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At random: USS R-6 was fitted the first prototype US submarine snorkel at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in the closing months of the European part of WW II in April / May 1945 and successfully tested it off Fort Lauderdale, Fl. as the war against Japan ended in August 1945. The snorkel was removed from the USS R-6 and she was decommissioned and scrapped in September 1945.
USS O-5 update

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Posted 2017-10-10 10:24 AM (#85324)


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Subject: USS O-5 update

Rare photo of ill-fated USS O-5. The sub seems to be on parade in a post WW I ceremony.


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