Naval Submarine Base New London (Paperback)

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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.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780738538082
ISBN-10: 0738538086
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing (SC)
Publication Date: July 20th, 2005
Pages: 128
Language: English
Series: Images of America (Arcadia Publishing)