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The United States' entry into World War I came in April 1917, after two and a half years of efforts by President Woodrow Wilson to keep the United States neutral during World War I. Americans had no idea that war was imminent in Europe in the summer of 1914, and tens of thousands of tourists were caught by surprise.
The armistice between the Allies and Germany – known as the Armistice of Compiègne after the location in which it was signed – was the agreement that ended the fighting in western Europe that comprised the First World War.
The Azores (Açores), officially the Autonomous Region of the Azores (Região Autónoma dos Açores), is one of the two autonomous regions of Portugal, composed of nine volcanic islands situated in the North Atlantic Ocean about west of continental Portugal, about northwest of Madeira, about southeast of Newfoundland, and about northeast of Brazil.
An electric battery is a device consisting of two or more electrochemical cells that convert stored chemical energy into electrical energy.
Bremerton is a city in Kitsap County, Washington, United States.
Bridgeport is the most populous city in the state of Connecticut.
The United States Navy Yard, also known as the Brooklyn Navy Yard and the New York Naval Shipyard (NYNSY), is a shipyard located in Brooklyn, New York, northeast of the Battery on the East River in Wallabout Basin, a semicircular bend of the river across from Corlear's Hook in Manhattan.
The Busch-Sulzer Bros.
Coco Solo was a United States Navy submarine base and naval air station established 6 May 1918 on the Atlantic Ocean (northwest) side of the Panama Canal Zone, near Colón, Panama.
Connecticut is the southernmost state in the region of the United States known as New England.
Crash Dive is a World War II film in Technicolor released in 1943.
A deck gun is a type of artillery cannon mounted on the deck of a ship or submarine.
The diesel engine (also known as a compression-ignition or 'CI' engine) is an internal combustion engine in which ignition of the fuel that has been injected into the combustion chamber is initiated by the high temperature which a gas achieves when greatly compressed (adiabatic compression).
An electric motor is an electrical machine that converts electrical energy into mechanical energy.
The Electro-Dynamic Company manufactured electric motors 1880-2000, principally as a subsidiary of the Electric Boat Division of General Dynamics and its predecessors.
An electrochemical cell is a device capable of either generating electrical energy from chemical reactions or facilitating chemical reactions through the introduction of electrical energy.
Fore River Shipyard was a shipyard owned by General Dynamics Corporation located on Weymouth Fore River in Braintree and Quincy, Massachusetts.
General Dynamics Electric Boat (GDEB) is a subsidiary of General Dynamics Corporation.
Sir George Hubert Wilkins MC & Bar (31 October 188830 November 1958) was an Australian polar explorer, ornithologist, pilot, soldier, geographer and photographer.
Kittery is a town in York County, Maine, United States.
The Lake Torpedo Boat Company of Bridgeport, Connecticut was an early builder of submarines for the United States Navy.
These United States submarines were lost either to enemy action or to "storm or perils of the sea." See also the list of submarines of the United States Navy.
Submarines of the United States Navy are built in classes, using a single design for a number of boats.
The Treaty for the Limitation and Reduction of Naval Armament, commonly known as the London Naval Treaty, was an agreement between the United Kingdom, the Empire of Japan, France, Italy and the United States, signed on 22 April 1930, which regulated submarine warfare and limited naval shipbuilding.
Long Beach is a city in Los Angeles County in Southern California, on the Pacific coast of the United States.
Naval Submarine Base New London is the United States Navy's primary East Coast submarine base, also known as the "Home of the Submarine Force".
The New London Ship and Engine Company (NELSECO) was established in Groton, Connecticut as a subsidiary of the Electric Boat Company to manufacture diesel engines.
Newport is a seaside city on Aquidneck Island in Newport County, Rhode Island, United States.
The Panama Canal Zone (Zona del Canal de Panamá) was an unorganized territory of the United States from 1903 to 1979, centered on the Panama Canal in the Republic of Panama.
The Navy Yard, formerly known as the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard and Philadelphia Naval Business Center, was an important naval shipyard of the United States for over a century.
Philip H. Diehl (January 29, 1847 – April 7, 1913) was a German-American mechanical engineer and inventor who held several U.S. patents, including electric incandescent lamps, electric motors for sewing machines and other uses, and ceiling fans.
The Portsmouth Naval Shipyard (PNS), often called the Portsmouth Navy Yard, is a United States Navy shipyard located in Kittery on the southern boundary of Maine near the city of Portsmouth, New Hampshire.
Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PSNS & IMF) is a United States Navy shipyard covering 179 acres (0.7 km²) on Puget Sound at Bremerton, Washington in uninterrupted use since its establishment in 1891; it has also been known as Navy Yard Puget Sound, Bremerton Navy Yard, and Puget Sound Naval Shipyard.
Quincy (pronounced) is a city in Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States.
A submarine is a watercraft capable of independent operation underwater.
The 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.
A torpedo tube is a cylinder shaped device for launching torpedoes.
The United States L class submarines were a class of 11 submarines built 1914–1917, and were the United States Navy's first attempt at designing and building ocean-going submarines.
The United States N-class submarines were a class of seven coastal defense submarines built for the United States Navy during World War I.
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.
The R-class submarines were a class of United States Navy submarines active from 1918 until 1945.
World War I (WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War or the Great War, was a global war centered in Europe that began on 28 July 1914 and lasted until 11 November 1918.
World War II (WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, though related conflicts began earlier.
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.