-8), O-5 (SS-66), O-10(SS-71) and O-4 (SS-65). Large four-stacked ship in the left center distance is the U.S. Army Transport Mount Vernon.
||U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph # NH 103193.
||63k|| Orion (AC-11) or Jason (AC-12)
at a Caribbean area base, probably the Coco Solo Submarine Base, Panama Canal Zone, circa the mid-1920s.
O-2 (SS-63) is at right.
||U.S. Navy photo NH 100770 courtesy of USNHC. Courtesy of Paul H. Silverstone, 1986.
||173k||The flood gates open for V-4 (SF-7) in dry dock during undocking, 29 March 1928 at Portsmouth Navy Yard. Note how she dwarfs the smaller O-2 (SS-63). ||Photo from Conway's All The World's Fighting Ships, 1947-1995, and submitted courtesy of Robert Hurst. ||67k
||These O type and S type submarines which were used during the World War have since been decommissioned and are now laid up in the Phila. Navy Yard. The peaceful surroundings are quite a contrast to those of their active war days. They are pictured here on 17 July 1936.
The S-10 (SS-115) was decommissioned on the day this photo was taken at Philadelphia Navy Yard, Philadelphia, PA. and laid up in the Reserve Fleet.
Pictured also are any of the following boats that were at the PNY during this time.
The O boats:O-1 (SS-62), O-2 (SS-63), O-3 (SS-64), O-6 (SS-67), O-7 (SS-68), O-8 (SS-69), O-9 (SS-70),O-10 (SS-71).
The S boats: S-6 (SS-111), S-7 (SS-112),S-8 (SS-113), S-9 (SS-114),S-11 (SS-116), S-12 (SS-117),S-13 (SS-118), S-14 (SS-119),S-15 (SS-120),S-16 (SS-121),S-17 (SS-122) & S-48 (SS-159).
|Photo & text courtesy of A.P. Wire courtesy of philly.com.
||243k||O-2 (SS-63), diving, during training operations possibly out of New London, Connecticut, 26 November 1943. ||US Navy photo courtesy of Scott Koen & ussnewyork.com.
||60k||O-2 (SS-63), diving, during training operations out of New London, Connecticut, 26 November 1943. ||US Navy photo # 80-G-13029, from the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), courtesy of Daniel Dunham.
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