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|379k||S-24 (SS-129), S-25 (SS-130) & S-28 (SS-133) at Groton, CT, 4 May 1923.||USN photo # 19-N-10271, from the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), courtesy of Daniel Dunham.|
|341k||Stern view of the S-25 (SS-130) on a temporary wooden platform at Groton, CT, 5 July 1923.||USN photo # 19-N-10273, from the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), courtesy of Daniel Dunham.|
|123k||S-25 (SS-130) is seen on the Marine Railway at the Boston Navy Yard on 22 October 1923.|| Boston Navy Yard photo # 7158, National Park Service,
Boston National Historical Park, cat. no. BOSTS-14143 courtesy of
Stephen P. Carlson,
Charlestown Navy Yard.
|135k||Portside view of the S-25 (SS-130) possibly off New London, CT., during 1923 - 24.||USN photo courtesy of ussubvetsofwwii.org.|
|103k||The Submarine Tender Holland (AS-3) in port, with several S-boats type submarines alongside, circa 1926.
Note the Submarine Division Eleven insignia on the fairwaters of the two inboard subs.
Submarines present are (from inboard to outboard):
S-6 (SS-111) &
|U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph # NH 53436.|
|93k||Savannah (AS-8) at anchor with two submarines moored to her port side, during the 1920s. The outboard submarine is S-25 (SS-130).||USN photo # NH 67870, from U.S. Naval Historical Center, courtesy of Donald M. McPherson, 1969.|
|114k||Savannah (AS-8) at Portland, OR., during the 1920s. Submarines alongside are (from left to right): S-27 (SS-132), S-29 (SS-134) and S-25 (SS-130).||Photo by Peck.
USN photo # NH 71012 from the collections of the US Naval Historical Center.
Photo donated to the US Naval Historical Center by LT. Gustave Freret, USN (Retired), 1970.
|106k||Portside view of the S-25 (SS-130) with crew on deck in moderate seas, during the 1920s.||USN photo courtesy of Darryl L. Baker.|
|900k||I included the original Mare Island Public Works photo (above) which show waterfront paving work at the yard on 25 June 1925 and a cropped view of the S class submarine on the far left of the photo.
"Prison labor" means that the prisoners from Mare Island Naval Brig were doing the work, another story of the yard not often told.
Shipyard journals of the period indicate that the submarine in the foreground is S-33 (SS-138) and she was in overhaul at the yard from 1 September 1924 until 3 October 1925. You will note the temporary access patch over her engine room. The six boats in the background are S-24 (SS-129), S-25 (SS-130), S-26 (SS-131), S-27 (SS-132), & S-28 (SS-133) & S-29 (SS-134), all arrived at the yard on 24 June 1925 along with Savannah (AS-8). It appears the photo was taken from the stern of the Savannah.
|Vallejo Naval & Historical Museum photo courtesy of Darryl L. Baker.|
Photos added 01/01/18.
|731k||All the boats in the image are S-boats.
On the left is the S-9 (SS-114). The next is probably S-24 (SS-129). All of the rest are 20 series boats. The boat in the background IS NOT the S-2 (SS-106). It is a 20 series like the others. The last digit in the boat's name is obscured by the torpedo davit on the boat in the middle.
As for a location, the pier in the background looks like some images I have seen of San Pedro, California. Although the fact that this came from the New York Daily News Archive seems to indicate the Brooklyn Navy Yard or some location in the city.
I can't see the stern of any of the boats. This helps in dating the photo. It appears that the aft skeg of the S-24 is still in place and there are no post S-4 (SS-109) safety modifications so this would indicate that the photo was taken in the mid to late 1920's, but this is only a rough guess.
|Photo & text i.d. courtesy of Dave Johnston (USNR).|
Photo by NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images, courtesy of gettyimages.com.
|106k||Bow on view of the S-25 (SS-130) at fuel dock, probably off Southern California, circa 1926-28.||Photo courtesy of Phil Lucy.|
|81k||Deck gun of the S-25 (SS-130), probably off Southern California, circa 1926-28.||Photo courtesy of Phil Lucy.|
|108k||S-25 (SS-130) and S-26 (SS-131) in dry-dock, circa 1926-28, at Mare Island.
||Photo courtesy of Phil Lucy.|
|163k||Port quarter view looking to aft end of the S-26 (SS-131) & S-25(SS-130), in Mare Island dry dock about 1926-28.||Photo courtesy of Phil Lucy.|
|116k||Torpedo room of the S-25 (SS-130), circa 1926-28.||Photo courtesy of Phil Lucy.|
|190k|| S-25's (SS-130) crew poses between 1932 and 1933.
Among the crew members pictured is the XO of the S-25, Louis Shane Jr., who would subsequently go on to climb the command ladder and rise to the rank of Lieutenant Commander (Commanding Officer) of the Shark (SS-174), the first U.S. sub lost at sea, 11 February 42.
|Photo courtesy of John Shane.|
|431k||Broadside port view of the S-25 (SS-130) in Hawaii, probably circa late 1930's.||USN photo # 19-N-17946, from the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), courtesy of Daniel Dunham. Photographed probably by Tai Sing Loo.|
|902k||The handing over ceremony to rename the ex-American S-class submarine S-25 (SS-130), ORP Jastrzab (ex-HMS P.511).
Lt.Cmdr. Bolesaw Romanowski waits for officials in front of the crew.
|Photo from the book Wielkie dni ma?ej floty (Big day, A small fleet) by Jerzy Pertek, Wydawnictwo Poznaskie, 1976 via Robert Hurst.|
|409k||Location where the Jastrzab, ex-S-25 (SS-130) was mistakenly sunk by the Norwegian destroyer St. Albans and the British minesweeper HMS Seagull in the Norwegian Sea in position 71º30'N, 12º32'E., 5 men died.||Photo courtesy of Google Earth.
Text courtesy of Great Circle Mapper - © Karl L Swartz / uboat.net.
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