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Saturday, 29 April 2017

Electric Boat Company delivered 5 submarines to US Navy according to the Dutch magazine Marineblad dated 1913-1914 no. 9

An item reported that the Electric Boat Company delivered 5 submarines she built for the US Navy as ordered in 1912. The machinery consisted of 2 stroke Neurenberg diesels. The 24 hours full speed test at the surface was achieved well by the first in the USA built Neurenberg diesel. At that moment were 11 submarines more under construction by this shipyard for the US Navy.