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USS S-26 (SS-131)

Index USS S-26 (SS-131)

USS S-26 (SS-131) was an ''S''-class submarine of the United States Navy. [1]

27 relations: American 21 inch torpedo, Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corporation, California, Ceremonial ship launching, Coco Solo, Deck gun, Executive officer, Fore River Shipyard, Gulf of Panama, Hawaii, Lieutenant, Mare Island, New London, Connecticut, Panama Canal, Pearl Harbor, Quincy, Massachusetts, Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, San Diego, San Pedro, Los Angeles, Ship commissioning, Submarine, Torpedo tube, Trinidad, United States Navy, United States S-class submarine, Washington, D.C., 4"/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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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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Ceremonial ship launching

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

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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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Deck gun

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

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Executive officer

An executive officer (XO) is generally a person responsible for running an organization, although the exact nature of the role varies depending on the organization.

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Fore River Shipyard

Fore River Shipyard was a shipyard owned by General Dynamics Corporation located on Weymouth Fore River in Braintree and Quincy, Massachusetts.

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Gulf of Panama

The Gulf of Panama (Golfo de Panamá) is a gulf in the Pacific Ocean, near the southern coast of Panama.

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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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A lieutenant (abbreviated Lt, LT, Lieut and similar) is a junior commissioned officer in the armed forces, fire services, police and other organizations of many nations.

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Mare Island

Mare Island is a peninsula in the United States in the city of Vallejo, California, about northeast of San Francisco.

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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

The Panama Canal (Canal de Panamá) is an artificial waterway in Panama that connects the Atlantic Ocean with the Pacific Ocean.

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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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Quincy, Massachusetts

Quincy is the largest city in Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States.

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Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands

Saint Thomas (Santo Tomás; Sint-Thomas; Sankt Thomas) is one of the Virgin Islands in the Caribbean Sea and, together with Saint John, Water Island and Saint Croix, form a county and constituent district of the United States Virgin Islands (USVI), an unincorporated territory of the United States.

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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 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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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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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 S-class submarine

The United States' S-class submarines, often simply called S-boats (sometimes "Sugar" boats, after the then contemporary Navy phonetic alphabet for "S"), were the first class of submarines with a significant number built to United States Navy designs.

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Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as Washington or D.C., is the capital of the United States of America.

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4"/50 caliber gun

The 4"/50 caliber gun (spoken "four-inch-fifty-caliber") was the standard low-angle, quick-firing gun for United States, first appearing on the monitor and then used on "Flush Deck" destroyers through World War I and the 1920s.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_S-26_(SS-131)

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