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USS S-49 (SS-160)

Index USS S-49 (SS-160)

USS S-49 (SS-160) was a fourth-group (S-48) ''S''-class submarine of the United States Navy. [1]

30 relations: American 21 inch torpedo, Baltimore, Battery room, Bridgeport, Connecticut, Ceremonial ship launching, Cleveland, Deck gun, Dry Tortugas, Electric battery, Great Lakes Exposition, Hydrogen, Key West, Lake Torpedo Boat, League Island, London Naval Treaty, Naval Vessel Register, New England, New London, Connecticut, Philadelphia, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, Ship commissioning, Solomons, Maryland, Submarine, Tampa Bay, Torpedo, Torpedo tube, United States Navy, United States S-class submarine, Valentine v. Chrestensen, 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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Baltimore

Baltimore is the largest city in the U.S. state of Maryland, and the 30th-most populous city in the United States.

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Battery room

A battery room is a room in a facility used to house batteries for backup or uninterruptible power systems.

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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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Cleveland

Cleveland is a city in the U.S. state of Ohio, and the county seat of Cuyahoga County.

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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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Dry Tortugas

The Dry Tortugas are a small group of islands, located in the Gulf of Mexico at the end of the Florida Keys, United States, about west of Key West, and west of the Marquesas Keys, the closest islands.

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Electric battery

An electric battery is a device consisting of one or more electrochemical cells with external connections provided to power electrical devices such as flashlights, smartphones, and electric cars.

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Great Lakes Exposition

The Great Lakes Exposition (also known as the World Fair of 1936) was held in Cleveland, Ohio, in the summers of 1936 and 1937, along the Lake Erie shore north of downtown.

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Hydrogen

Hydrogen is a chemical element with symbol H and atomic number 1.

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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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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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London Naval Treaty

The Treaty for the Limitation and Reduction of Naval Armament, commonly known as the London Naval Treaty, was an agreement between the United Kingdom, Japan, France, Italy and the United States, signed on 22 April 1930, which regulated submarine warfare and limited naval shipbuilding.

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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 England

New England is a geographical region comprising six states of the northeastern United States: Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut.

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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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Philadelphia

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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Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Portsmouth is a city in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, in the United States.

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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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Solomons, Maryland

Solomons, also known as Solomons Island, is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Calvert County, Maryland, United States.

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Submarine

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

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Tampa Bay

Tampa Bay is a large natural harbor and shallow estuary connected to the Gulf of Mexico on the west central coast of Florida, comprising Hillsborough Bay, McKay Bay, Old Tampa Bay, Middle Tampa Bay, and Lower Tampa Bay.

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Torpedo

A modern torpedo is a self-propelled weapon with an explosive warhead, launched above or below the water surface, propelled underwater towards a target, and designed to detonate either on contact with its target or in proximity to it.

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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 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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Valentine v. Chrestensen

Valentine v. Chrestensen, 316 U.S. 52 (1942),.

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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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Redirects here:

SS-160, USS S-49.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_S-49_(SS-160)

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