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|181k||Starboard view of the O-13 (SS-74) in 1918 with crew in dress whites lined up on deck, probably a Tiger Cruise or something like it. Sub School? There are close to 60 men on deck, way above crew size.|
Prior to her commissioning, O-13 rammed and sank Mary Alice, a section patrol boat accompanying the recently completed submarine during her submerged trials in Long Island Sound, 5 October 1918. O-13 struck and holed the patrol ship amidships; although Mary Alice sank with minutes, O-13 rescued her crew.
It is highly unlikely that the sailors on board the deck of O-13 in this photo are from the Mary Alice, but it gives you an idea of how 60 plus men fit on her small deck.
|Text courtesy of DANFS & Ric Hedman. USN photo courtesy of ussubvetsofwwii.org.|
|235k||O-13 (SS-74) & O-14 (SS-75) in Panama Canal, either 1920 when they arrived in CZ, or 1923 on their way back to the Atlantic.||Photo courtesy of CDR John Joseph Hughes' collection via David Wright.|
Photo added 01/21/18.
|421k||Three O boats docked from left to right in the 1920's. O-15 (SS-76) might be on the left, the middle boat is O-13 (SS-74), & O-16 (SS-77)||Photo i.d. courtesy of Dave Johnston (USNR).
Photo courtesy Tommy Trampp.
|238k||From inboard to outboard: O-11 (SS-72), O-13 (SS-74), O-14 (SS-75), O-15 (SS-76), O-16 (SS-77) and O-12 (SS-73), at the Washington D.C. Navy Yard, circa 1918-24. ||USN photo # 80-G-1024950, from the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), courtesy of Daniel Dunham.|
|60k||Charles B. Momsen, USN. Following submarine training at the Naval Submarine Base, New London, Connecticut, he reported in January 1922 as Executive Officer of the submarine O-13 (SS-74), based at Coco Solo in the Panama Canal Zone. |
He appears here as a Lieutenant Commander in a Photograph taken 1 September 1934.
|Text courtesy of history.navy.mil.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph NH 47733, Collection of Vice Admiral Charles A. Lockwood, 1967.
|81k||O boats possibly in Phila. PA circa 1924: |
From inboard to outboard: unidentified O boat, [probably O-13 (SS-74) or O-15 (SS-76)] O-11 (SS-72), O-12 (SS-73), O-16 (SS-77) & O-14 (SS-75).
|USN photo submitted by Charles Worcester.|
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