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|105k||Submarine History Profiles: |
First true submarine: Holland (SS-01) in 1900.
First U.S. Diesel submarine: E-1 (SS-24) in 1911.
First Fleet boat: V-1 (SS-163) in 1922.
First GUPPY: Odax (SS-484) in 1947.
First nuclear powered submarine: Nautilus (SSN-571) in 1954.
First submarine to completely circumnavigate the earth submerged: Triton (SSRN-586) in 1959.
Latest generation of U.S. ballistic submarines: Ohio (SSBN-726), in 1980.
|USN photo courtesy of Robert Hall. Photo i.d. courtesy of Dave Johnston.|
|185k||The Odax (SS-484) slides down the launching ways at Electric Boat, 10 April 1945.||Photo courtesy of Arnold M. Tapling via Gary Parker.|
|25k||Commemorative postal cover marking the Odax (SS-484) launching at Portsmouth Navy Yard, Portsmouth, Kittery, ME., 10 April 1945.||Courtesy of petloveshack.com.|
|688k||The crew of the Conger (SS-477) aboard for Navy Day, 1945. The Odax (SS-484) is moored alongside.||Photo courtesy of Jamie Stott.|
|282k||The Odax (SS-484) underway 12 March 50 after her GUPPY conversion. Note the very small "sail" structure; only a single periscope was retained and no suitable snorkel was available when she was converted.||USN photo # USN 447512 courtesy of Scott Koen & ussnewyork.com.
Photo added 01/15/12.
|16k||Odax (SS-484) surfaced and underway with the initial Guppy I configuration, without a snorkel, circa 1947-51, place unknown.||Photo courtesy of George M. Arnold, text courtesy of David Johnston, USNR.|
|60k||Odax (SS-484) underway with the initial Guppy I configuration, without a snorkel, circa 1947-51, place unknown.||Photo courtesy of submarinesailor.com, text courtesy of David Johnston, USNR.|
|77k||Odax (SS-484) cuts a wide swath through the sea, with the initial Guppy I configuration, without a snorkel, circa 1947-51.||Photo courtesy of All Hands Magazine, October 1951, submitted by Stan Svec, text courtesy of David Johnston, USNR.|
|261k||Does Santa slide down periscope shears?
The crews of the Threadfin (SS-410) & Odax (SS-484) wait to find out; Xmas 1959 in Charleston, S.C.
|Photo courtesy of John Hummel.|
Photo i.d. courtesy of Steven Reith.
|210k||Odax (SS-484) loading mines with painted rings around them: the torpedoman should know what he is reaching for.||Photo courtesy of John Hummel.|
|51k||Howard W. Gilmore (AS-16) with Amberjack (SS-522) and Odax (SS-484) along side, December 1966, Charleston, SC. The photo was taken from the cruiser destroyer pier looking north.||Courtesy of Richard Leonhardt.|
|37k||Odax (SS-484) as a Guppy II with a North Atlantic sail, circa 1964, place unknown.||Photo courtesy of George M. Arnold, text courtesy of David Johnston, USNR.|
|54k||Model of the Odax (SS-484) as a Guppy II with a North Atlantic sail, circa 1964.||Photo courtesy of coldwarsubmarines.com.|
|182k||Odax (SS-484) underway in Key West, Florida, in 1964.||Courtesy of Charlie Chace.|
|36k||LCDR. Joseph Collins Smith was the commanding officer of the Odax (SS-484) from 1966 to 1968.||Photo courtesy of the James Melville Gilliss Library via Bill Gonyo.|
|125k||Forward engine room, fresh water still to left of water tight door.||Photo courtesy of John Hummel.|
|54k||Odax (SS-484) in ARD June, 1968.||Courtesy of submarinesailor.com.|
|25k||Odax (SS-484) surfacing in front of the McDonnell (DE-1043) on 4 July 1970. Photo taken from the flight deck of the Wasp (CVA-18).||Courtesy of imt.net.|
|57k||The Odax (SS-484) in drydock, 1971.||Photo courtesy of Gary Parker.|
|53k||The Odax's (SS-484) bell.||Photo courtesy of Gary Parker.|
|70k||The Odax (SS-484) moored at Guantanamo, Cuba in 1971.||Photo courtesy of Gary Parker.|
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|90k||The ex-Odax (SS-484) as the Rio De Janeiro (S-13) at her name sake.||Brazilian Navy photo by SRPM, courtesy of naval.com.br.|
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