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USS R-25 (SS-102)

Index USS R-25 (SS-102)

USS R-25 (SS-102) was an R-class coastal and harbor defense submarine built for the United States Navy during World War I. [1]

29 relations: American 21 inch torpedo, Balboa, Panama, Beam (nautical), Bridgeport, Connecticut, Ceremonial ship launching, Charles A. Lockwood, Coco Solo, Connecticut, Deck gun, Diesel engine, Displacement (ship), Draft (hull), Drive shaft, Electric motor, Hull classification symbol, Keel laying, Lake Torpedo Boat, League Island, Length overall, Naval Vessel Register, Panama Canal Zone, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Ship commissioning, Torpedo tube, United States Navy, United States R-class submarine, 3"/23 caliber gun, 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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Beam (nautical)

The beam of a ship is its width at the widest point as measured at the ship's nominal waterline.

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Bridgeport, Connecticut

Bridgeport is a historic seaport city in the U.S. state of Connecticut.

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Ceremonial ship launching

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

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Charles A. Lockwood

Charles Andrews Lockwood (May 6, 1890 – June 7, 1967) was a vice-admiral and flag officer of the United States Navy.

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Coco Solo

Coco Solo was a United States Navy submarine base and naval air station, active from 1918 to the 1960s.

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Connecticut is the southernmost state in the New England region of the northeastern United States.

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Deck gun

A deck gun is a type of naval artillery mounted on the deck of a submarine.

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Diesel engine

The diesel engine (also known as a compression-ignition or CI engine), named after Rudolf Diesel, is an internal combustion engine in which ignition of the fuel which is injected into the combustion chamber is caused by the elevated temperature of the air in the cylinder due to mechanical compression (adiabatic compression).

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Displacement (ship)

The displacement or displacement tonnage of a ship is its weight, expressed in long tons of water its hull displaces.

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Draft (hull)

The draft or draught of a ship's hull is the vertical distance between the waterline and the bottom of the hull (keel), with the thickness of the hull included; in the case of not being included the draft outline would be obtained.

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Drive shaft

A drive shaft, driveshaft, driving shaft, propeller shaft (prop shaft), or Cardan shaft is a mechanical component for transmitting torque and rotation, usually used to connect other components of a drive train that cannot be connected directly because of distance or the need to allow for relative movement between them.

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Electric motor

An electric motor is an electrical machine that converts electrical energy into mechanical energy.

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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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Keel laying

Laying the keel or laying down is the formal recognition of the start of a ship's construction.

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Lake Torpedo Boat

The Lake Torpedo Boat Company of Bridgeport, Connecticut was an early builder of submarines for the United States Navy in the early 20th Century.

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League Island

League Island was an island in the Delaware River, part of the city of Philadelphia, just upstream from the mouth of the Schuylkill River, which was the site of the Philadelphia shipyard, which eventually became the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard, now known as The Navy Yard.

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Length overall

Length overall (LOA, o/a, o.a. or oa) is the maximum length of a vessel's hull measured parallel to the waterline.

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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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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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Pennsylvania (Pennsylvania German: Pennsylvaani or Pennsilfaani), officially the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, is a state located in the northeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States.

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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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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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Torpedo tube

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

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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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3"/23 caliber gun

The 3"/23 caliber gun (spoken "three-inch-twenty-three-caliber") was the standard anti-aircraft gun for United States destroyers through World War I and the 1920s.

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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-25_(SS-102)

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