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Saturday, 29 April 2017

American submarines stationed at Colon, Panama according to the Dutch magazine Marineblad dated 1913-1914 no. 9

An item reported the arrival at Colon, Panama of 5 submarines of the Octopus design with a displacement of 238 (surfaced)-275 (submerged) tons where the boats were stationed for the defence of the Panama canal. The voyage from Cuba towards Colon over a distance of 700 nautical miles was achieved without problems