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|NR||LATEST LAKE SUBMARINE CRUISER WILL BE A MARVEL OF MECHANICAL INGENUITY AND DESTRUCTIVENESS|
Invention Turned Down by United States Gains Remarkable Victory Over Competitors in Fair Contest in Foreign Waters
|Photo # 3b36330r, LC-USZ62-89963, courtesy of memory.loc.gov.|
Image and text provided by Library of Virginia; Richmond, VA.
Photo from Daily Press. (Newport News, Va.) 1896-current, 08 April 1906, Image 4, via chroniclingamerica.loc.gov.
|52k||The crew of the Defender topside circa early 1900's.||Photo # 3b36332r, LC-USZ62-89965 by Lake Torpedo Boat Company.|
George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress), courtesy of memory.loc.gov.
Photo i.d. courtesy of Ric Hedman & David Johnston
|NR||AIRSHIPS TO FIGHT SUBMARINES|
AERO CLUB OFFICIALS ON BOARD THE LAKE SUBMARINE BOAT
|Image and text provided by University of Hawaii at Manoa; Honolulu, HI.|
Photo from The Hawaiian Star. (Honolulu [Oahu]) 1893-1912, 10 May 1907, SECOND EDITION, Image 1, via chroniclingamerica.loc.gov.
|110k||Submarine Defender as rebuilt with sharply raked bow, and her topsides changed, ready for launch at Lake's Bridgeport base. Above her twin propellers is the shutter of a stern torpedo tube. Lake's characteristic pair of amidships planes have been folded up (they are forward and abaft the big conning tower).||Photo Submarine Force Museum and Library & submitted by Robert Hurst.
Text courtesy of U.S. Submarines Through 1945, An Illustrated Design History by Norman Friedman. Naval Institute Press.
|109k||Submarine Defender, circa 1907 at Newport News, VA. She was launched on 27 February 1907.|| Text info courtesy of Darryl L. Baker.
Photo courtesy of James Price, former STS, 81-84 617B.
|390k||The experimental submarine Defender built in 1907 by Simon Lake, and refitted as a salvage craft, on the ways before launching at Bridgeport, Connecticut, 1 January 1929. It was taken to New London, Connecticut, to undergo tests of safety and rescue devices with the salvaged submarine (S-4) (SS-109). The new escape hatch, slightly open, can be seen in the bow, directly beneath the eye bolt.||Source: Naval History and Heritage Command, Photo No. NH 69034 via Mike Green.|
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