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USS R-15 (SS-92)

Index USS R-15 (SS-92)

USS R-15 (SS-92) was an ''R''-class coastal and harbor defense submarine of the United States Navy. [1]

34 relations: American 21 inch torpedo, Balboa, Panama, Bermuda, Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corporation, California, Caribbean Sea, Ceremonial ship launching, Diesel–electric transmission, Guantanamo Bay Naval Base, Hawaii, Hull classification symbol, Key West, Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Miami, Naval Vessel Register, New London, Connecticut, Panama Canal Zone, Pearl Harbor, Philadelphia, San Diego, San Francisco, San Pedro, Los Angeles, Ship commissioning, Submarine, Thames River (Connecticut), Torpedo tube, Trinidad, Union Iron Works, United States, United States Navy, United States R-class submarine, Virgin Islands, World War II, 3"/50 caliber gun.

American 21 inch torpedo

There have been a number of 21 inch torpedoes in service with the United States.

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Balboa, Panama

Balboa is a district of Panama City, located at the Pacific entrance to the Panama Canal.

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Bermuda is a British Overseas Territory in the North Atlantic Ocean.

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Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corporation

Bethlehem Steel Corporation Shipbuilding Division was created in 1905 when the Bethlehem Steel Corporation of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, acquired the San Francisco shipyard Union Iron Works.

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California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States.

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Caribbean Sea

The Caribbean Sea (Mar Caribe; Mer des Caraïbes; Caraïbische Zee) is a sea of the Atlantic Ocean in the tropics of the Western Hemisphere.

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Ceremonial ship launching

Ceremonial ship launching is the process of transferring a vessel to the water.

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Diesel–electric transmission

A diesel–electric transmission, or diesel–electric powertrain, is used by a number of vehicle and ship types for providing locomotion.

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Guantanamo Bay Naval Base

Guantanamo Bay Naval Base (Base Naval de la Bahía de Guantánamo), officially known as Naval Station Guantanamo Bay or NSGB (also called GTMO because of the abbreviation of Guantanamo or Gitmo because of the common pronunciation of this word by the U.S. military), is a United States military base located on 120 square kilometres (45 sq mi) of land and water at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, which the U.S. leased for use as a coaling station and naval base in 1903 for $2,000 in gold per year until 1934, when the payment was set to match the value in gold in dollars; in 1974, the yearly lease was set to $4,085.

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Hawaii (Hawaii) is the 50th and most recent state to have joined the United States, having received statehood on August 21, 1959.

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Hull classification symbol

The United States Navy, United States Coast Guard, and United States National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) use a hull classification symbol (sometimes called hull code or hull number) to identify their ships by type and by individual ship within a type.

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Key West

Key West (Cayo Hueso) is an island and city in the Straits of Florida on the North American continent, at the southwesternmost end of the roadway through the Florida Keys in the state of Florida, United States.

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Mare Island Naval Shipyard

The Mare Island Naval Shipyard (MINSY) was the first United States Navy base established on the Pacific Ocean.

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Miami is a major port city on the Atlantic coast of south Florida in the southeastern United States.

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Naval Vessel Register

The Naval Vessel Register (NVR) is the official inventory of ships and service craft in custody of or titled by the United States Navy.

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New London, Connecticut

New London is a seaport city and a port of entry on the northeast coast of the United States.

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Panama Canal Zone

The Panama Canal Zone (Zona del Canal de Panamá) was an unincorporated territory of the United States from 1903 to 1979, centered on the Panama Canal and surrounded by the Republic of Panama.

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Pearl Harbor

Pearl Harbor is a lagoon harbor on the island of Oahu, Hawaii, west of Honolulu.

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Philadelphia is the largest city in the U.S. state and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and the sixth-most populous U.S. city, with a 2017 census-estimated population of 1,580,863.

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San Diego

San Diego (Spanish for 'Saint Didacus') is a major city in California, United States.

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San Francisco

San Francisco (initials SF;, Spanish for 'Saint Francis'), officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California.

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San Pedro, Los Angeles

San Pedro is a community within the city of Los Angeles, California.

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Ship commissioning

Ship commissioning is the act or ceremony of placing a ship in active service, and may be regarded as a particular application of the general concepts and practices of project commissioning.

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A submarine (or simply sub) is a watercraft capable of independent operation underwater.

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Thames River (Connecticut)

The Thames River is a short river and tidal estuary in the state of Connecticut.

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Torpedo tube

A torpedo tube is a cylinder shaped device for launching torpedoes.

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Trinidad is the larger and more populous of the two major islands of Trinidad and Tobago.

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Union Iron Works

Union Iron Works, located in San Francisco, California, on the southeast waterfront, was a central business within the large industrial zone of Potrero Point, for four decades at the end of the nineteenth and beginning of the twentieth centuries.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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United States Navy

The United States Navy (USN) is the naval warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the seven uniformed services of the United States.

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United States R-class submarine

The R-class submarines were a class of United States Navy submarines active from 1918 until 1945.

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Virgin Islands

The Virgin Islands are the western island group of the Leeward Islands, which are the northern part of the Lesser Antilles, and form the border between the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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3"/50 caliber gun

The 3″/50 caliber gun (spoken "three-inch fifty-caliber") in United States naval gun terminology indicates the gun fired a projectile in diameter, and the barrel was 50 calibers long (barrel length is 3 in × 50.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_R-15_(SS-92)

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