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Naval Submarine Base New London
by David J. Bishop




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In over 200 rare, historical images, the story of one outstanding naval submarine base comes to life.


The first U.S. naval submarine base traces its origin to 1868, when the state of Connecticut and the city of New London granted the navy one hundred twelve acres of land across the Thames River in Groton. Naval Submarine Base New
London shows how this land developed from a depot for dry-docked ships and a coaling stationfor navy warships to its present designation as a submarine base. Nearly two hundred images depict the sailors and civilian workers who together maintained, serviced, and staffed the submarines, shops, and offices in support of the growing submarine fleet.

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Overview

In over 200 rare, historical images, the story of one outstanding naval submarine base comes to life.


The first U.S. naval submarine base traces its origin to 1868, when the state of Connecticut and the city of New London granted the navy one hundred twelve acres of land across the Thames River in Groton. Naval Submarine Base New
London shows how this land developed from a depot for dry-docked ships and a coaling stationfor navy warships to its present designation as a submarine base. Nearly two hundred images depict the sailors and civilian workers who together maintained, serviced, and staffed the submarines, shops, and offices in support of the growing submarine fleet.


 

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  • ISBN-13: 9780738538082
  • ISBN-10: 0738538086
  • Publisher: Arcadia Publishing (SC)
  • Publish Date: July 2005
  • Page Count: 128
  • Dimensions: 9.34 x 6.56 x 0.34 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.65 pounds

Series: Images of America (Arcadia Publishing)

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